All BG hosted sites being updated to WordPress 4.7.3 Security Release

WordPress 4.7.3 has just been released. It is the third in a series of recent security releases for WordPress core.

WordPress 4.7.2 was released on January 26th to fix a now famous WordPress defacementvulnerability. WordPress 4.7.1 was released on January 11th which fixed a vulnerability in PHPMailer.

This new 4.7.3 core release fixes three Cross Site Scripting vulnerabilities:

Cross-site scripting (XSS) via media file metadata. Cross-site scripting (XSS) via video URL in YouTube embeds.... Read more »

Inc. Magazine interviews Bauer Graphics CEO, Heather Bauer

In the summer of 2016, Bauer Graphics was approached by Inc. Magazine to do a piece on how our Bauer Graphics’ design studio is currently leveraging technology to support our clients and streamline our internal processes.

Our CEO and Creative Director, Heather Bauer, took point during this interview and shared that, “Technology is what drives our entire process.  Along with staying on top of multiple creative suite programs for design and digital work, our technology solutions allow... Read more »

…and the Awards Rained Like Donuts

“Look, it’s raining again.”

Over our 11 year history, Bauer Graphics has received it’s share of peer related accolades which include a handful of gold embossed certificates, a hearty collection of ‘pats on the back’ and countless recognition in “Best of [insert your city here] Awards for Graphic Design” emails. This year, however, we were taken aback by the cavalcade of awards that have come through the Bauer Graphics based on nominations from our partners... Read more »

Bauer Graphics’ Wings Hit the Road (Bridge of the Goddess half-marathon)

The Bridge of the Goddess half-marathon is a race that starts on the center of the Bridge of the Gods in beautiful Cascade Locks, Oregon on the banks of the Columbia River. There’s nothing else like it which is why Nike chose to design a special edition of the new Pegasus 31 running shoe just for the event.

Oh, and, did you happen to see those wings that adorn this shoe? Well, those “Goddess... Read more »

Will Ferrell’s #SuperMegaBlastMax Gamer Challenge

We’re filing this update under “Some Unbelievably Big News” as this week, Bauer Graphics and ++Good Games all came together on this IndieGogo campaign with Mr. Will Ferrell to raise funds for pediatric cancer patients, survivors and families.

“Will Ferrell is staking his claim on the gaming world, for a cause. After successfully proving his world dominance in activities ranging from drum battles to anchoring the... Read more »

Our first .graphics domain is, of course, Bauer.Graphics

Welcome to http://Bauer.Graphics

Yes! You can now enter the domain “” into your URL bar and it will take you directly to our site. The future is now, baby!

So, why are we making such a fuss about losing a simple “.com”? Well, it all started earlier this year when the first round of new domain extensions (also called new “top-level domains”) began to pop up around the interwebs. A top-level domain (TLD or... Read more »

Finding Portland, by Uncage the Soul, shows why we love our PDX

Finding Portland was produced, shot, and edited in 51 days for TEDx here in Portland, Oregon. Filmed during the month of April in Portland and the Columbia Gorge, this time-lapse piece, comprised of 308,829 photographs, was taken from over 50 unique locations including Portland Timbers season opening soccer game, the top of the Fremont Bridge, the Oneonta Gorge and more.

Finding Portland from Uncage the Soul Productions on Vimeo.

Neil Brown (HOW Magazine) with 6 suggestions on staying relevant

Creativity is like karate: without the constant applied heat of input or fuel, our creativity cools and reactions to our work go from “Wow!” to “Mmm, nice.”

– Neil Brown – Creative Director

Last week’s HOW Magazine newsletter came along with a piece from Neil Brown that talked about how easily your creative muscle can atrophy when working in the in-house creative environment. When restricted to working with the same quick turn set... Read more »

Sucker Punch Dips into the Printer Archives for Great Effect

inFAMOUS Second Son features some truly unique, graffiti-based cutscenes. Here’s a look at how Sucker Punch Studios made one of these scenes for the neon conduit, Fetch.

What I like most about this clip is that, while inFAMOUS Second Son is a truly cutting edge video game, Sucker Punch designers have opted to use an extremely “low tech” solution for these cutscenes that really goes along with the narrative of the game.

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Bauer Graphics helps Tektronix launch next generation of oscilloscopes

Bauer Graphics recently prepared a series of web ready videos to assist Tektronix in promoting their newest flagship 6-in-1 Mixed Domain Oscilloscope.  Having worked with Tektronix over the past two years, we are continually blown away by what goes in to treating these impressive feats of engineering.

The initial traffic reports have come back from the team at Tektronix and the results of the campaign are overwhelmingly positive.  One month after the product’s launch, the... Read more »