Kate owns Outlet and has her studio upstairs where she illustrates for clients all over the world. She draws, letters, documents, and collects, but she also does a lot of other things that involve energy, conversation, and exchange. Kate loves creating spaces that make people want to MAKE! Along with running Outlet, she’s an Associate Professor of Graphic Design at Portland State University and sits on the Board of Directors of Design Portland.
Leland is a riso print tech, designer, creative, and one of the many Leos at Outlet! They’re also the organizational force behind many of Outlet’s events and pop-ups. They love spreadsheets and have an eye for detail when it comes to printing. They help with some of the administrative work at Outlet and are happy to answer any questions if you want to shoot them an email: firstname.lastname@example.org
James is the OG riso print tech who has been here since we opened! He’s an incredibly talented designer (he designed the Outlet logo ya’ll!) and riso wizard, having worked with these machines for so long. James is currently a Junior Designer at supermorebetter and works open hours on Saturdays.
Colin is a sweet angel of a riso tech and an amazing designer and creative. He handles a lot of our social media promotion and event coverage as well as being a lovely print assistant during open hours. Colin is a great resource for tips and tricks when it comes to printing and is familiar with how to produce faux CMYK photo processes using our risographs.
Sydney is our newest riso tech and a super awesome illustrator and designer! She’s a wealth of knowledge about lots of things including (but not limited to) weird animal facts, zines, and obscure film trivia. Come see Sydney during open hours!
Zachary is a poet, novelist, illustrator, teacher, and the publisher and editor of Octopus Books. He also runs many writing-related workshops and organizes many events out of this space which you can look for here.