Oregon…Creative?

Foreword: Bauer Graphics was recently asked by Oregon Creative Industries to design the OCI logo. We are honored to have the opportunity to help grow the creative landscape here in our beautiful state of Oregon.

As Oregon celebrates its 150th birthday this year, we are reminded just how far we have come. This little west coast state has broken all of the molds set by stereotypes of the past, and has expanded its... Read more »


Ten Graphic Design Paradoxes

Some good insights, here is one of my faves: “If we want to make money as a graphic designer, we must concentrate on the work — not the money: Whenever I’ve taken on design projects “just for the money,” disaster has invariably ensued. When we put money first and work second, we end up with bad work & an even worse balance sheet”.

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Think Different

“Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They’re not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them. About the only thing you can’t do is ignore them. Because they change things. They push the human race forward. And while some may see them... Read more »


A message from the President of Bauer Graphics

Dear Sir/Madam,

My name is Neal Bauer and I am the President a Portland based graphic design studio called Bauer Graphics Funtime Emporium and Waffle Hut. Due to the current state of the economy, we can no longer afford to replace the light bulbs on our exterior signage. Because of this we have opted to change our name to simply ‘Bauer Graphics’ instead. We apologize for any inconvenience or confusion this may cause.

We are... Read more »