If you don’t think it’s a great fit. If you don’t like our approach. If you think we’re too expensive, or hate our faces.

We aren’t for everyone. The world doesn’t need us to sell more $500 shoes, or phones that guess your weight. Nothing wrong with that – we know some people you can call.

We’re more about the folks who think a little differently. Who wake up imagining a strange new world only they can create. And then go make it happen, building strong, sustainable companies and orgs that benefit everyone involved.

But know this – if we work together, we’ll be as passionate about what you do as you are.

Seriously though … take every opportunity to say no, unless you just can’t.



The strategy defines the team and the plan of attack. Once we have a handle on your goals and your story the why, where, when and how we get to work. And if we need help, we'll rally the troops from our network of talented professionals.


It's pretty simple ...

We help clients — like small manufacturers, educators, tech and lifestyle brands — find and inspire those who share their values.

Communicating your drive to do things better, or differently. Your mission to help other curious human beings. Sometimes that also means taking a broader view to see what else is possible.

But it always means starting from a strategy that fits. We never suggest a course of action before we’re sure we understand the situation.

And as a rule, we believe in doing fewer things, better.



Michael Foreman
founder, creative director

Michael doesn’t like to go on and on about himself. But he's been developing messaging, content and creative strategies for clients for years. First as a copywriter, then as creative director. Most recently as agency manager and CD for Studio1850, the in-house agency at Oregonian Media Group. His past clients have included Columbia Distributing, Barhyte Specialty Foods, Sequential Biofuels, Gallery Furniture, and Regence BCBS.