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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Our Favorite Holiday Campaigns | 2020 Edition

It’s our favorite time of the year! Presenting a selection of the animated campaigns that caught our eye this holiday season.

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DevNW

When two Oregon nonprofits merged to better serve our community, we developed a brand identity & website that would clearly tell the merged organization's story and highlight its services.

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RQ

A full rebrand for a decades-old design-build construction firm, timed to coincide with the move into their new San Diego-based HQ.

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Our Favorite Halloween Campaigns | 2020 Edition

The challenges of this year have led marketers to get more creative than usual with their campaigns — the results are frightfully delightful.

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ColdFire Brewing | The Barrel-Aged Series

ColdFire Brewing’s barrel-aged beers often spend two years on oak before they’re bottled up. So, the bottles? They needed to be worthy of such beers.

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12 Tips for CPG Startups

What we’ve learned from years of starting, building, and growing CPG brands.

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Why Time Outside Matters

At Drawn, we've learned how essential it is to take a break and get outside — and having the beautiful PNW right in our back yards definitely doesn’t hurt.

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Culina | Quarantine Care Package

Using design to help a growing CPG brand, Culina, to give back to healthcare workers and others at the front lines of the fight against COVID-19.

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The Positive Power of Social Media

In a year that seems determined to keep people apart, social media has helped to strengthen the human spirit by bringing us together in new ways.

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La Familia: How Siete's Culture Influences Everything They Do

Siete Family Foods is a family-owned and operated CPG company that does things a little differently, putting family first, family second, and business third. The results are pretty remarkable.