The story of our rebrand.
The story of our rebrand.
As a cultural and creative activity, design has a lot to answer for. Every choice we make as designers has ripple effects in society, both aesthetically and anthropologically.
Work is important, but this company really believes life and health comes first.
A panel discussion leads to fresh ideas about what we should expect in our work cultures.
In which Talie, Scott, and Becca express their gratitude and excitement to be doing this work.
We make most decisions at the agency with team input. So we asked ourselves: Why hadn’t we approached PTO the same way?
The process of reimagining an organizational identity can produce both excitement and fear. Going through a rebranding process means holding up a mirror to your organization — and yourself.
I helped judge Visible Alliance's first ever Design Equity Tournament
Remember 2017? Me neither, but apparently I took part in a Mac’s List panel.
We conducted a workshop with Boston-area startups on the vital link between brand and business success.
Forgot that it's Thanksgiving? Check out some sweet (and savory) dishes from our family to yours.
Many scenarios for the future of AR are terrifying. But what if it can make us better people?
You too can harness the power of communication through crappy sketching.
We have a fervent belief in listening as the most important skill to bring to redesigning organizations, experiences, and systems.
We're four years old and doubling down on our mission and values. Here are the people and organizations inspiring us along the way.
Our client went to great lengths (literally) to reach a larger audience with a traveling exhibit about hunger in America. When they came to our town they managed to reach us, as well.
Our endless curiosity around telling more complex, vibrant stories had us building an exhibit that tells a story of our work and its impact on organizations.
Working with a foundation has made us take another look at how we want to do business in the world and work toward building community.
It turns out having a guiding purpose has far-reaching effects on all aspects of our work.
Tools can either make your work life amazing or frustrating. Meet our favorites.
Choosing a platform for your website is – it turns out – quite an important, personal matter.
After we changed our name and our look, the next step was to re-do our website. Here's what we did and why.
A story of friends, neighbors, and a little bit of business mixed in. The story of Smith & Connors is one of community.
Our PDX office has moved! We're in a great new office in the Hawthorne district.
With a new name in place, we needed a new logo and brand.
We recently changed our name and our look, a change that came out of the same process we use with our clients.
Good branding is important, no matter what your organizational goals.
Big changes are afoot for us, starting with our new name and brand.
In which we attend an eclectic and impactful conference right here in Portland.
We love it so, so much because it saves everyone time and complexity.
As we head to SearchFest, we muse on storytelling and the art of SEO.
The other day, I got a chance to try out the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset. I'm convinced that Oculus is the real thing, and my 14-year-old self is cheering and asking when he can play Zelda on it. But what does it mean for the web?
With countless content management systems to choose from, why did we choose New Zealand-based SilverStripe as our go-to CMS?
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