PORTLAND, Ore. – One of the world’s top designer brands in men’s accessories has selected Leopold Ketel, a boutique creative shop located in Portland, for branding, advertising and marketing services. William Henry, an American lifestyle luxury brand that has earned fame for creating exclusive and award-winning pocket knives, artisan jewelry and distinctive accessories for men, […]
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The Rock and Roll Chili Pit opened a week ago today. This restaurant is only a few blocks from our office and had been under construction for months. The anticipating was killing us (well, mostly just me). And like any obsessive fan, I was there opening day with high expectations in tow. I ordered a […]
A physical or psychological space, in which all worries escape you and you’re left feeling energized, warm and fuzzy. For us, a community event full of music, ink, and collaborative creation is just that. Last month we hosted Happy Place in our downtown Portland office. Appropriately, the theme of the night was “happiness.” We rolled […]
PORTLAND, Ore. – Durham and Bates, a leading independent insurance brokerage with a century-long history, has selected Leopold Ketel to help the company write its next chapter. Durham and Bates has enlisted Leopold Ketel, a boutique creative shop located in Portland, to provide brand research and strategy development, as well as design and advertising services, to […]
Contact: Darcie Meihoff, LK, [email protected], 971-998-3782 Twitter: @darciemeihoff FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 19, 2016 LEOPOLD KETEL ADDS THREE PORTLAND, Ore.-Leopold Ketel, a boutique creative shop in Portland, has added three hires to its team. Kristen Padilla serves as Leopold Ketel’s new account and media manager. In her role, she handles media buying services for the […]
Contact: Darcie Meihoff, LK, [email protected], 971-998-3782 Twitter: @darciemeihoff FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 26, 2016 ATRIO HEALTH PLANS AWARDS ITS BRAND ADVERTISING BUSINESS TO LEOPOLD KETEL PORTLAND, Ore.- ATRIO Health Plans, a health insurance carrier headquartered in southern Oregon, has selected Leopold Ketel in Portland as its advertising and branding agency of record. Established by Oregon […]
Jerm: Give me cognitive dissonance, or give me death!
Drinking the Social Media Kool-Aid Today a meeting with a new client often takes a weird turn when the subject of social media comes up. We always talk about how brand strategy dictates all tactical media concerns; strategy comes first no matter the medium, outdoor, TV, PR, etc. And then our respected partner says, “What […]
In an excellent article on the Oregon Humane Society our client is lauded for their world class facility. But it isn’t the facility that gets good marks, it’s the overall organization that gets the nod by pulling all the details together into seamless organism focused not only on adoptions but also spaying and neutering, animal rescue, […]
Our client, Silverton Health is a hospital system in Silverton, Oregon. When you think of hospitals it’s not long before lawsuits come to mind. Quality care shows glaring mistakes by contrast. Just this week Silverton had to admit that a mistake in maintenance procedures caused many people to be exposed to potential skin burns. Filters […]
I was interested in an article I found on CMO.com by Sofie Sandell. Her beat is the cross between the new digital world and creativity. There are a lot of those gurus out there. But there was a particular part of her piece about creativity and the office space and how it informs how open to […]
Here’s our latest work for The Oregonian. We are happy to help local journalism in Portland because it does indeed matter. When Christian Anderson III became publisher of The Oregonian four years ago, Olga Haley and I had a conversation about the state of journalism. Olga, being a former reporter was concerned about the state […]
This little 10 second ad has people calling the stations and asking when it will be on again. Who says a small budget can’t have a big idea?
Jeff Goodby, principal of legendary ad agency Goodby Silverstein & Partners gives very practical advice to Chief Marketing Officers: choose your marketing partner quickly and get the job done. If you need a search consultant to help you make this decision, fine. Tell him or her that you want to have an agency in a month. […]
This was the first window dressing we designed for our building. It was a little controversial but we got lots of great comments.
Fully integrated and creative driven, Leopold Ketel is a modern branding agency. We’re lean and mean. Creative and scrappy. We provide big brand thinking for Oregon companies by offering unique solutions for your marketing problems. And we are very effective. Our areas of expertise: BRANDING More than just a logo and color scheme, Leopold Ketel […]
Jerry: I don’t seem to have my kazoo with me. Must have left it at home.
We don’t make ads to win awards, but sometimes it happens anyway. Here are some we’re especially proud of. For the full list, click here. London International Awards: 2 Silver Radio, Oregon Coast Aquarium PRSA Spotlight Award: Friedrich Air Conditioning “How Kühl is That?” Effie: Oregon Humane Society, End Petlessness Webby: Take Care Down There website, Planned […]
Doodlers are more engaged during a meeting and retain more information. Especially when the meeting is boring. Here’s proof.
Olga M. Haley December 11, 1944 – March 25, 2014 Olga Haley was born Dec. 11, 1944 in Globe, Ariz., where her father was stationed at the end of World War II. She lived with her parents, Henry and Ruth Hytrek until the war was over and then the family moved to Wyoming. Olga’s career […]
Olga Haley, whose battle with cancer elicited support from public relations professionals through Portland in recent weeks, passed away Monday at the age of 69. Haley had entered hospice care last month after fighting triple-negative breast cancer for the past four years. As word of her plight spread, PR types from throughout the city expressed appreciation […]
It ain’t easy being Biz Bot
We celebrate the life of our dear friend and colleague Olga Haley. Her incredible career spanned the country and four decades; you can read about it here or here. Beyond her enormous skill and ability, we loved her for so many reasons: her kindness and warmth, her energy, her graciousness and more. Leopold Ketel would […]
Young adults today are being inundated with information as the landscape of health insurance coverage evolves. This flood of information can be hard to navigate, as information seems to change almost daily. One thing that is not changing is the trusted partner they can find for their sexual and reproductive health care. The latest campaign […]
“Power is now in the hands of the consumer,” has been a common refrain in the advertising and social media world for 5 years now. This article in the New Yorker brings it more forward in our collective consciousness. People are empowered and they know it. It’s harder than ever before to create a brand […]
Lea Anne: When I twerk.. I ONLY wear spandex. Stephanie: Or.. NO pants.
The name Leopold Ketel sounds like it could be the name of a doctor or lawyer. So I went with the former in a montage of different doctors Leopold Ketel might be.
The platypus is a seemingly impossible creature. When first reported in 1759 that an egg-laying mammal with webbed feet, beaver body and a duck bill was found in Australia, Englishmen thought the news to be a hoax. And that’s part of the fun (that and saying the word duck-billed platypus) of thinking about this unlikely […]