Softstar continues its award streak, ranking 10th among Oregon Business's 100 Best Green Workplaces
Wow, what a spring it’s been here at the workshop! Just this past March, Softstar was selected from over 230 entrants to be named one of the “100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon”. It was... [click title to read more]
Ready for a little trip back to the days of jean jackets, Rubik's cubes and Max Headroom? Crank your DeLorean up to 88, because here we go ...
Soft Star founder Tim Oliver recently came to me holding an overflowing folder he found while cleaning his house. "You can have these if... [click title to read more]
Who can say NO to Bono?
True story: a handful of talented young musicians ran into U2's Bono one day, handed him a demo CD and an hour later received a phone call from him saying he liked their music and thought the word "NO" would be a great band name.
Hence... [click title to read more]
We were honored yesterday to have a special visitor at the Soft Star workshop.
Katy Bowman. M.S. has earned an international reputation for educating the general population on alignment and load science. She has written several books about restoring health through natural movement and the importance of healthy feet. She is... [click title to read more]
We were excited this week to learn that UFC champion Carlos Condit wears our shoes!
Carlos Condit in Soft Star Moc3 RunAmocs
Condit is an American mixed martial artist competing in the welterweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He is the former interim UFC Welterweight Champion and a former WEC Welterweight... [click title to read more]
Have you heard of The Legend of Mick Dodge? It's a documentary television series produced by National Geographic that follows the adventures of a man who abandoned civilization 25 years ago to live in the forests of the Olympic Peninsula.
Mick Dodge lives off the land without any modern technology, and... [click title to read more]
Updated 9/13/13: Voting for the awards has been extended! You can now vote through September 22, 2013.
It's time for the second annual Martha Stewart American Made Awards, and Soft Star is in the running!
The audience-choice awards were created to recognize domestic crafters, makers and small business owners. Nominees are spread... [click title to read more]