Thoughts

About Drawn Close

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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[un] Field Notes: Thoughts on Working From Home

Our writer's take on working from home during a pandemic: the ups, the downs, and a few tips for maximizing productivity.

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Drawn to Culture: Must-Reads

From historical non-fiction to vintage brand standards to bedtime stories, here’s what we’re reading (and loving) at Drawn.

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Drawn to Fall: A Playlist

A Drawn-curated playlist that'll give you all the fall feels.

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Why Images Matter with Trask Bedortha

Drawn's photographer and senior designer on the power of imagery and the value of visual design elements.

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Press Release: May 28, 2019 | ABAE's Dave Hauser Business Patron of the Year Award

Drawn Agency to receive the 2019 Dave Hauser Business Patron of the Year Award: Arts & Business Alliance of Eugene’s Business Patron of the Year Award recognizes one business each year for its notable contribution to the local arts community.

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Drawn to Spring: A Playlist

A Drawn-curated playlist to help you welcome the brand new season and put a little spring in your step.

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Drawn In: A Photographic Survey Of Drawn-Designed Interiors

Our talented, in-house photographer, Trask Bedortha, beautifully captures our clients' stories and the work that we do for them. While his images regularly inspire us, we happen to think that his shots of our interior design work are some of his best. Here's a sampling — prepare to feel an intense urge to dine out.

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BOLD Predictions for the Year Ahead

Our incredibly audacious predictions for 2019. (We really went out on a limb here.)

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The Craft of Giving

There are some interesting parallels between gift giving ('tis the season) and the work that we do with our clients. Here are some tips for approaching gifting like a designer.

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How HCD Took the Wind Out of Our Flag Project

That awkward moment when you realize that there's no such thing as a design project that isn't human centered.