Our Thoughts

Drawn

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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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.

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Press Release: Oct. 23, 2018 | Service Design Week 2018

Drawn Agency champions responsive service design for the benefit of all at Service Design Week 2018: How designing brand experiences that are responsive rather than reactive helped one Oregon design agency create valuable opportunities.

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The Bard, Part 3: Ideate, Make, Shoot, Post, Engage

How the Bard meets our needs as a dynamic agency (and helps us to meet those of our clients) in an ever-changing creative landscape.

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The Bard, Part 2: A Salvaged History

Ninety percent of the materials used in the Bard’s construction were salvaged from other forgotten stories, which means that Drawn's new space is steeped in history and rich with texture. Just like the agency itself and each of our clients, our building has a story.

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The Bard, Part 1: Casting the Dream

Shakespeare's Juliet once asked, "What's in a name?" In our building's case, quite a lot. Here's the story (and philosophy) behind Drawn's new HQ, told in three parts.