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

Top Stories

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

Powder Keg

6 Gorgeous Portland Bathrooms

Great design can pop even behind closed doors.

09/18/2018 By Amara Holstein

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

Table of Contents

Arts & Culture

Heroes & Villains

Forget Superheroes: These Comics Take On Politicians and Rock Stars

James Comey to Osama bin Laden to Lady Gaga, Portland's TidalWave Productions turns news into comic books.

09/18/2018 By Sam Pape

Eat & Drink

Postscript

Where Should Portland Put the James Beard Public Market?

We've got a few suggestions.

09/18/2018 By Marty Patail

Editor's Note

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

Home & Real Estate

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

Beachcombers

This Oregon Company Makes Amazing Tiki Mugs

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

09/18/2018 By Emma Mannheimer

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

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

News & City Life

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

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

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

Instant Karma

How One Portland Hotel Tried—and Failed—to Tame the Wild Influencer

Society Hotel’s Instagram experiment made everyone uneasy.

09/18/2018 By Margaret Seiler

Style & Shopping

Trophy Case

8 Great Portland Design Finds

Hand-thrown mugs to chic raincoats to rustic Mexican chimineas, we're suckers for these local goods.

09/18/2018 By Kelly Clarke, Eden Dawn, and Catherine Johnson

Flashback

In 1975, Portland Played Home to an Incredible Black Fashion Project

Photographer Bruce Forster recalls shooting 60 rolls of film. Forty years later, he tracked down his original models.

09/18/2018 By Eden Dawn Photography by Bruce Forster

Travel & Outdoors

Shoe News

Move Over, Runners: Reshod’s Shoes Are Designed for Walkers

The Portland upstart wants you to walk this way.

09/18/2018 By Sarah Hutchins