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Peter Yue
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Nike SNKRS Presents: Masters of Air, Vol. 1
Many classic sneakers resurface over and over again, year after year. Casual observers are familiar with those shoes and enthusiasts know them by heart. Their names conjure a certain mood and feeling. The Adidas Superstar. The Jack Purcell. Air Force One. C...

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Yesterday's Tomorrow - A Portland Journey
Take a look at this nice little video pulled from 2015 TEDx Portland. It made me think about all the interesting stories that have gone on in Portland, OR. I want to hear all the intriguing stories from all corners of this town.

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Janitor
Gabe Sonnier hasn't forgotten where he's from. He was the janitor at Port Barre Elementary in Port Barre, Louisiana and rose to become the school's principal. I have to confess I've always liked the top dog who has underdog roots. Perseverance and grit is s...

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Obama, Trans-Pacific Partnership, Nike and Local Design Business
I've been on a few projects at Nike in Beaverton.  Word came in a few days ago that President Barack Obama planned to stop by campus to tour a bit and to pontificate about the Trans-Pacific Partnership. The President of the U.S.  spoke  about the TPP and it...

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My version of the PTA.
It’s been a busy spring picking up projects here and there. Many creatives go through projects that help pay the bills and fill up extra bandwidth with personal projects (that don’t pay much or at all). I try to work on projects that have a significant pers...

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All-Things-80s & Arnold
Have you ever had a wild hair to curate and design an 80s themed pop-up art show with Arnold Schwarzenegger as part of the subject matter? No? Well, I did. It was called, “All-Things-80s & Arnold” and was hosted at the Calico Room. I folded the show into a ...

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The World is Made of Bits of Language. Google's Made with Code.
I'm always a big fan of inspirational and engaging bits of content. This is one of them. Google launched Made with Code , an initiative to inspire millions of teen girls to start coding. MIT Media Lab, Chelsea Clinton and the Girl Scouts of the USA partnere...

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Uncle Pete's Fantasy Blazer Basketball Team
To celebrate the Blazers advancing past the first round of the NBA playoffs in 14 years and now on the brink of elimination in the second round by the San Antonio Spurs I give you 'Uncle Pete's Fantasy Blazer Basketball Team' illustrated by yours truly. Thi...

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I Have a Time Machine Made Out of a Hat
You may see me wearing a worn out, dopey trucker hat covering up a bad hair day or perhaps brought to shade my eyes on a sunny day. It may not look like a high-tech piece of time traveling equipment but for me it’s a personal TARDIS . Sometime in ’83 or ’84...

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Once Upon a Time in Shaolin
The Wu is trying to use a secret double album to be "a springboard for the reconsideration of music as art". The hope is that it will conceptually help restore music to a place alongside great visual works. Not a bad idea but I'm guessing that they're also ...
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