How important is a brand image to a product? Very. The Official Mfg. Co. (OMFG Co) has been responsible for the identities and printed materials to a handful of highly successful Portland based companies included the Ace and Stumptown. Mathew Foster, Fritz Mesenbrink & Jeremy Pelley decided to open their own studio after working independently with Wieden and Kennedy and Ace Hotel. They do everything from identity and packaging to environments and products, even constructing signs with their bare hands. Have a look at their extensive portfolio and be ready to be inspired to start or make something of your own. (via Viewers Like You)