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HOME

House of Castellon Designs the Perfect Portland Blanket

House of Castellon creates a new brand dedicated to Oregon-sourced materials and design.

  • By Lauren Lark and Caitlin Feldman
  • Published 03/27/2014
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Storytelling & Design

Local Video Project Takes the 'Choose Your Own Adventure' Path

Portland designer dreams up a video character Frank Aberdean to celebrate retro cool—and user interactivity.

  • By Caitlin Feldman
  • Published 03/07/2014
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INDUSTRIAL DESIGN

How Ziba Reinvented the Low-Budget Speaker

When an international brand wanted a new look (and higher quality) for its entry-level audio gear, Portland's signature industrial design firm stepped in.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 02/03/2014
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SPACES

Schoolhouse Electric's Founder Escapes From the Digital World

Brian Faherty creates a warm, off-the-grid workspace.

  • By Nathan Tucker
  • Published 01/21/2014
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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.

  • By Bruce Wolf and Randy Gragg
  • Published 01/02/2014
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HIT LIST

14 Creative Calendars for 2014

Organize your new year with a creative calendar hand-crafted by Portland artists.

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 12/18/2013
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RETAIL SCOUT

Introducing: Budd & Finn

A cute new Old Town shop expresses its owner's love of home, eclectic design, rescue animals, and birds. Lots of birds.

  • By Ally Bordas
  • Published 12/16/2013
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DESIGN

Q&A with Rand Miller, Designer of Digital Worlds

The Spokane-based creator of classic adventure videogames Myst and Riven talks about his company’s return to the genre.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 12/12/2013
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NEWS

A Peek at PDX Airport’s New Carpet

We reveal the new carpet design to replace the Portland International Airport's 25-year-old rug next year

  • By Cari Johnson
  • Published 12/12/2013
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DESIGN NEWS

Reinventing the Ball

Adidas unveils the Brazuca, the official match ball of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 12/03/2013
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NIGHTSTAND

Sasquatch Books' New Kiddie Imprint Showcases Northwest Art & Design

Seattle's Sasquatch Books kicks off its new children's imprint with a Portland-centric ABC and other titles.

  • By Kristin Leigh
  • Published 12/03/2013
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HOME & GARDEN

Backyard Agriculture Meets Legos? Yes!

Portland start-up Together Farm turns recycled plastic into snap-together raised garden beds.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 12/03/2013
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DESIGN FINDS

Grant Michael's House of Vintage Oddities

A warehouse-like wonderland in the Central Eastside holds a menagerie of rusty, dusty, weird treasures.

  • By Alexandria Bordas
  • Published 11/26/2013
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WORKSHOP

The Good Mod's Cool, Hands-On Approach to Modern Furniture

The treasure hunts, rebuilds, and curatorial whimsy behind a budding mid-century empire.

  • By Cari Johnson
  • Published 11/26/2013
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DESIGN

Adidas Enters the 2014 World Cup

With the world's biggest sporting event less than a year away, Adidas' North American headquarters in Portland is abuzz with activity.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 11/15/2013
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Article

Our Fall Favorites From Schoolhouse Electric

The Northwest Portland-based indie homegoods dynamo reveals the inspirations behind five great designs.

  • By Haley Martin
  • Published 11/15/2013
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Article

Stephan Alexandr Makes It Home

The local artist and designer's show at Gallery Zero reflects on a decade of creating in Portland before a big move south to LA.

  • By Nathan Tucker
  • Published 11/15/2013
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DIY

Map-making 101

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

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 08/22/2013
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DESIGN

Pattern People's Prints Take Over Portland Design

How a local studio crafts fashion-forward patterns for walls, clothes, and beyond.

  • By Alisha Gorder
  • Published 08/01/2013
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GARDEN EVENTS

Designers Garden Tour 2013

Visit seven gardens on Portland’s west side for DIY design inspiration—or to find the perfect designer for your own garden.

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 06/17/2013
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