Studio Matthews wins award for signage at TAM

The Tacoma Art Museum signage and wayfinding scheme designed by Seattle-based experiential design firm Studio Matthews has been honored with Visual Communication Professional Notable in the 2015 Core77 Design Awards. The project was chosen by the Visual Communication Jury out of hundreds of finalists for its outstanding insight, creativity and execution. [Read more…]

Don’t let lawn care become a nightmare

DuPont, Wash. — Summer has all but arrived in the Pacific Northwest, and that means lawn care and yard maintenance are at the forefront of homeowners’ minds. Whether there are only simple tasks such as mowing the grass and weeding the flowerbed or there is a big project such as installing a sprinkler system or paving a new patio, many consumers rely on professional help to get their property in tip-top shape. [Read more…]

HVAC impostors target Washingtonians

DuPont, Wash. — Under the guise of legitimate subcontractors, Better Business Bureau serving Alaska, Oregon and Western Washington has uncovered a group of individuals claiming to be affiliated with local HVAC businesses. The schemers allegedly set up appointments with unsuspecting consumers, then pressure them into paying much more than quoted—oftentimes for shoddy work. [Read more…]

RAM Brewery announces special beer for U.S. Open

The RAM Restaurant & Brewery is excited to welcome the U S Open at Chambers Bay with the tapping of their Lone Tree Kolsch small batch seasonal beer. This brilliant, golden-hued German-style Kolsch is inspired by a lone fir perched off the 15th green. Brewed with Pilsner malt and Azzaca Hops, it is light bodied with a crisp malt profile and a refreshing hop finish.  [Read more…]