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Eastside Distilling’s spirits, complete with label designs by David Bailey Design are featured in this cool video from Travel Portland. Go ahead … click on it. The labels make a close-up appearance at the :44 second mark....

Shame on us! The Blog-o-luxe™ 5000 has been unplugged this Summer, but DBD has been busy! We've been creating user-interface designs for new client, Twitalyzer, managing design, advertising and marketing for Lapchi Carpets, creating label designs for Eastside Distilling, building a website for PACCAR Parts, and a doing a whole lot more for our entire roster of clients. Rest assured, the Blog-o-luxe is humming to life again and should soon be churning out more posts for your perusal. In the meantime, you can also get updates via our Facebook page and Twitter. What are you waiting for? Click the links already!...

We’ve been passing out Smells Like Pop buttons all this week at MusicFest NW. And, guess what? We just learned that the “musical toot” logo we designed for SLP is going to be featured in the next Logo Lounge anthology of logos! This is one of the primo hardcover collections of branding designs. Woot! Toot!...

The website we designed for Distillery Row was built in Wordpress using a Woo theme as the base of the site. We're happy to share that the nice people at Woo Themes liked what we did, and have added the site to their Featured section of their showcase. Here's a bit of what they wrote: “I just wanted to reach out and say great job on the site! Seriously, it looks great and I definitely hope you’re enjoying the theme ...

If you’re wondering why we haven't been posting much to our blog lately, the answer is simple. We’ve been busy getting to know some very nice new clients* and creating some very nice new design work for them! Who are these businesses you ask? Here they are...

It's nice to take a pause in our creative work every once-in-a-while and give a hearty "thank you" to our new and continuing clients! Obviously our business would be nothing without our clients, but we like to think of them as our partners--after all, we're all in this together. We've been fortunate that almost all of our business comes from referrals -- here's some new clients we'd like you to meet: Muffinhead Dog Outerwear for dogs locally-made from sustainable and recycled materials (people clothes!) Website coming soon...

May 15-24 is designated as International Pickle Week, though the days add up to 10 instead of the traditional seven. Maybe that's because pickles are so darn flavorful, that they can be fully experienced in just one short week! International Pickle Week was first celebrated in 1948, but pickles date back so far that no one can say for sure when they first appeared. The estimate for the origin of cucumbers in vinegar dates back more than 4,000 years. The fact that Pickle Week is an international celebration may be due to the variety of cultures that endorse the tasty treat. From...

We love promoting our wonderful clients' businesses and products to our friends and potential customers. Especially when they're doing great things for the environment! Today is Earth Day, so we're happily calling your attention to a few of our clients who are doing positive, earth-friendly things with their businesses...

A recent article in PC World, WordPress Guns for Web Content Management Duties posed the question, is Wordpress finally at a technological level to be a qualified as a CMS (Content Management System)? "There's a debate raging within Twitter about whether traditional blogging platform WordPress is also a CMS," wrote Tony Byrne in a blog post. Byrne is the founder of the CMS analyst firm The Real Story Group, formerly called CMS Watch. "Our take: many organizations are using WordPress as a CMS. That makes it a CMS." Our response is the same. For smaller websites, Wordpress gives you all the control and...

OK, we're actually welcoming some new clients, but we prefer to think of them as partners. You see, for the time that we are strategizing and planning how to best to sell your business, service or product, we are doing it like we are on-staff, not as an outside consultant. We love to learn the ins-and-outs of your business and take a personal interest in solving your marketing challenges. Here are some new partners we're working with now • Jacobs Heating and Cooling* • vmhCare* • V Journal • McKee Garden Design *with Herman Consulting...