Andrew McMullen and I took a trip to Portland last week to meet up with a few people, hang out and work on some new video interviews for the site. We had an amazing trip and we really enjoyed Portland. We happened to be down for First Thursday, where all the galleries have their new shows opening and Sierra from Nike took us around for the evening and we got to check out some awesome shows. We hung out with Ryan Barrett, chilled with Rich Hirsch, met up with Mark Lewman at the design firm he’s a partner in, Nemo. We got to chill with Lewman for a bit and he gave us the grand tour of Nemo and while we were there, we saw an amazing photo show by photographer Danielle Levitt who has a book out with Powerhouse. We spent some time with Jordan Hufnagel, spent a lot of time at Powell’s Books and went to a really good show with Barrett and his roommate Adam, who works at Nemo. Adam designed some screen printed posters for the show that were amazing. Nemo has a poster project where every month they take some time out from doing client work and have some fun designing and printing posters. Check out a video for the poster/show we went to for Talk Demonic.
Big thanks to everyone we hung out with and a huge thanks to Aaron Lutze for letting us crash at his place! We’ll be back in March to work on some more contet for Defgrip, but for now, check out the photos from our trip after the jump.