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Show & Tell: Dalton Maag!

Posted on Feb 25th, 2018 by Kate Bingaman-Burt

Please help us welcome Dalton Maag!

Dalton Maag is a typeface design studio with offices in London and São Paulo, specializing in the design and production of retail and corporate fonts for clients including Google, Lush, Amazon, Nokia, Burberry, Nike, and the Rio Olympics. With over 25 years of experience Dalton Maag has earned awards from the Type Directors Club, Red Dot, D&AD and Designs of the Year. The team regularly hosts workshops with students and professionals from design and creative disciplines worldwide. The studio’s Operations Director Richard Bailey and Creative Director Lukas Paltram will share insights into their work.

This talk is free and open to the public!

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Show & Tell: This Design Studio

Posted on Feb 12th, 2018 by Kate Bingaman-Burt

Join us this Thursday as we welcome Portland based This design studio. This is a thoughtful design studio™, forged in friendship. They do brands. They do digital. They do physical. They make the little stuff better. They create custom solutions that reflect their unique vision, taste & humor. They don’t stop until they get it right. http://this.design/

Promo by Stephanie Gao

Facebook Invite —> https://www.facebook.com/events/176593259619122/

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Show & Tell: Shawna X!

Posted on Feb 5th, 2018 by Kate Bingaman-Burt



Above: Promo by PSUGD student Stephanie Doshier
Please help us welcome Shawna X this Thursday at noon in room 320as we beam her in via google from NYC!

Above: Shawna with her installation at the W Hotel

Shawna X is an artist & visual designer residing in New York, working with various media including digital illustration, painting, motion, and environmental design. Her work exhibits interest in vibrant colors and juxtaposition of shape and composition to evoke energy, seduction, and morbid curiosity. She is also an adjunct at Parsons School of Design. Client list includes: Adobe, Google, Adidas, Samsung, Vice, Warby Parker, Converse, and Ghostly International.

Above: Shawna’s work at Portland’s Warby Parker 

Above: Mural for Forest for the Trees


Above: Time Square illustrations for Samsung

Read a bit more about her (interview HERE and HERE!) before showing up for her talk this Thursday at noon in room 320! It’s free and open to the public.

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Show & Tell: Owen Jones!

Posted on Jan 22nd, 2018 by Kate Bingaman-Burt


Owen Jones
is a creative agency, a design studio, a strategy practice, a writing lab, a content producer, a dev shop, and an experience curator. That is to say, we’re a brand agency, with the skills, experience, and people to help great brands do greater things. We are welcoming four PSUGD Alumni who work at Owen Jones to share their experiences with life after school and what it’s like to work for Owen Jones. Please join us on Thursday, January 25th at noon to welcome back Jessica Lyons, Norm McCuller, Megan Odell and Ethan Allen Smith!

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Show & Tell: Rob Lewis + Collage Club!

Posted on Jan 16th, 2018 by Kate Bingaman-Burt

Hey all! Come and meet Kamp Grizzly Art Director Rob Lewis as he shares one of his loves: Collage! Rob will kick off the event talking about collage techniques and then we will all dive in and start working on our own collages that will then be complied into a collaborative PSUGD Zine. Supplies will be provided, but feel free to bring your own favorite materials as well!

Rob Lewis is an Art Director at Portland based creative agency and studio Kamp Grizzly. He hates meetings, likes buying records just to look at the covers and can always tell when someone has moved something on his desk. Always.

Promo by James Casey

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