In 2006, the third class of W+K 12, Portland’s in-house advertising school, collaborated on a project to introduce themselves to the agency. That project was the “Fail Harder” wall, an art installation that remains one of the most popular pieces of art in the agency. Continue reading →
You and eight friends walk into a dark room. The door slams shut behind you and you hear the click of the lock turning in the door. A countdown timer illuminates: 60 minutes remaining.
No, you’re not in gore-horror-hit Saw–you’re playing “Spark of Resistance“, a real-life escape the room game in Portland, Oregon, designed and built by W+K interactive strategist Laura E. Hall and her creative compatriots, 60 Minutes to Escape.
Escape room games are puzzle events played in real-life environments. Much like a strategic briefing meeting, participants are locked in a room together and must solve puzzles and use their skills to escape in the allotted time frame. Continue reading →
It is a truth universally acknowledged that snack foods are the best, and the only thing better than snack foods is actually eating them. But it turns out there’s one thing that’s almost as good as these delectable morsels–and that thing is a free, awesome online magazine devoted to this very topic: Snacks Quarterly. Continue reading →