Neighborhood Notes Redesign

Neighborhood Notes ReDesign

Neighborhood Notes is currently in a “redesign phase” and we’re excited to show you the first completed step of that process, our stationery package.

Whoa… Redesign? what?

Yep. With our foray into print and web publishing, Neighborhood Notes needed a cohesive and professional design for our print and web publications. We turned to Alex Wijnen, the owner of Defteling Design and the creator of Cecily Ink (fine cards + fresh style) to design our logo, stationery package, website and newsletter/e-newsletter.

The results are simply amazing…

NN business cards

The next change that you will see is a redesign of the Neighborhood Notes Newsletter that will launch in our March/April issue (3/1). After that, you’ll see a dramatic facelift of the Neighborhood Notes website in March. More about that later!

Meanwhile, if you’d like to learn more about the design process of our stationery package, read about it on the Cecily Ink Blog.

If you’re a small business owner (or prospective business owner) and you’re considering whether or not to hire a professional to handle your branding and design, the short answer is that it’s worth every penny.

Neighborhood Notes
922 NW 11th Avenue
Portland, OR 97209


February 9, 2008. 2428125, 97209, design, favorite things, pearl district. 1 comment.

Changing Room Magazine Launches!

Changing Room Magazine Launches

The business of fashion has a new face. Say hello to Changing Room Magazine, a regional magazine that focuses on the business side of fashion retailing. It’s about time, right?

I’m really proud to be a contributor to this magazine (“Top 10 PR Tricks”) and look forward to reading the entire issue.

Read more about the magazine and launch party at Ultra.

February 4, 2008. favorite things, magazine, public relations, published work, Uncategorized, writing. Leave a comment.

Explore the Pearl Magazine Wedding Issue

Explore the Pearl Magazine Wedding Issue

Pick up your copy of the new Wedding Issue of Explore the Pearl Magazine . If it’s not in your mailbox, you can download a copy at the Oregonian website.

I’m particularly proud of this issue because it was the direct result of a pitch I made to the Pearl District Business Association and the Oregonian on behalf of wedding-related businesses in the neighborhood who want to highlight the Pearl as the destination to plan and host weddings.

Although it took a little time and effort to make this issue a reality, I think it was well worth it to support such a large group of local businesses.

January 14, 2008. 97209, favorite things, magazine, pearl district, pitching stories, public relations, published work, Uncategorized. Leave a comment.