Founded in 1991 by Portland artists as a creative resource, today Plazm is an award-winning design firm led by creative director Joshua Berger. The annual Plazm magazine publishes challenging and innovative art, design, cultural, and literary works and is distributed worldwide. For clients including Nike, LucasFilm, ESPN, Burgerville, The Cooley Gallery, and Portland Center Stage, the design studio builds brand identities, advertising, custom typography, and interactive and retail experiences. The studio's depth of experience with editorial design is showcased in the Plazm-authored XXX: The Power of Sex in Contemporary Design and other books.
ID magazine listed Plazm as one of the world's 40 most influential design firms. Numerous publications and award shows feature Plazm