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Powell's Books Octopus Tote (Powell's Design Contest Winner)

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At Powell's, we often feel like we belong to our community. Our customers send us postcards from their vacations, paintings and photographs of our stores, links to blog posts about Powell's — even the occasional request to get married in our flagship store. We love it. So we thought it would be fun to hold a design contest and let you, our customers, help shape the face of "your store."

The submissions for our design contest ran the gamut from lighthearted to thought-provoking, and entrants included emerging artists as well as seasoned graphic designers. Choosing three winners was difficult, as each design captured a unique facet of the Powell's experience. You can see all of our top 10 finalists here.

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"The design reflects the offbeat, unique quality of Powell's Books and is very typically 'Portland' — keeping it on the right side of weird. I chose an octopus for two reasons: first, because I recently learned that the Northwest is home to the giant Pacific octopus; and second, because it's a creature that has captured many imaginations in literature and graphic novels. The tall bike is so very Portland, I just couldn't resist. I hope the design reflects the fun and unexpected adventures you can have at Powell's Books." Cathleen Green

100% certified organic cotton tote with web handles.

Size: 12.5"W x 14.5"H x 7"D; handle length 24.25"


About the Artist:
Cathleen Green is a Brit transplant with roots in beautiful Portland, Oregon. She trained in the Visual Arts in England and currently earns her bread and butter as a graphic designer. As someone who loves a good tale, she aims to tell stories in her designs that capture the imagination and enjoyment of others.

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Readalotmore, August 2, 2013 (view all comments by Readalotmore)
Gotta love it! Now, if that were me on the bike, I'd have a book in each hand ... er, tentacle ... er, whatever!
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