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2009 Portland

WHEN:

Saturday, March 7, 2009

This event has passed.

WHERE:

Portland Art Museum
1219 SW Park Avenue
Portland, OR 97205
503-226-2811
www.portlandartmuseum.org

JUDGES:

Craig Wollen

CRAIG WOLLEN
Creative Director-Twenty Four Seven

Craig has 20+ years of experience developing strategy, 2D and 3D experiences for some of the worlds’ most innovative brands. He is an internationally award-winning designer whose achievements have been recognized with numerous design awards from industry magazines and trade associations including but not limited to: Exhibitor Magazine, National Association of Store Fixturing Manufacturers, HOW Magazine and Visual Merchandising + Store Design.


Howard Lichter

HOWARD LICHTER
Global Creative Director, Retail-Nike

Howard has been a designer with Nike for the past 12 years, working with the brand, retail and product design teams. Previously, Howard served as brand design creative director for Nike’s Asia Pacific region and moved to Tokyo to design specifically for the Japanese market. Howard recently returned to the Pacific Northwest where he is now global creative director for Nike retail.


Sean O'Connor

SEAN O'CONNOR
Creative Director, Downstream

Sean O’Connor is a creative director at Downstream and has been designing around the world for over 15 years. Sean started his humble career out in Nike’s retail design group working on Niketown concepts from LA to London. After a 6 year stint owning his own retail design agency in Amsterdam called Storeage and enjoying the local culture more than he should have, Sean headed back to PDX and reconnected with old friends.


Stacy Dye

STACY DYE
Global Senior Merchandising Manager-Nike

Chasing snow led to waterproof fabrics, storm flaps, and powder skirts. Stacy has spent the past 15 years enjoying what she refers to as “work” (Alphanumeric, Copia, DC Shoe Co, etc). Stacy currently lives in Portland, OR and works at the Swoosh. In her spare time she enjoys hunting for vintage furniture, listening to Heart and wearing Wellies cause they’re rad and it rains a lot.


PORTLAND TEAM:

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TOMMY ALFSON
Student of Design

One of the rare, true natives to Portland, Tommy spent his youth building forts and hunting with BB guns.  Currently working in the world of interior design, while in his final term of the Design Management program at the Art Institute of Portland, he has enjoyed a varied background ranging from graphic design and photography, to styling (The North Face, Ann Taylor, Hurley, Adidas, Nike, Yamaha) and a brief stint making street signs.  Tommy is the one who always gets asked to cook, taps to the beat, never the first one to arrive, can taste the difference, and could wear a different pair of shoes everyday for a month.



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PINEY KAHN
Partner & Founder, milk milk

A veteran of pop culture biz (Capitol Records, Grand Royal/Beastie Boys, DC Shoes, etnies, and Red Bull), Piney founded milk milk (a marketing collective) in 2006 to do what she loves best – connect people. Piney lives in Portland, OR, where she enjoys watching Dr. Who and embarking on ill-advised home improvement projects.

 


Milk Milk


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JASON RESCH
Senior Account Manager, Twenty Four Seven

Jason Resch is a Senior Account Manager for an internationally award-winning multi-disciplinary design firm: Twenty Four Seven. His specialties include research, branding, marketing, and community outreach. His Twenty Four Seven projects range from managing the design/build process of world-class retail stores, shop-in-shops, and retail extensions to research projects that cut across strategy, 2D and 3D. Resch, an art community advocate, also teaches at the Pacific Northwest College of Art within the Communication Design program. www.twentyfour7.com www.pnca.edu




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SHOAM THOMAS
Design Director, Downstream

Shoam is a West coast designer who has worked for the likes of Mattel, Nike, Autodesk, and Nintendo and continues his pursuit of clear graphic communication in current interactive, environmental, and branded display projects. A renaissance man, he can be found in Portland bouncing from record shops to wine bars to clothing stores doing his part to keep the economy afloat.


shoamthomas.com
wearecache.com


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AMANDA KRAFFT
currently unemployed and totally awesome

Born and raised in Alaska (no, she doesn't know Sarah Palin), Amanda is new to the design world with a background in nonprofit work and an uncanny talent for making friends. When she isn't drinking caramel lattes you can find her rippin' up the dance floor, pouring over magazines, and hanging out with her twin sister.




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E2K
Event Producers

From the stadium to the symposium, from a cast of thousands to a single inspirational speaker, e2k applies creativity, state-of-the-art production systems, and technical expertise to every project. We strive to transform events into experiences, shows into magical moments, and clients into partners.

 

http://www.e2k.com/




THE 3D DESIGNS

Maha Al-Yousufi

Tobias Berblinger

Dominic Cardoso

James Owen

Maha Al-Yousufi

Tobias Berblinger

Dominic Cardoso

James Owen

People's Choice Prize

PORTLAND 3D DESIGN CONTESTANTS

JAMES OWEN

James Owen has been succeeding in design and product development for over fourteen years. His interest in art and culture began at an early age and he has honed and refined his skills, sensibilities, and expertise over the last decade creating products and strategies for a wide range of clients.


James Owen
myColor myIdea

DOMINIC CARDOSO

Name: Dominic Cardoso
From: The East Bay Area
School: University of Oregon
Afraid of: Losing
Anticipating: Wit
Hobbies: Pool


Dominic Cardoso
myColor myIdea

MAHA AL-YOUSUFI

Architecturally Trained and 3DS Max is my Weapon.


Maha Al-Yousufi
myColor myIdea

TOBIAS BERBLINGER

Industrial Designer at Modern Edge, Inc. Student at the Art Institute of Portland. 10 years Graphic Design and Music Industry Experience. Interested in designing and constructing musical instruments and amplifiers.


Tobias_Dorklab
myColor myIdea

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