With the holidays finally over, we expect a break from sugar and shopping - instead, every store is festooned with reds and pinks, and heart-shaped boxes. So what's it all about? St. Valentine, so the legend goes, was imprisoned for refusing to sacrifice to the pagan gods. While in prison, his prayers healed the jailer’s daughter from blindness. On the day of his execution he left her a farewell note, signing it “Your Valentine.” Eighteen hundred years later, we still find the note and Saint Valentine a reason to celebrate.
But if you can't eat one more Godiva, and wouldn't mind an escape from an overabundance of hearts, we hope you'll join our always inspiring gathering of creatives. We'll convene at Basecamp Brewing where the owner and brewmaster are graduates of Oregon State University’s Fermentation Science program and the World Brewing Academy, respectively. They've got a healthy variety of beers on tap, plus aluminum bottles for take-away refreshment - perfect for that next Mt. Hood ascent. So after the studio tour at Nemo's, stop by and ask someone, "Can I buy you a drink?"
The dMob Concept
This is our monthly gathering for the entire Portland design community. Social interaction and networking is at the core of this AIGA Portland event – we encourage discussion, business development, and work to help foster a more dynamic design community here in Portland. Plus, with such a plethora of independent breweries, our choice of venues and beverages is expansive. How much is dMob?
Free and open to the public. That’s right, no charge! First and foremost, you’ll have a great time. Even better, it’s an amazing opportunity to network and meet fellow designers. When is dMob?
On the 2nd Wednesday of each month. Where is dMob?
dMob is hosted by a different Portland venue every month (typically a bar, patio, or restaurant). Locations are selected by rotating between the four city quadrants, making it interesting and easily accessible to anyone. What goes on at dMob?
When you arrive, you’ll get a sticker to wear. Venture forth, find another sticker-wearer and offer them a drink. It’s a great way to break the ice and meet new people. AIGA Portland wants to encourage discussion, business development, and help foster a more dynamic design community in Portland. Here amongst this friendly, laid-back group of design professionals, you’re bound to find inspiration, opportunity, friendship or, at the very least, some really great beer!