THE SOULS: A Creative Playground

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THE SOULS: Dream Girl Interrupted

BY IN The Souls

Suddenly, I realized I had lost everything. My 15-year old business, my house, the familiar pattern of my home life…détruit. It was like being pulled from a deep, cloudless dream and plunged into ice water. But this isn’t about the [...]

4 years ago / Comments

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MAR

A Creative Life, Part 1

BY IN The Souls

I’m in awe of the gift of creativity…a feeling that’s never gone away. I’m like a little kid who got to run away and join the circus. A 15-year journey of awesomeness. So I thought I’d share some of the ideas [...]

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FEB

PORTLAND’S CREATIVE MECCA

BY IN The Souls

A few years ago, I was hiring a big resume from San Francisco…MTV, Sega, Ubisoft, etc. He reminded me of Adam Sandler (who, as it turns out, he went to school with)—quick witted, ironically funny, a glass half empty kinda [...]

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OCT

The Beatles … The Perfect Creative Dynamic

BY IN The Souls

A creative friend once told me about a novel, Fortress of Solitude, in which a character poses the following theory: To build the perfect creative team dynamic, look only to The Beatles. The theory—although fictional—always stuck with me. Given my years [...]

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SEP

In Search of Baby Bear

BY IN The Souls

From my years in creating my own content marketing firm and our photo card products, I can tell you with absolute certainty that the one thing which distinguishes a creative endeavor, so that it soars above all others, is the [...]

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AUG

The Souls

BY IN The Souls

Hello, my name is Wendi and I’m the creator and founder of several Portland-bound companies—from the old Curiosity Group and Scout Creative, to the newly spun off Crush Creative and its sister company, Foto Crush (our stationery and photo card [...]

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AUG

Imaginary friends • Imaginary world

BY IN The Souls

When we first started our creative company, we envisioned a world where curiosity, childlike wonder, and imagination ruled. A world right behind the wall, beyond the plaster, beyond the wood and studs. If you could peel back the wall, what [...]

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JUL