Show & Tell: Drake Ramberg

Posted on Feb 13th, 2019 by Kate Bingaman-Burt

We are so excited to have Drake, a 1985 PSU GD alumni, as our Show & Tell guest this week!

Drake Ramberg is a native Portlander, PSU Graduate, artist, and veteran Nike Designer. Spanning a 30 year career at Nike, he’s had the privilege of designing graphics for European soccer clubs, NFL Football teams, NCAA Basketball, and worked on a variety of collections in Apparel, Headwear, and Footwear. He is currently the Design Operations Director for Nike’s Blue Ribbon Studio.


Remember: Sign up for Mentorship!

Posted on Feb 4th, 2019 by Kate Bingaman-Burt

It’s a team effort! Remember to sign up for Mentorship! It takes two to make dreams come true! The Sophomore Portfolio Review is a stressful time, but you don’t have to go through it alone! Sophomores can sign up to meet a Junior or Senior who can pass on their wisdom. Juniors and Seniors can sign up to be paired with a Sophomore in need of feedback and advice.

Juniors and Seniors sign up here:
Sophomores sign up here:



Submit to this term’s ANNEX Zine!

Posted on Feb 4th, 2019 by Kate Bingaman-Burt

Submit to this term’s Annex Zine! Share your designs, poetry, coffee recs, and/or experiments! Zoom them to and by February 19th!


Show & Tell: Tanya Naylor Jacobson

Posted on Feb 4th, 2019 by Kate Bingaman-Burt


PSUGD Alumni Tanya Naylor Jacobson will be talking about brand execution, presentation, the hiring process and how to stand out in a sea of designers.

Come with questions!

Tanya graduated from Portland State in 2011 and is a designer based in Minneapolis, MN. She is currently the Senior Designer at 
Sussner Design Company, a design firm that specializes in creating standout brand identities, where she art directs, collaborates and has been designing for for 7+ years. Founder of Carousel DesignTanya has been providing thoughtful design, exploration and execution to the faded and outdated through contracting/ freelancing/ and her nine-to-fiver for nearly a decade.



Winter Riso Room Hours!

Posted on Jan 20th, 2019 by Kate Bingaman-Burt

The psugd_riso is open for the term! Come and print Tuesday 3-6 with Zak Stone, Wednesday 3-6 with Emily Rask and Thursday 3-6 with Kami.Gould! Let’s make some prints! Read up about the PSUGD Riso here!