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Workshopping Library Makerspaces

by Rachel Messeck

Our retreat workshop service draws on components of our website redesign process-- specifically, the collaborative, consensus-building design workshop. Using this human-centered approach, we highlight both personal experience and team values. We believe that identifying values and…
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Saying "Thank You"

by Ilyssa Kyu

As the national holiday for thankfulness is upon us, I wanted to take a moment to reflect on something we often take for granted—the opportunity to be grateful. This weekend while cleaning, I came across a…
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P'unk Print Studio : Fall 2015

by Joanna Quigley-Turner

The summer is winding down, so it's time to release our upcoming calendar of events and workshops this Fall at the P'unk Print Studio. We had a great Thank You Card workshop this summer and we're…
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Making Good Use of Our Print Studio

by Matt Goold

Earlier this year we had the opportunity to work with our friends Beth and Mike to help them rebrand their company on the precipice of their growth. Together, we helped them create their brand for Grateful…
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P'unk Print Studio : Summer 2015

by Joanna Quigley-Turner

You may have read the announcement of our new printing facility here at P'unk Ave, and now the Print Studio is open and ready for some action! Check out our lineup of workshops and events for…
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P'unk Ave Portland

by Geoff DiMasi

We are very excited to announce that we will be opening a second studio in Portland, Oregon this fall! If you’ve read our P’unk Guide or worked with us in the past, you may already know…
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Introducing : the P'unk Print Studio

by Joanna Quigley-Turner

When I met Geoff last summer, we didn’t realize how much we had in common. I joined the team as the Studio Manager, and not long after I started, Geoff learned that he and I are…
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The P'unk Flavor

by Ilyssa Kyu

Though our door reads “Websites, not coffee,” we have been working on a lot of projects that don’t result in websites for several years now. Several weeks ago, we hosted a workshop in our studio with…
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Always Be Human: The Story of P’unk Culture

by Geoff DiMasi

With our 10 year anniversary in our sights on April 1, 2015, we have started down the path to capturing the story of how culture at P’unk Ave has emerged with a particular focus on the…
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(In)secure websites: all about https (and what can go wrong)

by Thomas Boutell

Every so often here at P'unk Avenue, we hold a Developer Breakfast. This means bagels, and avocados, and code. This week I gave a talk on https, aka "Transport Layer Security," formerly known as SSL: the…
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An Artist's View of a Life's Work

by Geoff DiMasi

Yesterday, my friend and cofounder of Indy Hall wrote a post on art in coworking spaces. It was great, but missing one important detail in my opinion, so I wrote him today: [7:11am] Geoff How is…
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One Month in California: A Sabbatical

by Ilyssa Kyu

Just over a month ago, I returned home after taking a one-month sabbatical in a small California town called Mariposa. At P’unk Ave, we see sabbatical’s as intentional time set aside to take a break from…
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What I Learned In My First Year At P'unk Ave

by Matt Goold

Today marks my one year anniversary of working for P’unk Ave and it’s led me do a bit of reflective thinking. I am happy to say that professionally this year represents my greatest output of work,…
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Welcome Sam & Jimmy!

by Geoff DiMasi

We are excited to welcome two new team members to P'unk Ave: Samantha Combs and Jimmy Harrison. They both started yesterday so it seemed like a good idea to have them print their own P'unk t-shirt.…
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Doing Good Work

by Rachel Messeck

As an agency that focuses our work in the areas of health and wellness, education, arts and culture, and urbanism, we often work with clients who serve at-risk communities. We pride ourselves on doing good work…
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Without a Whiteboard

by Olivia Haas

The design universe is filled with creative tools that orbit every step of the process. The whiteboard is widely recognized as an indispensable one in ideation. The shiny white surface promises the potential for endless thought…
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Sharing Financials: How and Why

by Alex Gilbert

P’unk Avenue is a cash flow business. Money comes in as we complete projects for our clients, and goes out in the form of payroll, health insurance, rent, supplies, and services. We are able to keep…
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Finding The Right Way To Enjoy Something You Thought You Hated

by Ben Rosenbach

About six months ago I found myself with the opportunity to shift some of my development time away from one of our biggest and longest-standing projects and towards some more traditional client development. It was an…
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From Good to Great

by Sloan Miller

What does it take to move the needle from good to great? Sometimes after an extraordinary amount of work, sweat, and even tears, a great product or solution still eludes you. You feel that no matter…
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League of P'unks

by Priya Tirtha

In the midst of all the great things we do around P’unk Ave to maintain togetherness and camaraderie on our team: The P’unk Retreat Khronyships Breakfasts on Monday mornings Friday afternoon lunches Laser Tag Outings Plenty…