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

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

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

Love Triangles

Step Inside These 3 Dreamy Oregon A-Frames

With passion, dedication, and a ton of work, three local families revive sterling specimens of the suddenly chic A-frame.

09/18/2018 By Marty Patail Photography by Christopher Dibble

Powder Keg

6 Gorgeous Portland Bathrooms

Great design can pop even behind closed doors.

09/18/2018 By Amara Holstein

Hot Wheels

Portland's One Moto Show Celebrates the Motorcycle in All Its Glorious Forms

The annual show, celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2019, features more than 180 bikes from around the world.

09/18/2018 By Sam Pape

Architecture

It Was a Serious Journey to Build This Remote Mt Hood Cabin

The plot was so deep in the woods that construction trucks couldn't reach it.

09/18/2018 By Sarah Hutchins

Design

Open Haus Market Aims to Celebrate Portland Design in All Its Forms

This weekend, a new event features the work of 20-plus Oregon designers and artists.

09/11/2018 By Allison Place

Development

This New Office Building Reflects a Booming Central Eastside

The six-story, cross-laminated timber "District Office" will open late 2019 in the once-industrial no-man's-land.

08/14/2018 By Sydney Dauphinais

Hell on Wheels

Portland's E-Scooter Invasion Has Begun

Rejoice! Or run for your life!

07/31/2018 By Sam Pape

Design

A Free Portland 'Brand Camp' Teaches Kids about Marketing and Entrepreneurship

Portland Gear's summer program is like boot camp for tomorrow's brand gurus.

07/20/2018 By Talullah Plummer-Blanco

Design

A Pair of Downsizers Give the Portland ‘Skinny House’ a New Face

"Skinny houses don’t encourage demolition. Townhouses do.”

07/17/2018 By Marty Patail

Malls to the Wall

An Iconic Portland Mall Seeks Survival in Movies and Music

In the age of online shopping, Lloyd Center doubles down on entertainment.

07/17/2018 By Sam Pape

Design

Can This Portland Company Revolutionize the Mountain Bike?

Viral Bikes founder Steve Domahidy breaks down his innovative design.

07/11/2018 By Sydney Dauphinais