1. Coming together for better

    What does it mean to “Live Better?” For some people, it may mean cutting back on calories (goodbye, Christmas cookies!) and getting a little more physical activity. To others it could mean working a little less and spending a little more time with loved ones. Or possibly cutting back on a bad habit that prevents…

  2. CK Discovers New Use for Static Cling

    A new OR law requires landlords to disclose the smoking policy of their buildings to tenants as smoking with the shared ventilation systems of apartments is often a problem for renters. So with limited budget and a very targeted audience, we had a media challenge on our hands.

  3. Public Involvement through Social Media

    Our clients at the City of Portland’s Bureau of Planning & Sustainability came to us for help in shaping a city planning process that is anything but typical. For starters, the Portland Plan is a once in 30-year plan that will set the course for investment in Portland for the next three decades.

  4. Granny Franny is named Portland’s next top model

    Last week the postcard we created for the Portland Plan hit mailboxes around the city—now our model is famous…or at least The Oregonian says so. Reporter Anne Saker calls Mary Frances “Portland’s next top model.” We agree.  Check out the great coverage.

  5. Granny transformation

    Today, the CK crew went to photograph our client’s grandmother for a citywide postcard.  She was most likely the nicest grandmother you’ll ever meet, but our task was to make her as angry as possible.  Check out the transformation.


    Watch out, Portland!  

  6. Sustaining Our Sustainability Wins

  7. Propaganda Promoting Bike Commuting

    Twelve minutes later, Mike clocks in at CK headquarters.

  8. Helping Oregon Tackle the Next Frontier of Smokefree Spaces

    The smokefree workplace law has been in effect for over a year.  Oregonians can no longer smoke in restaurants, bars or bingo halls.

  9. Portland Plan Phase TWO

    The call for community input is going out for Phase TWO of Portland’s 25-year plan. This set of workshops will focus on setting direction — identifying Portland’s goals and choosing targets that will help us meet them. Check the St. John’s Review today, the ad’s in there.