Monthly Archives: August 2011

W+Ker Series: Meet Brandon

Virginia native Brandon Thornton has been with W+K as a planner for nearly a year, and between his work, his photography and sneaker hobbies and his blog about Portland arts and culture, he’s really settling into his new Oregon home. Check out our interview with Brandon to learn more about this fascinating guy.
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Help Cure Cancer by Following WKE & Jack’s Long-Distance Paddling Video Project

A cancer diagnosis touches more than just the person receiving it – it radiates out, affecting family, friends and beyond. So when W+K’s Max Erdenberger heard about his friend Jack Marshall Shimko’s battle with Hodgkins Lymphoma and personal project to paddle 150 miles through the open ocean, he reached out to his W+K colleagues. WKE’s Janice Grube was especially moved by Jack’s story, having lost both her parents to cancer.
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Musician & Comic Artist Daniel Johnston Concludes Space Ducks Art Show with Concert Performance in W+K Foyer

On Thursday, the month-long show of Daniel Johnston’s Space Ducks: An Infinite Comic Book of Musical Greatness concluded with a performance by the man himself. The event coincided with the relaunch of his site, http://hihowareyou.com, produced in partnership with W+K and WKE.
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Our Favorite W+K Global Posts, August 22-26

Adult movie posters, Kennedy+Wieden, changing the face of the music industry and inadvertently showing up to work wearing the exact same outfit? Yep, sounds like W+K global! Check out last week’s top posts from London, Amsterdam, Tokyo, Delhi and Portland below the jump, plus the best .gif of the week.
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