Light a Fire 2016: Exceptional Pro Bono Contribution

This Global Branding Agency Helps Portland Street Kids Become Designers

AKQA provides materials, expertise, and guidance. The kids do the rest.

10/10/2016 By Lisa Dunn

Style

Can This Portlander Help Fashion Businesses Get Off the Ground?

With Laptops & Smalltalk, Brittany Sierra becomes a coach for local fashion entrepreneurs.

10/10/2016 By Eden Dawn

Dispatch

Columbia Sportswear Takes on Gore-Tex

Can a Portland company topple the industry juggernaut?

10/10/2016 By Benjamin Tepler

Design

Oregon Food Bank Gets a Brand-New Logo and Look

Industry and Nike worked pro bono to refresh the 20-year-old nonprofit's brand.

10/06/2016 By Marty Patail

Television

Portland Designer Sarah Donofrio on Her Drama-Free Project Runway Debut

“I just wanted to sew, not get pulled away to talk drama."

10/06/2016 By Enid Spitz

Events

Local Furniture Designers Star at ShowPDX 2016

A celebration of the best local chairs, tables, and lamps—everything but the kitchen sink, and maybe that, too.

10/04/2016 By Marty Patail

Fashion News

Mabel & Zora to Close after 10 Years

The decade-old Pearl District boutique will shutter in October, allowing owner Tiffany Bean to focus on her own clothing line.

09/30/2016 By Eden Dawn

BRAND NEW

Warby Parker Opens First Portland Shop (and Arcade!)

The NW 23rd shop will be much more than your average eyeglasses spot.

09/27/2016 By Eden Dawn

Outdoors

From Aging Trailer to Fabulous Glamper

A Portland couple converts an antique motor home into the retro-inspired camper of their dreams.

09/27/2016 By Claire Colby

THE LONG PLAY

PODCAST: Portland Entrepreneur Chaunci King on Building a Liquor Empire

With pear-flavored vodka Miru, the native Portlander takes on the largely white, male-centric booze industry.

09/26/2016 By Eden Dawn

City Planning

Here's What the Post Office Site in Northwest Could Look Like

The eastern edge of the Pearl is due for a major facelift.

09/23/2016 By Ko Ricker

Fashion Show

Knock Out: A Body Positive, Plus Size Fashion Show

On Sunday, Sept 25, head to Holocene for local and national plus size designers, body positive authors, pop-up shops, and boozy slushies.

09/23/2016 By Eden Dawn

Body Talk

Claybia Workshops Offer Healing, Self-Acceptance, and a Heck of a Conversation Piece

Come for the amazing pun, stay for the body positivity and arts & crafts time. (NSFW?)

09/22/2016 By Molly Woodstock

Home Design

Great New Portland Homes

Modern. Eco-ambitious. Rotating? Yes. Yes. Yes!

09/21/2016 By Zach Dundas and Randy Gragg

Kitchen Design

Five Phenomenal Portland Kitchens

When it comes to reinventing the heart of the home, craft and style count.

09/21/2016 By Brian Libby

Jewelry

Five Portland Jewelry Designers Show Off Their Stuff

Gold-plated sunglasses. Granite pendants. Recycled guitar string earrings. Affordable to fancy, adorn yourself.

09/21/2016 By Eden Dawn

Trophy Case

13 Winning Home, Tech, and Fashion Finds in Local Design

Beautiful backpacks to custom claw-foot tubs, these Portland-designed goods are a step above.

09/21/2016 By Marty Patail and Eden Dawn

Meet Your Maker

Since 1947, Langlitz Leathers Has Crafted Portland’s Coolest Motorcycle Jackets

And it all started with a bad bike crash.

09/21/2016 By Leah Sottile

Meet Your Maker

Textile Artist Tricia Langman Brings the World of Batik to Portland

The native Londoner unites a DIY ethic with international design.

09/21/2016 By Zach Dundas