Posts Categorized: Featured

Behind The Scenes.

In our day-to-day we get plenty of chances to art direct and be in the makings of pieces for clients but it is a rare instance that we get to work on Rizen. This Monday we had the opportunity to with Travis Swartz on our own video shoot. The video is a spin off of… Read more »

In Office Portfolio Review.

The recent student portfolio review at Boise State inspired us to dig into our personal portfolio archives and share them with the rest of the team. With a wide range of history in the office, we had everything from elementary school art projects to art school self portraits to 90’s ad campaigns.  

MoMA Recognizes Susan Kare.


You may not know her by name, but you’re probably familiar with her work. Susan Kare is best known as the graphic designer responsible for the original Macintosh icons and typefaces. Her work was so groundbreaking (and still widely used today) that her original graph paper sketches are going to be featured in an exhibition… Read more »

Proofing With Nancy Buffington.

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As a standard practice at Rizen Creative we spend a good deal of time proofing all of the work that leaves the shop. Proof reading, just like everything we do, requires practice and attention. For this months edition of “lunch, lounge and learn” we brought in local writing extraordinaire Nancy Buffington (Boise Speakwell) to give us some… Read more »

Idaho Youth Ranch – 2014 Annual Report.


It’s that time of year again. The time of year when we have the opportunity to put together the Idaho Youth Ranch Annual Report. Every year we partner with the team at the Youth Ranch to compile the multi-page document. The design, while consistent over the years, has evolved. The cover changes each year to… Read more »

Microsites, Sharing, and Tattoos.

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As microsites continue to gain traction as a legitimate promotion tool, we are always keeping an eye out for interesting ways that people are taking advantage of them. There is no arguing that social engagement is huge right now. People love the opportunity to tell their story, or share their ideas with the world. The… Read more »

2015 Women’s Business Symposium.

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Yesterday Amaya attended the 4th Annual Women’s Business Symposium, Building Your Business From the Inside Out. The day became with a presentation by keynote speaker, Linda Clark-Santos, Ph. D. speaking on “Building Competitive Advantage From the Inside Out.” Linda has an impressive corporate background working with companies from Starbucks to OreIda. Her open presentation set the… Read more »

Dei G.

At Rizen we have a healthy appreciation for a fine attention to detail. So needless to say we were blown away by the amazing illustrations of Dei G. Not only are his works incredible to look at, but this guy even shows you the process of how he develops each piece. Want to watch a magazine… Read more »

Special Delivery.

Today we were paid a visit by the lovely, Molly Rigby of Idaho Independent Bank. As if Molly’s unexpected visit wasn’t nice enough, she also brought us a pie in honor or President’s Day this coming Monday. We like pie just as much as the next person but what was really great about this visit… Read more »


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Every month a member of the Rizen team takes a turn educating the group on something that they feel would be beneficial and informative. This topic doesn’t necessarily have to be industry specific but rather something that is thought provoking. This week, Linda talked trends and the importance of staying up on on the up-and-coming…. Read more »