HOME DESIGN

An Eco-Chic Passive House

After years of designing elaborate energy-efficiency systems, architect Jeff Stern turned to a simpler concept for his own home: the thermos.

01/02/2014 By Randy Gragg Photography by Bruce Wolf

DESIGN

Green House

PSU architechs turn a Haitian orphanage into an eco-design case study.

12/02/2013 By Zach Dundas

BUSINESS

Oregon's Food Innovation Legacy

From tater tots to Tofurky, Oregon invents tasty futures.

11/01/2013 By Marty Patail and Marco España

PORTLAND BUSINESS

Hello My Name is: Startup

As we all know, innovation is mostly about the name. Your step-by-step guide to branding the next hot Portland tech company

10/01/2013

CULTURE

How the XOXO Festival Charms Cutting-Edge Thinkers

Portland's homegrown ideas fest creates an arts and technology think-tank for the hacker generation.

09/03/2013 By Marty Patail

DIY

Map-Making 101

Mapstack’s groovy new database lets you unleash your inner cartographer and create beautiful, unique maps for free.

08/22/2013 By Kristin Belz

RAINMAKER

Marketing Business-to-Business Tools in Portland

At McClenahan Bruer, Kerry McClenahan masters selling tech to techies.

08/01/2013 By Zach Dundas

NEWS

How to Make a Mummy

And why that mummy might explode

06/03/2013 By Zach Dundas

Slideshow

Slide Show: Ancient Oddities from OMSI's 'Mummies of the World'

Mummies of the World can be seen at OMSI from June 14 through September 28, but here's a first-look glimpse at the exhibition's stars.

05/17/2013

KIDS HEALTH ANNUAL

Technology & Children's Health

Raising kids in today’s rapidly changing mediascape, parents face questions of too much, too soon—and the challenge of setting a good example

05/02/2013 By Camille Grigsby-Rocca

BUSINESS

What's Better: Real Crab or Real Krab?

In the shadow of a booming Oregon seafood industry, our taste test pits genuine crustacean against the sushi substitute.

05/01/2013 By Allyson Reedy

BUSINESS

A Portland Disaster App Preps for the Big One

When the earth shakes, look to your iPhone.

03/22/2013 By Bill Lascher

GAMING

Fullbright Aims to Change the Video Game

Portland-based video game designer Steve Gaynor shares the story behind The Fullbright Company's artistically ambitious 'Gone Home'.

03/22/2013 By Shane Danaher

WEB EXCLUSIVE

Slide Show: Inside Bent Image Labs

A behind-the-scenes look at how the acclaimed Portland animation studio creates characters.

01/18/2013

Slideshow

Slide Show: Inside Bent Image Labs

A behind-the-scenes look at how the acclaimed Portland animation studio creates characters.

01/18/2013

TECH SCENE

Animating Classic Characters

Bent Animation brings new and classic characters to life.

01/18/2013 By Zach Dundas and Kate Moening

TECHNOLOGY

Halo's Virtual Props

A Portland company designs and builds the stuff that fills the worlds of videogames.

11/21/2012 By Sara Gates

EDITOR'S NOTE

OHSU's Commuter Science

OHSU creates connections between its doctors, campuses, and the city

11/21/2012 By Randy Gragg

FEATURE

OHSU's War on Cancer

How OHSU will use big money, brand new labs, and all-star researchers to launch bold new cancer treatments.

11/17/2012 By Jennifer Abbasi

Tech Scene

Portland's High-Craft Tech Boom

What our thriving start-up scene owes to Portland's crafty culture and urbanism.

10/16/2012 By Will Lambeth