Hotel Openings

How Will the Hoxton Hotel Change Old Town?

The 119-room luxury tower, set to open Nov 12, is chock-full of millennial makers, rooftop macramé, talks with She Bop, and tattoo workshops. Chinatown may never be the same.

10/30/2018 By Ramona DeNies

Design

How a Gossip-Haunted Mount Tabor House Became a Wholesome Family Abode

Nanny affairs! Secret passages! This midcentury marvel boasts juicy stories galore.

10/17/2018 By Amara Holstein

Style

These 3 Portland Brands Support International Makers

Sandals to stylish baskets, these local entrepreneurs expand a community-minded ethos around the globe.

10/17/2018 By Eden Dawn

Get a Room

These Are the Portland Area's 12 Sexiest New Hotels

Think we've hit peak hotel? Nope. We're not even close.

10/16/2018 By James Stevens

Events

Disrupt Wants to Show Portland It's Not Your Average Design Conference

WeMake's fourth annual event features Y La Bamba's Luz Elena Mendoza, Broccoli's Anja Charbonneau, and illustrator Loveis Wise.

10/09/2018 By Eden Dawn

Interior Design

A Portlander Helped Design This Cabo Dream House

Allison Smith Design furnished the home with items from her hometown of San Miguel de Allende.

09/21/2018 By Allison Place

Editor's Note

Why One Portland Monthly Editor Left Old-School Web Design Behind

And now prefers to write about design in all its many forms.

09/18/2018 By Marty Patail

Auto Fixation

This Portland Car Collector Has No Plans to Retire. Ever.

With four decades in the business, Dale Matthews of Memory Lane Motors keeps on cruising.

09/18/2018 By Sarah Hutchins

Pedal Power

A Portlander Sets Out to Remake the Mountain Bike

Can Viral Bikes design away many of cycling's maintenance woes?

09/18/2018 By Sydney Dauphinais

Home, Petite Home

These New Portland Companies Will Build Your Perfect ADU

Wait, you don't have one already? Get with the times.

09/18/2018 By Fiona McCann

Concrete Forest

This Portland Building Will Be Covered in Actual Trees

The Tree Farm will look "like a big-ass Chia Pet," says developer Kevin Cavenaugh.

09/18/2018 By Sarah Hutchins

Hot Stuff

Can a Newfangled Wood-Burning Stove Save the World?

This clean-burning, Oregon-designed stove could be a boon to families in poor areas across the world.

09/18/2018 By Alena Willbur

Higher Ed

PNCA Unveils a Design Program for Busy People

The new MA in Design Systems barely cuts into a 9-to-5 grind.

09/18/2018 By Sarah Hutchins

Beachcombers

This Oregon Company Makes Amazing Tiki Mugs

Based in Astoria, Muntiki's slip-cast stoneware mugs are limited-edition, hot-ticket items.

09/18/2018 By Emma Mannheimer

Development

Can This Radical Plan Reinvent the Rose Quarter?

Right now, the community-born Albina Vision Trust may be just a dream. But it's quite the dream.

09/18/2018 By Zach Dundas

Sports

What Would Major League Baseball Mean for Portland?

The dreams go back decades. What if they actually came true?

09/18/2018 By Jason Cohen Illustrations by Michael Byers

The Groundbreaker

Architect Carrie Strickland Leads an Acclaimed Portland Firm into a New Era

With Strickland taking control, Works Progress becomes the largest female-owned architecture company on the West Coast.

09/18/2018 By Brian Libby

Craft

7 Incredible Oregon-Made Chairs

Welcome to the throne zone.

09/18/2018 By Marty Patail Photography by George Barberis Styled by Beverly James Neel

Letter Man

How One Portland Designer Creates Entrancing Typography

Recently transplanted from Cape Town, Jordan Metcalf rewrites the alphabet.

09/18/2018 By Rebecca Jacobson