There's never a dull moment at ACME. Each day brings a new idea, a new challenge, a new success. Check out our blog and Instagram feed to see what we've been up to lately.
Looking Back at Design Week Portland
Throwing it back to last month! We love April, cause that means Design Week Portland is back! Design Week Portland’s (DWPDX) week-long festival was filled with incredible opportunities to celebrate Portland’s design community, to support each other’s craft, and to learn and grow in the knowledge of design by exploring the process, craft, and practice of design across all disciplines. ACME was psyched to be involved with DWPDX for the third year in a row!… Read More
Multnomah Village Apartments
Earlier this year ACME built and installed significant custom pieces for the Multnomah Village Apartments in Portland, OR. Our goal was to bring the creative to life through detailed custom craftsmanship, in order to aid in creating an inviting custom common area for this new high-end apartment complex. In order to achieve our goal, in-house creativity and detail were key to the production of this space. We spent significant time with VIDA Design, the designer… Read More
The Big Hero Gala, Oh What a Night!
Oh, what a night! In January, ACME had the honor of partnering with Big Brother Big Sister Columbia NorthWest (BBBS NorthWest) in the design and fabrication of their Big Hero Gala. The Big Hero Gala is the biggest annual fundraiser in support of their organization, and their efforts to mentor children facing adversity. The night was incredibly moving from the outpouring of generosity from the Portland community in attendance, to the stories told throughout the… Read More
Lite Brite, The Next Generation
ACME had a blast participating in Portland Winter Light Festival (PDXWLF) this past weekend with our Lite Brite Remastered installation! PDXWLF is Portland’s premier outdoor winter arts event that transforms, illuminates, and animates the nighttime landscape. The event is designed to inspire both adults and kids through the combination of art and technology. This year they did just that, with more than 100 artists and organizations featured, including ACME! After hearing the theme was “The… Read More
A BIG Start to 2018
ACME couldn’t be more excited to start 2018 off with a BIG bang! Having just completed our 25th year in business, we are stepping into the new year with gratitude and continuing as a company to seek out opportunities that support our local community, and those that invest in and fight for those that will be leading the future. Having that in mind, ACME is honored to have been chosen to partner with Big Brother… Read More
A Time to Give Back
At ACME, something we love about the holidays is the opportunity to spread cheer and give back to our local community! We partnered again this year with our neighbors in NE Portland, the local non-profit Hacienda CDC, through a children’s winter clothing drive hosted at our offices throughout the holiday season. Hacienda CDC is a Latino Community Development Corporation that strengthens families by providing affordable housing, homeownership support, economic advancement, and educational opportunities. Recently featured… Read More
Homegrown Athletes x2
Back in March 2017, the Portland Trailblazers and Fred Meyer Stores unveiled their salute to Homegrown Athletes at the Moda Center in Portland, OR. It was a symbol of the newly-expanded partnership between the the Portland Trail Blazers and Fred Meyer Stores. ACME was awarded this design-build project, and the opportunity to bring their concept to fruition. Flash forward to October 2017, the Portland Trailblazers and Fred Meyer Stores teamed up for a second installation… Read More
Happy Holidays from ACME
One of the greatest joys of the holiday season is the opportunity to say thank you and to wish you the very best in the coming year. As we near the holiday season we begin to reflect over the past year, and we pause with gratefulness for all that 2017 brought to ACME. We are incredibly grateful for our dedicated team, and their hard work and perseverance through both success and challenge. We know that… Read More
Spotlight on ACME Controller
We’d like to extend a warm ACME welcome to Katy Spray! Katy joins the team as our Controller where she oversees accounting operations. Katy is passionate about the role accounting can play in identifying winning strategies and projects that support those strategies in the most efficient way. She is highly motivated, with an eye for detail, and a strong financial background. Katy comes to ACME with 13 years experience and will play a lead role in… Read More
Established in 1992, ACME Celebrates 25 Years in Business!
A milestone is fast approaching for ACME as we celebrate 25 years in business on September 25th! Established in 1992, ACME was founded by three craftsmen with a passion for the stage. Blending their backgrounds in rock n’ roll, theater, and television production, they set up shop building custom environments for the entertainment industry. Throughout the years, ACME has grown its services to meet the needs of our clients, as well as to adapt to… Read More