The New Year brings new client awards, new clients, new FINE faces, new work, and new ways of breaking out of old ways of thinking — no fake news here, just digestible summary headlines linked to real articles for real people to really read.


FINE Work & Recent Launches

Charles Krug Winery’s New Familiar Story
Founded in 1861, Charles Krug Winery is Napa Valley’s oldest — a cultural institution with a new digital home. 

The Residences at Seafire
Three years of collaborative shaping and branding culminates in a grand vision of Cayman, now available for online viewing

Welcome to the Frank Family 
Frank Family Vineyards has a people-first intention, with a new FINE site that tells the story of a kind of hospitality where every guest is an extended member of the family.


FINE Doings

FINE-Supported: Design Week Portland
As DWP’s official web sponsor, we’ll be hosting events and participating in panels. Plus, we’ll be migrating the DWP website to our Fae CMS, hosting a hackathon on February 6th to test it, and who knows what else. Stay tuned.

FINE-Recorded: Design EDU Today Podcast
Director of Digital Tsilli Pines and Director of Technology Mark Hoffmann discuss responsive web design and web design in contrast to print.
FINE-Hosted: Monthly Refresh PDX
The “toastmasters” for tech, Refresh’s mission is to “refresh the creative, technical, and professional design and development culture in Portland.” See how on the third Wednesday of each month at 6 p.m. in FINE’s Portland studio.

FINE-Presented: Adobe Creative Jam 
We represented, participated, and assessed at Portland State University’s event. Read our FINE recap. 


FINE Thinking

Gamified Automation: It’s a Dev Thing
How do FINE developers get so darn much done? Our trusty DevOps Engineer Charlie Pitkin shows you how to automate at Boss Level. Read more.

The Bright Side of Job Shadowing 
We’ve been doing it for years because, well, everyone should. Find out more, here.


FINE Friend News

Prūf Cultivar and Frank Family Vineyards 
selected as WebPicks by Communication Arts

Avecita at Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa 
is one of CNN’s 2017 Best New Restaurants.
Viceroy Hotel + Resort’s Hotel Zeppelin 
featured in British GQ as a must-stay hotel in San Francisco. Congrats to interior designers, Dawson Design Associates, Inc. and the entire Hotel Zeppelin team.


Winter On with Scarf Swag 

Newly FINE-designed scarves have arrived in our Shop. Warming up has never looked cooler. You can buy one, or try to win one of our fùtbal scarves by commenting “Bring Friends!” on any FINE Instagram post from January. 

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