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VISUAL THINKING

XPlane Tranforms Global Companies with the Power of Doodling

Using drawings, skits, role-playing, and the power of "show, don't tell," one local design consultancy generates some seriously smart thinking.

  • By Kelly Clarke
  • Published 10/10/2014

GROUP THINK

Ziba Made Your Ketchup Bottle—Now It's Remaking Itself

For 30 years, the storied design firm Ziba has created pioneering products for the world’s biggest companies. The most crucial project yet: moving forward.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 09/26/2014

VENTURES

Are Semi Trucks Portland's Most Visible Product?

Freightliner’s chief looks to keep America (and Portland manufacturing) rolling.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 09/02/2014

DISPATCH

Portland Shacks Up with Airbnb

Is sharing really caring? We track the controversies surrounding the house-share company's new Portland office.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 06/02/2014

BUSINESS

Cinnabon Conjures A Bit of Portland Voodoo

How Portland's quirky tastes are secretly influencing food-court culture.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 05/01/2014

VENTURES

Portland's Friendly Real Estate Renegade

How Jenelle Isaacson and Living Room Realty are putting people first.

  • By Caitlin Feldman
  • Published 04/02/2014

BIG PICTURE

The Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm's Bloom Boom

An artisan farming niche shows its true colors

  • By Peter Holmstrom
  • Published 04/02/2014

BIG PICTURE

The Rise of the Portland Mercado

How the Hacienda Community Development Corporationaims plans to turn a Southeast Foster neighborhood eyesore into a Hispanic hub

  • By Nathan Tucker
  • Published 03/03/2014

VENTURES

Taking the Start-Up Scene from PDX to Gaza

Pierced, tattooed, and driven, Tom Sperry goes rogue in the world of Portland investing.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 03/03/2014

NEWS

Legal Weed is Coming! Are We Ready?

Oregon may vote to legalize recreational marijuana in 2014. As the drug war winds down, we explore Oregon's current cannabis landscape.

  • By Doug Fine
  • Published 03/03/2014

VENTURES

Point 97's Ocean Conservation Apps Make Waves

A Ecotrust spin-off from local data navigator Ruby Gates steers high-tech solutions out to sea.

  • By Cari Johnson
  • Published 02/03/2014

PORTLAND RESTAURANTS

5 Reasons Portland Restaurants Stall

We’ve all seen it: a new restaurant sets an opening date and...nothing happens. What gives?

  • By Julia Raymond
  • Published 01/02/2014

INTERVIEW

The Future of Portland Shopping

Tom Cody, developer of Union Way and South Waterfront’s Emery apartments, expounds on place, profit, and how for-profit development can build community.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 01/02/2014

BIG PICTURE

Zen and the Art of Typewriter Maintenance

Ace Typewriter, one of America’s last typewriter specialists, keeps hitting return.

  • By Christina Cooke
  • Published 01/02/2014

VENTURES

How Chirpify is Cashing in on Twitter

Mobilizing hashtags as instant digital payments, one local company is mashing up social media and marketing.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 01/02/2014

REPORT

Portland, Oregon: Cash Magnet

Is Portland changing? Ask the tax man.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 01/02/2014

FASHION

House of Tayo's Afro-Dandyism

How Stumptown savvy helped launch a Rwandan fashion brand

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 01/02/2014

RAINMAKER

Access Code

How Michelle Rowley's Code Scouts is launching women into programing careers

  • By Caitlin Feldman
  • Published 12/02/2013

BUSINESS

Oregon's Olive Oil Barons

Portland expats send home southern Italy's liquid gold.

  • By Hannah Wallace
  • Published 11/01/2013

BUSINESS

Apartment Therapy

Portland development firm CE John builds a new kind of rental, with high design and history in mind.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 11/01/2013
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