A PRINTED & DIGITAL MAGAZINE OF INSPIRED IDEAS FROM CREATIVES AROUND THE WORLD.
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FROM CREATIVES AROUND THE WORLD:
Argentina | Australia | Belize | Brazil | Canada | China | Dominican Republic | Egypt | England | France
Germany | Hungary | India | Ireland | Italy | Japan | Mexico | New Zealand | Russia | Trinidad | Turkey | United States
HOW TO contribute
We accept creative content of any kind! The call for content is now open for all issues in Volume III: No. 09 Tan Lines, No. 10 Four Eyes, No. 11 Big Mouth and No. 12 Air Head. You will be contacted by the Beacon Team if your work is chosen for the publication. All contributors are required to sign a Release Form stating ownership of said work and permission to publish.
Please send submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org - subject: No. xx Title of Issue, First/Last Name of Contributor
Beacon has been independently published and funded by Crib Design House and ad-free since its inception. Your support contributes to costs associated with printing, publishing, marketing and staffing.
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 Graphic 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.
Director of Visual Content
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.
Director of Written Content
Kailla Coomes has lived in Oregon for 14 years and considers herself an Oregonian. She has written for Portland Monthly and Portland Interview Magazine. Creative writing is her jam and would love nothing more than to to publish a book of poetry someday. Every person has a story and Kailla’s passion lies in making sure those stories are told.
Director of Musical Content
Intern | 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.
Intern | Lead Graphic Designer, No. 06 Cold Feet
Nathan was raised in Napa, and educated at the University of Oregon, where he focused on Illustration and Branding. He constantly seeks to tell new stories through a range of mixed medias. He's currently adventuring in the forests of Portland, while keeping true to his roots by loving wine.
Intern | Lead Graphic Designer, No. 07 Two Faced
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.
Intern | Lead Graphic Designer, No. 08 Nail Biter
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.
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