We’re starting a new series featuring W+Kers in the Portland Office to give you a peek into the agency through the lens of their experiences. This week, we interview Masataka Odaka (a.k.a. Taka) who hailed from Japan and is now the creative assistant to John Jay.
Do you remember what it was like when you pulled out a shiny, new pencil from your pencil case in grade school? How it made you suddenly write nicer than normal and how the never-used pink eraser seemed to look up and commend you for your hard work? We felt that way last week… except we are adults now and adult pencils are way cooler.
Kina Grannis stopped by W+K last week on her west coast tour to serenade us over lunch. Kina’s video, “Message From Your Heart,” aired during the Superbowl in 2008 and thanks to 97 million viewers, she walked away with a record deal. Continue reading →
Kenya Hara is an amazing contemporary art director, a superstar in Japan and beyond and is the art director for one of the most revered brands in the world: MUJI. Hara recently visited Portland and sat down to give a talk about “Emptiness” at Wieden+Kennedy.