DIY

Sew It Yourself

Been eyeing some fabric and wondering how to use it? Seen some curtains you felt you could make yourself? Local store Modern Domestic offers sewing lessons ...

05/24/2011 By Amara Holstein

Desirables

Marimekko Online

Finnish company Marimekko has long delighted with its colorful, cheerful graphic prints. Thanks to a new online store at Crate and Barrel, Marimekko is now a...

05/23/2011 By Amara Holstein

Out and About

New Store! Woonwinkel Opens.

Impeccably curated, with an eye to modern design and carefully crafted goods, Woonwinkel is an excellent new store for Portland design buffs.

05/20/2011 By Amara Holstein

Made in PDX

Sweet Schoolhouse Electric Lamps

Forget traditional fixtures! These new Schoolhouse Electric table lamps are sleek, industrial, and very modern.

05/17/2011 By Amara Holstein

Out and About

Historic Homes Tour

Come look inside five historic homes in Northwest Portland this Saturday, May 21, in a tour that benefits Chapman Elementary School.

05/16/2011 By Amara Holstein

$10 and under

Cheap, Chic Scrubbing Brushes

Forget those nasty blue or green disposable scrubbers. Instead, pick up these Chinese versions made of sustainable bamboo for only $3 at Cargo.

05/13/2011 By Amara Holstein

Out and About

Nikki McClure Book Signing

Come meet renown PNW artist Nikki McClure and buy her most recent book, To Market, To Market at a book signing event on May 14.

05/10/2011 By Amara Holstein

Made in PDX

Andy Paiko's Amazing Glass

Local glass artist Andy Paiko creates everything from tricycles to a seismograph in his playful and sublime projects out of a North Portland studio.

05/10/2011 By Amara Holstein

5 Questions With...

Top Design Trends with Trisha Guido

Interior designer and Relish store owner Trisha Guido gives her top thoughts on modern design, amazing products, and fun local finds.

05/09/2011 By Amara Holstein

Read This

A Chicken-Keeping Primer

Always had a hankering to raise a few hens and enjoy fresh eggs straight from your backyard? This new book from local owners of the Urban Farm Store will he...

05/06/2011 By Amara Holstein

Made in PDX

Lovely Woolly Laptop Cases

Local company The Good Flock makes stylish cases for laptops, iPhones, and iPads, while keeping everything organically modern.

05/03/2011 By Amara Holstein

Out and About

Rummer Homes Tour

Are you a mid-century modern fan? Here’s a chance to take a tour of eight local Rummer homes—and meet Robert Rummer himself.

05/02/2011 By Amara Holstein

Sustainable Style

Fabulously Earth-Friendly Fabrics

Discover earth-friendly fabrics from O Ecotextiles at local store Acanthus that look great, feel good, and are healthy to use and produce.

04/29/2011 By Amara Holstein

Shopping Spree

Spring Finds at Canoe

Portland’s wet, woolly, and sometimes sunny springs keep us all on our toes. Here are some ideas for gearing up for a typical May from one of our favor...

04/26/2011 By Amara Holstein

Article

Rich Living

The restauranteur behind Pok Pok, Whiskey Soda Lounge, and Pok Pok Noi, Andy Ricker shows us around his SE Portland condo. Ricker teamed up with a local design firm to combine functionality with his own quirky aesthetic.

04/25/2011 By Amara Holstein

$10 and Under

Vintage Pens at Noun

Fulfill a little bit of writing nostalgia with these vintage calligraphy pens for only $9 at Noun.

04/25/2011 By Amara Holstein

Desirables

Studio Gorm’s Fresh Designs

Whimsical with plenty of wit, Studio Gorm makes practical objects interesting.

04/22/2011 By Amara Holstein

The Pantry

Gourmet Jams from Pink Slip

Spring fruits and flavors have finally started to show up in Portland. One of our favorite new tastes are the marvelous concoctions from Pink Slip Jam, a loc...

04/21/2011 By Amara Holstein

5 Questions For...

Anne De Wolf of Arciform LLC

Local designer and sustainable professional Anne De Wolf offers ideas and tips on current trends and inspirations in home remodeling from her successful busi...

04/19/2011 By Amara Holstein

Made in PDX

Free Paint from Yolo Colorhouse

Get free non-VOC paints April 19–22 in honor of Earth Day from Portland-based Yolo Colorhouse.

04/15/2011 By Amara Holstein