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BRANDFIRE | Conceptions of Passionate Brand Leadership Exploring the detailed visioning of leadership in brand management. This article appeared in the June issue of Arcade | Architecture and Design in the Northwest. Fire. BRANDFIRE | A culture of passion What lies...

Blog: Fire

T H I N G S   T H A T W E   F O U N D I N   T H E   F I R E Meditations on fire. On the poetry of the work. Finding fire. In the consideration of passing, things move on. Moments flicker. Friends pass. Teams evolve. Brands move. Miracles whorl. And new things come out...

Blog: The Hand and the Heart

Make something. Use your hands. What’s coming back to me is the realm of the personal — that which is made by a person, from that person, to me. As we’ve moved GIRVIN from downtown Seattle [they’re demolishing our building] to the bottom of West Queen Anne, we’ve all...

Blog: What is your style?

The Signature of Your Presence You have style. Sure, there are your clothes. Your shoes. Your hair Your house, your apartment, your car — and the summary of your brand relationships. Then there is the style of you. Who are you — what do you stand for? What do you care...