This summer the Laurelhurst neighborhood (home to Brigit Communications Collective) launched its plan to complete historic district designation. We couldn't help ourselves -- we had to create a rally cry logo!
We used the neighborhood's iconic Coe Circle statue of Joan of Arc, and played off her flag to shape our slogan (and of course we had to incorporate that great 1970's lettering used in the Laurelhurst logo. Big shout out to designer Rene Choy for helping to shape this vision, and to StevensIS printing for creating some beautiful decals and posters. (T-shirts coming soon).
Portland is a city of vibrant, historic and ever-changing neighborhoods. It's hard to choose a favorite -- and each have their own special coffeeshop, corner bar or brewpub, and most likely a few places to eat (with a James Beard Award-winning chef inside). Many of our neighborhoods are also challenged with issues around development, homelessness and crime – and just the general need to engage with neighbors (hence, the success of and our love/hate relationship with sites like Nextdoor).
When we got the opportunity to re-do the Laurelhurst Neighborhood Association website we jumped at it – seeing a great opportunity to cr...