Yearly Archives: 2007

Happy holidays, I feel sick

I’m sure everyone knows that the holidays are a time of overindulgence, and here at struck, we’re no exception. not a huge deal, but i wanted to share the plethora of sweet tasty garbage that is currently available at arm’s reach. i have endulged and i feel sick. i’d write more, but pizza is here […]

PICA: an appetite for non-nutritive substances

Danny is gearing up for a major art show at Palmer’s Gallery in mid-January. We’ll tell you tons more later on. Just know that it’s a HD (HD: Huge Deal, as opposed to NBD: No Big Deal). This is just to tease you:

Carpe Testes :: Seize yourself

So the folks at Struck and the folks at Sean Kimerling have been working pretty hard for a pretty long time on some great work for testicular cancer awareness. The five spots can be found on the series of tubes at Carpe Testes. We love the work, the client loves the work and we have […]

Gingerbread House Challenge

Cacia and Melissa really know how to take Christmas to the next level by participating in the annual (as of this year) Gingerbread House Challenge. Although neither of us took home a prize, we did take home the Christmas spirit in our hearts! A special shout out to Sweet’s for supplying Melissa’s door frame…and Merry […]

And the winner is…….

The annual Struck Holiday party was held at Deer Valley’s Silver Lake Lodge last Saturday night. The food was delicious, the company was awesome, and the raffle was a big hit. The Upper-Struckers were super generous with the prizes. One Strucker in particular was thrilled at his good fortune. Yours truly. When my name was […]

Struck + PDX 4ever

I started full-time at what was then Struck Design on June 16, 2003. There were 4 of us in an 800 sq. ft. room on the second floor of the old Sweet’s Candy Factory in SLC. It was a great space: a beat up hardwood floor, exposed beams, a newly designed vinyl dot pattern on […]

Word of the Week

ter.pi.tude / n: inherent baseness : depravity See if you can work it into casual conversation this week. For example: Dude, did you see the game last night? The terpitude of those refs was unconscionable.

When Struck Says Thanks…

Turns out Upper-Strucker, Jeff W, felt it’d be a good idea to thank the XanGoer responsible for Struck’s early Christmas with a once-in-a-lifetime surprise. He pulled out a couple courtside tickets to the ESPN-aired Jazz vs. Cavs game. Not only was the courtside energy amazing (we ended up right next to Coach Sloan), the game […]


Ryan was spending some quality time with us up here in the Portland studio, so we thought we’d share a traditonal Portland breakfast with him – Voodoo Doughnuts. A bizarre mix of sugary goodness and local pride – Voodoo creates the most unique pastries in town. Yup – thats Cap’n Crunch Cereal on the doughnut…better […]

Word of the Week

At Struck, we like words almost as much as a great design or inter-web interface. Sometimes we even inventify new words. To help the blog-visiting community appreciate the words of the English language as much as we do, we’ll post a Word of the Week. Maybe not every week. But more than 50% of the […]