A PRINTED & DIGITAL MAGAZINE OF INSPIRED IDEAS FROM CREATIVES AROUND THE WORLD.
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Books with Pictures | 1100 SE Division, Portland OR
Daedalus Books | 2074 NW Flanders, Portland OR
Grand Marketplace | 1005 SE Grand, Portland OR
Nationale | 3360 SE Division, Portland OR
Project Object | 2502 NE Sandy, Portland OR
Reading Frenzy | 3628 N Mississippi, Portland OR
Trove | 126 SW Stark, Portland OR
Wild Shaman | 931 A SE 6th Ave., Portland OR
Wired Up Modern Conveniences | 2608 Dunlavy, Houston TX
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Adrian X Sands / Amanda Adam / Amy Roiland / Anali Gomez / Anica Preston / Andrew Duston / Andrew Gist / Antonio Brasko / Ariel Weiser / Bare Bean Belize / Bare Body Co. / Beach Bones Jewelry / Blossom / Body Blendz / Britt Mohr / Caitlin Rose / Carrie Clore / Chacha Sands / Chelsea Uniqorn / Christina Gontzes / Christine Taylor / Chris Guest / Clara Raposo / Claudio Parentela / Cristian Fernandez Ocampo / Danica Sullivan / Daniel Cardoza / Daniel Yu / Debi Sands / Decilien Lovensky / Dela Lampacher / Dmitri Pryahin / Eugenie Fontana / Fit Mud / Fitch J. / Grace Rivera / Greg Khng / Greta Morta / Grounded Body Scrub / Hanna Agar / Harlee Case / Happy Hour & Co. / Hillery Sproatt / Isi Akahome / Jade Daniels / Jayna Steffens / JD White / Jearlean Taylor / Jeff Kinkade / Jen Dwyer / Jenny Klion / Jordan Hayles / Justin Anantawan / Kael Tarog / Karina Niño de Rivera / Kate Simmons / Katharine Coldiron / Keanu Narciso / Kelsey Birsa / Kim Preston / Kristina Varaksina / Ladies of Paradise / L. Rigdon / Mattia Giordano / Max Barsana / Meeta Mastani / Molly Debiak / Mr. Bean Body / Nes Vuckovic / Nina Val / Nicole Chiang / Noah Bailey / Oh Honey Skin Care / Organicc Muck / Parker Day / Peter Litster / Raphaël Lewi / Raul Barasa / Reid Lopes / Revival Body Care / S. R. Stewart / Sarah Wolf / Sean Abplanalp / Shannon Wheeler / Shelly Sazdanoff / Squirrel VS Coyote / Stand Up Comedy / Stephanie Coren / Stephen Harper / Susan Khan / Tegan Price / The Aromatherapy Co. / Upper Metal Class / Vee Qian / Wild Shaman / Willyum Beck / Woman's Touch Apparel / Zach Westerman
HOW TO contribute
We are always accepting submissions! The call for art is now open for issues No. 06 Cold Feet, No. 07 Two Faced, and No. 08 Nail Biter.
Please send submissions to email@example.com
No. 07 Two Faced
Beauty, makeup, facial features, expressions and more: this issue mirrors our culture’s relationship with the face.
No. 08 Nail Biter
Middle finger or ring finger, manicured or working, high fives and thumb wars, this issue points out our culture’s relationship to hands.
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THE B TEAM
As founder of Crib Design House and creator of Beacon, Chacha Sands is committed to creative collaborations and ambitious entrepreneurial endeavors. She is passionate about creating space, celebrating talent, and exploring what is possible.
Director of Design
Zach Westerman is a forward-thinking, creative dude based in the Chicago area. Dedicated to communicating great ideas, daily, through all things audio/visual.
Las Vegas born and PNW raised, Britt Mohr, is a scatterbrained visual artist, ranging from film production to graphic design. She studied film production at Portland State University and found her creativity flowed into art direction and cinematography. Curiosity and eagerness lead to exploring other visual arts like graphic design and illustration. Her inspirations include anything from bold simplicity to loud expressive design.
RESIDENT CONTRIBUTORS + INTERNSHIPS
Lead Graphic Designer, No. 05 Split Ends
Ariel is a graphic designer, digital artist, and a founding member of a digital studio in southeast Portland. She is fascinated by language and obsessed with color, and uses her creative practice to explore these phenomena in depth. She likes to treat her creative process as a form of research, a methodology for asking questions. Her latest experimental obsession is plant sculptures and plant-based installation art.
Lead Graphic Designer, No. 06 Cold Feet
Nathan was raised in Napa, and educated at the University of Oregon where he emphasized in Illustration and Branding. He constantly seeks the visual story in anything and everything around him through mixed medias. He's currently adventuring in Portland, while keeping true to his his roots by loving wine.
From Massachusetts to Oregon, Reid has experienced a range of environments that influence what he puts forward in his film, photography, and design. Although his artistic interests seemingly change every day, one thing has stayed constant — his ambition to learn.
Stephanie Guy graduated from Lewis & Clark College with a BA in Sociology/Anthropology. She has been a lifelong, primarily analog, artist working in pen and ink.
Animator + Illustrator
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