DESIGN

Pattern People's Prints Take Over Portland Design

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

08/01/2013 By Alisha Gorder

NEWS

Drink Water's Campaign to Hydrate Sports

A tiny Portland branding company takes on the energy drink giants with a simple message.

08/01/2013 By Sam Coggeshall

RAINMAKER

Marketing Business-to-Business Tools in Portland

At McClenahan Bruer, Kerry McClenahan masters selling tech to techies.

08/01/2013 By Zach Dundas

NEWS

How Performance Art Turned Into a High-Concept Business

Jennifer Armburst's intuitive approach to creative consulting.

07/01/2013 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg

NEWS

Sokol Blosser's Chic New Tasting Room

Architect Brad Cloepfil crafts a new Willamette Valley aesthetic

07/01/2013 By Sam Coggeshall

RAINMAKER

Dayna McErlean's Portland Empire

How one woman transforms ramshackle spaces into business dynamos.

07/01/2013 By Zach Dundas

BUSINESS

Why Target Is Coming to Downtown Portland

Urban revival draws major brands back to city centers.

07/01/2013 By Marty Patail

Slideshow

Slide Show: Downtown Portland's Shopping History

As the city center welcomes Target and eyes other national brands, a look back at Portland's heart

06/14/2013

NEWS

Union Way's New Path from Powells to the Ace

A glimpse of downtown's intriguing new "Parisian" passage

06/04/2013 By Rachel Rasmussen

TROPHY CASE

Trophy Case: The Best of Portland Design & Creativity in June

June's best handmade stuff, from Bauhaus-inspired turbans to luxe woolen club covers

06/04/2013

RAINMAKER

Mining the Future

ESCO's John Dillon makes drilling quicker and more profitable

06/03/2013 By Marty Patail

BUSINESS

Mobile Canning Breaks Craft Brew Out of the Bottle

Why Portland microbrewers are turning to aluminum

06/03/2013 By Sam Coggeshall

RAINMAKER

Babysitters of the Future

Start-up WeVillage gives modern parents better daycare choices.

05/01/2013 By Zach Dundas

BUSINESS

What's Better: Real Crab or Real Krab?

In the shadow of a booming Oregon seafood industry, our taste test pits genuine crustacean against the sushi substitute.

05/01/2013 By Allyson Reedy

BUSINESS

How Poler Stuff Scaled the Heights of Outdoor Gear

The story behind Portland's hipster hiking brand

05/01/2013 By Tamara Feingold

STYLE

My Millionaire Makeover

Portland's new Lasting Connections retrofits a shabby young writer for the upscale singles scene.

04/16/2013 Videography by Stephen Person By Sam Coggeshall

BUSINESS

A Portland Disaster App Preps for the Big One

When the earth shakes, look to your iPhone.

03/22/2013 By Bill Lascher

GAMING

Fullbright Aims to Change the Video Game

Portland-based video game designer Steve Gaynor shares the story behind The Fullbright Company's artistically ambitious 'Gone Home'.

03/22/2013 By Shane Danaher

BUSINESS

Portland Business Transforms the Sewing Pattern

Colette Patterns changes DIY sewing—for the better.

03/22/2013 By Rachel Rasmussen

NEWS

How Slappy Cakes Took Portland Pancakes to Tokyo

Japan loves our do-it-yourself flapjacks.

03/22/2013 By Madelynn Vislocky