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Agencies of Change 2020 Poster Show: Culture of Empowerment

Our DWP Poster Show to benefit Raphael House is less than two weeks away. Join us on Monday, August 3rd for our second annual Agencies of Change event! As part of DWP, we’re hosting a virtual poster show to support Raphael House of Portland. As the poster show approaches, we want to give a special shout-out to our…

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Safety is the Priority

With COVID-19 affecting everyone’s lives – safety is the number one priority. We need to support communities offering safety to survivors and families. This year Murmur Creative’s Agencies of Change Poster Show is a fundraiser for Raphael House of Portland and they need our support now more than ever. Raphael House of Portland has provided life-saving shelter and wraparound support for survivors of…

Murmur’s 2nd Annual Food Drive for Parkrose Provides

What: Food Collection for Parkrose Provides Where: Murmur Office (1300 SE Stark St. Room 210) Why: To Help Families this Holiday Season When: December 9-17 What We’re Doing Parkrose Provides is a program run by the Leadership class at Parkrose High School. Dedicated to providing food and clothing to families in need throughout the year,…

Studio Retreat at the Sou’wester Lodge

We are back in action after our much needed R&R time at Sou’wester Lodge in Seaview, Washington. It was the perfect weekend retreat to kick off the holiday season – before schedules get really hectic. (PSA: Thanksgiving is this Thursday!) We spent the days exploring the nearby beach towns, hiking nearby trails, and strolling down…

Ben Does Burger Week

Introduction Since time immemorial (or around 2013) every year at the beginning of August, Portland, Oregon is blessed with the celebration of the culinary triumph that is Burger Week. In its humble first year it offered up a mere 12 burgers from participating local restaurants. Now, as we wrap up the latest week in 2019,…

Camp Murmur 2019

Murmur’s annual camping trip landed in Lost Lake this year, a pristine camping spot with a breath-taking view of Mount Hood and absolutely no cell phone reception! Given that it was basically impossible to do any work, we resigned ourselves to having a really good time with family and friends. The weather was the best…

Agencies of Change: 2019 Poster Show

In April, we had our first Agencies of Change event and were blown away by all the support from our sponsors, participants, and community. Together we were able to put on an amazing Poster Show during Design Week Portland and raise awareness for Trans Lifeline. Trans Lifeline is a national trans-led nonprofit that provides essential…

Thank you Agencies of Change Poster Show Sponsors

Our Design Week Poster Show to benefit Trans Lifeline is next weekend! Remember to join us April 7 for our very first Agencies of Change event! As the poster show approaches, we want to give a special shout-out to our sponsors. We wouldn’t be able to pull this off without you! Event Info When: April…

Announcing Our Poster Show Participants

Join us on April 7th for our first Agencies of Change event! As part of Design Week Portland, we’re hosting a poster show to support Trans Lifeline. And today, we get to announce our poster show participants! Big thanks to these agencies and designers who are creating exciting limited edition posters for this event: Aaron…

Murmur Wins Branding Award for Central City Coffee

We’re so excited to announce that our rebrand for Central City Coffee won Portland’s AMA Max award for Branding! This was a true team effort with a nonprofit whose mission we deeply believe in and we’re thrilled to see the rebrand getting so much positive feedback. This is the third time in the past four…

Help Us Help Families this Holiday Season with Parkrose Provides

What: Food Collection for Parkrose Provides Where: Murmur Office Why: To Help Families this Holiday Season When: December 6-19 What We’re Doing Parkrose Provides is a program run by the Leadership class at Parkrose High School. Dedicated to providing food and clothing to families in need throughout the year, the program is ramping up efforts…

Welcome Tory

We’re very excited to welcome our newest edition to the Murmur family, Tory Cunningham! Tory is a designer with a whimsical yet versatile aesthetic. Prior to joining us, Tory worked as a designer at GDSO before he left Louisiana then freelanced in Portland until he found us! In an effort to get to know Tory…

Murmur Retreat 2018

All you need for a good time is great company and cozy accommodations… a keg of Sasquatch beer helps too. The Murmur family spent a weekend on Washington’s Long Beach Peninsula at the bohemian style Sou’wester Lodge. We took over the lodge, some cabins, and the “African Queen” (one of Sou’wester’s awesome trailers). We soaked…