Style Spotlight

Fashionable Paintings

Local artist Sam Roloff uses fashion to inspire his canvas.

02/28/2012 By Eden Dawn

green zone

Peter Halley’s Neon Installation Will Tickle Your Brain

At Disjecta through Feb. 25

02/08/2012 By Aaron Scott

gallery grazing

First Thursday Sampler

02/02/2012 By Aaron Scott

Out and About

Eames: the Architect and the Painter

Charles and Ray Eames – and their innovative designs – star in this vivid new documentary.

12/03/2011 By Kristin Belz

Desirables

Temporary Beauty

Portland Art Museum lets you bring home fine art without making a long-term commitment.

11/27/2011 By Kristin Belz

Desirables

Seasonal Countdowns

Exquisitely rendered illustrations of winter’s bounty offer solace ‘til Solstice. They’re also great gift-giving ideas.

11/20/2011 By Kristin Belz

Desirables

Getting Carded

Personalize your holiday hellos with Dear Ida’s colorful customized drawings.

10/19/2011 By Kristin Belz

press desk

Helping Oregon’s Cash-Poor Stay Culture-Rich

A recent announcement from Portland’s arts & culture director Cary Clarke.

10/15/2011 By The Culturegang

Out and About

Documentation of Home Life

Nikki McClure is a DIY maven, but her art is museum-worthy; see it at the Museum of Contemporary Craft.

10/14/2011 By Kristin Belz

Out and About

Utility, Beauty and the Bicycle

Improving the design of the bicycle? Yes, there’s still plenty to do, and Vitruvian principles apply.

09/28/2011 By Kristin Belz

Out and About

Portland's Architecture + Design Month Starts September 29

A whole month to indulge in design-oriented exhibits, tours, lectures and parties.

09/15/2011 By Kristin Belz

collective review

TBA 2011: Jesse Sugarmann

Sometimes Nothing (everything) Happens

09/13/2011 By Claudia La Rocco

more than bargained for

TBA 2011: ©ardiff

How David Eckard’s "carnival barker" character, and TBA lookie-loos, got their mettle sorely tested by a drunk bystander.

09/10/2011 By Anne Adams

DIY

ADX: Making It In PDX

A welcoming community work space for designers and makers of all levels.

09/09/2011 By Kristin Belz

DIY

Photos Go From Digital to Plywerk

Plywerk will print and mount your digital photo files onto elegant eco-friendly "frames."

09/02/2011 By Kristin Belz

DIY

Mudsharks Play Well with Red Clay

A grass roots online design contest company enlists fabrication help from some Portland guys who like to get muddy.

08/30/2011 By Kristin Belz

Desirables

All Hail the Ancient Art of Mosaic

Hail Mary is a shop and mosaic studio filled with quirky beauty.

07/22/2011 By Kristin Belz

Out and About

Japan Without a Passport

Zen beauty and no-hassle travel at the Portland Japanese Garden’s Behind the Shoji art show and sale.

07/14/2011 By Kristin Belz

Read This

Poetry in Place

Forget the workaday functionality of ordinary maps; in this book, author Denis Wood redraws and redefines his neighborhood based on everything from radio wav...

06/27/2011 By Amara Holstein

Made in PDX

New Local Ceramic Tile

Swirls, swishes, and psychedelic colors and patterns mark the cool lines and retro-modern vibe of these tiles by new Portland company Clayhaus Ceramics.

06/27/2011 By Amara Holstein