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Our journal is the official record of life at Parliament — a collection of assignments, ideas and experiences we can’t help but share.

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Join us for a sneak peak into the wonders of Craft 3, care of Pixel & Tonic and the PDX CMS Meetup group. RSVP now.
Perspective
Your mom was wrong—video games don't rot your brain. Kyle Hinze shares how they help his UX/UI design.
Field Trip
We paddled around the Puget Sound with the Roving Dears in search of coastal cutthroat and rad times.
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Read up on how we use focal-points in Craft CMS to keep images looking their best on every browser size.
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We launched ten projects in 2016, ranging from installations to behemoth marketing sites. If you missed any, here's our dev team's year in review.
Field Trip
Rally with us deep into the backcountry, where Oregon’s raddest natural wonders hide, on our first off-road mission through routes 3 and 6.
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We always shoot for the moon, but keep down-to-earth expectations by not letting our desire for infallible muck up the greatness that’s possible.
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The old Emerson mantra gets a modern clutch-and-throttle reinterpretation, reminding all to stop and admire the everyday stuff along the way.
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We get our biggest kicks when clients are stoked on the work, but the project is always sweeter when folks in the design community get on board too.
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Ideas. Cooking them up is a fulfilling, but communicating them in context is much more flavorful. Here’s how we serve our freshest bakes in four simple steps.
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Inspiration hides in the damnedest of places. This cheat sheet spotlights some analog tips for refreshing the tired creative workflow.
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Discover this workflow essential for achieving great design simpler and quicker using a new tool that rapidly tests experiences in contextual beauty.
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Mixing personal and work worlds is risque business. This is her perspective on the relationship when companion is also colleague.
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Join us at Parliament HQ every first Friday from 5-7pm for free drinks and friends. Hope to see you soon and often.
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Peek at how we elegantly solved the complex technical challenges of building HSSTUDiO, the in-browser 3D custom surfboard design configurator.
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Take a trip back to the geothermal island of the far North, where we saw ancient blue ice, car door-killing winds and landscape reminiscent of the moon.
Field Trip
Camp Sherman’s backwoods, icy Metolius River and charming log cabins are the perfect place to kick-off 2016 with the whole team.
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Ride shotgun as we tour the future of cars, exploring NASA-like dashboard experiences, autonomous and electric vehicles, all with piney new car smell.
Field Trip
We jumped at the chance to tag along on what may be the best client recon mission of all time—hitting the field with 92-year-old WWII vets and company.
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While most of us had fished the open ocean, none of us had gone after tuna. It became quite clear that fishing for anything else counted for nothing.
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Our first Surf Camp brought newbs and oldies together in a salty lineup at Indian Beach for a day marked by gorgeous sun and smiles.
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If you’re like me, you have countless friends who won’t stop talking about the amazement that is Sayulita, Mexico.
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We went skeet and target shooting and sloshed quads around the boggy landscape of Horseshoe Bend Ranch with Home with Heroes for a planning session.
Make or Die
After eight years and a hell of a lot of a partnership, we wanted to make something special for our colleagues at Microsoft. For each of their standard-issue Surfaces, we made them a far-from-standard, wool felt Parliament case.
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Matuse makes premium wetsuits and lifestyle goods and we're putting them on more bodies.
Field Trip
Awake by 3am, in the water at sunrise and in our seats for roll call. Just another day at the office.
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Flexfit makes the very best hats and we're putting them on more heads.
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Home with Heroes honors veterans with unforgettable outdoor adventures. We're making them even unforgettabler.
Make or Die
We jumped at the chance to collaborate with local shaper Mike Hall of Blackfern Backyard Shaping Co. on three Parliament customs.