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FROM ISTANBUL TO IDAHO, AN EYE OPENER

Boise, Idaho was not high on my travel bucket wish list. But when Kirsten Furlong, Gallery Director at Boise State University, asked to host an exhibition of mine I happily said “Yes!” Organizing international poster shows is a personal passion which has led to visiting some far-flung cities, including Havana, Tehran, Moscow, and Istanbul.

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THE SHT’S ABOUT TO HIT THE FANS

Cosmopolitan design fans, that is. And it’s going to be amazing. Before you reach for your umbrella, keep in mind we’re talking about the Seattle-Havana-Tehran Poster Show at Seattle’s Bumbershoot festival this weekend, organized and curated by Tether’s own Daniel R. Smith, along with Pepe Menendez of Havana and Iman Raad of Tehran. These three cross-border…

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CAT BUTTS: THE BACKSTORY

If you own a refrigerator, or know someone who owns a refrigerator, you’re probably familiar with the Cat Butts magnet set by Blue Q. In hindsight it ranks. As one of the most well-received American novelty products of the 90s. While provoking considerable mirth in the decades since they exploded onto the exteriors of chilled…

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SQUATCH WATCH, THE HUNT CONTINUES

When Gail asked me to be a part of his Squatch Watch team, I was reluctant. After all, what did I know about hunting—and Sasquatch nonetheless. The biggest thing I’d ever hunted for were my socks. But I agreed because I’d never met anyone who believed in something with such passion and disgust before. Plus,…

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MORE THAN A NAME

What’s in a name? For Don and Ryan Clark, the brothers behind creative studio Invisible Creature, a name is a mission, a philosophy, a raison d’être. Ryan and Don picked the name Invisible Creature to evoke the idea of a creative catalyst working behind a curtain—a company whose mission is to help give a voice…

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THE RACE WRAPS, THE HUNT CONTINUES

The debris has been cleared, the road rash salved and last Sunday’s Red Bull Soapbox Race is officially in the books. Team Tether Squatch Watch recorded the sixth-fastest time out of 39 speedsters, while capturing the most compelling Sasquatch footage since Harry and the Hendersons. Kudos, you mighty road warriors—you did the studio proud. See the…

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THE SOAPBOX RACE, MADE HAIRIER

Screaming fans. Squealing tires. And the promise of a cameo by the Pacific Northwest’s most hirsute hermit. The Red Bull Soapbox Race is this Sunday, SUNday, SUNDAY, August 24, at 11:00 a.m. in Pioneer Square. Team Tether Squatch Watch will be racing our own custom-built road warrior while in the hunt for the legendary Big-footed…

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