Our Thoughts

Sometimes deep, sometimes light, our team is constantly reading, observing, making connections to the past, and prospecting the future. Here are some of our musings:

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Drawn to Create: Side Projects

From woodworking to running an Etsy shop, our team has a wide range of surprising hobbies.

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Siete | The Booth

Get the skinny on our award-winning design for Siete’s custom trade show booth.

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The Drawn Brand | Brand Pillars

Brands can be fragile, so it’s important to anchor them with rock-solid foundations.

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Our Favorite Holiday Campaigns | 2021 Edition

This year, we’re reveling in suspension of disbelief. Won’t you join us?

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Triage By Design: Emergency Physician Bianca Jacobs, MD

Talking creative medicine & well-designed patient experiences with PeaceHealth ER doc and incurable problem solver Bianca Jacobs. This interview is part of our All By Design series, which challenges the traditional definition of design.

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The History of Halloween & Its Uniquely Spooky Brand

Delving into Halloween's history provides terrific context for the holiday's ghoulish iconography and creepy traditions.

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Designing Digital Experiences that Feel More Human with Porter

Design thinking has helped us to build technology that enhances human experiences, rather than dissolving them.

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Is a Digital Connection Enough?

Are digital connections inherently colder and less intimate than their in-person counterparts? We think not.

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Ugly Mugs: How Flawed Prototypes Lead to Good Design

The design process isn't always so linear, and perfection is rarely the initial outcome — especially when true customization is the goal.

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Are you ever too old to start a startup?

When it comes to launching a successful startup, age really is just a number — it’s your experience and connections that really count.