WE ARE YOUR CREATIVE CONVERSATIONALISTS

WELCOME TO CRUSH

We are a boutique content marketing and product development studio located at hipster central, North Portland, Oregon. We’re devoted to helping you develop authentic relationships with your fans and followers.

Take a peak at our work, with glimpses into studio life.

Read about our content marketing services.

Gander at our storytelling stationery products.

FOTOGENIC FOTO FLAIR

Roberto Taddeo photo, Flickr Creative Commons

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Scroll to the bottom to learn about our Foto Flair app. Photo credit: Roberto Taddeo, Flickr.

Photo credit: Arwen Abendstern, Flickr

FAN INFATUATION

“I stared at him. You’re scared of bunnies? Blah-hah-hah! They’re big bullies. Always stealing celery from defenseless satyrs!”

-Grover

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FAN INFATUATION: Sarah Guse Brown

There’s nothing we love more than when another creative soul embellishes or repurposes our creations. Designer Sarah Guse Brown did[...]

CREATIVE CRAFT

Creatives draw from many inspirations and experiences, but one of the best (in our book) is something called “Child Think.”

The ability to create from the perspective and imagination of a child.

 One of Portland’s finest is Steve Klinetobe, principal at The Cartoon Agency. His mind is a wonderland—a unique combination that is unrivaled in wit, humour and heart.

RETAIL PRODUCTS

We’re on a mission to transform the retail photo print by creating art overlays that transcend clipart, and tell a story. Enjoy Woodland Creatures.

Photo credit: Duran, Oksidor and JohnHope, Flickr.

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THE SOULS: Dream Girl Interrupted

Suddenly, I realized I had lost everything. My 15-year old business, my house, the familiar pattern of my home life…détruit.[...]

 

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LIFE IN N. PORTLAND: Hipster Rule #14

#14. In the hamlets of Portland, Alpacas roam free. Photo credit: The great and glorious Parker Fitzgerald.[...]

“You become responsible forever, for what you have tamed.”

-Antoine De Saint-Exupery, Le Petit Prince

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NEW TOY: Branded Cartoon Content

Our eHarmony serial cartoon takes a lighter look at what can be an intimidating process—online dating. With branded cartoons, you[...]

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MELISSA'S TIPS & TRICKS: Flipagram Video

This month, we explore the INCREDIBLY easy-to-create Flipagram videos—which are most commonly used for Instagram, however since you can also[...]

Bunnyland: Hand-painted, Hand-illustrated Custom Photo Book
WHAT’S COOKING RIGHT NOW: Bespoke Photo Products for Fuji

Every card we create begins with a story, transforming beautiful design into something heartwarming and true. See more....[...]

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CRUSH KIND OF LIFE: Vintage Circus Freak Show

Behold if you dare…our latest 3d printable craft for those who love the bizarre and cuteness of the creepy kind.[...]

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WE’VE GOT A CRUSH ON: P.H. Fitzgerald

A crush? More like an obsession. But can you blame us? Parker Fitzgerald is Portland’s dōjō master of photo storytelling,[...]

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CRUSH CREATIVE TIP: Editorial-worthy Photos

When it comes to taking photos, light is ALWAYS your best friend. Here are 4 illuminating photography tips by expert[...]

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CREATIVE MUSE: Le Doyle à Paris!

Doyle’s all set for a perfect romantic getaway![...]