Graphic Design

Toro Y Moi and Raveena’s Graphic Designer Talks Representation Through Design

Portland design agency FISK works with everyone from major label recording artists (like Raveena) to local restaurants (like Toro Y Moi).

08/18/2022 By Matthew Trueherz

Design

Gresham's New Library Could Be Our Starchitect Moment

Designers of the new 95,000 square foot East County flagship branch, which is set to open in 2025, are shooting for the moon.

07/18/2022 By Julia Silverman

Pet Spaces

Catios to Aviaries, Portlanders Are Creating Gorgeous Homes for Their Nonhuman Friends

Pet spaces are the new nurseries, and are getting some high-end design from animal lovers in Portland.

06/22/2022 By Fiona McCann

Real Estate

Property Watch: A 1926 Church-Turned-Home In Ladd’s Addition

In this Ladd's Addition stunner, the former nave is now the living room/dinning room; watch for a tiled spa tub in the tower.

06/13/2022 By Melissa Dalton

Design

Portlander Shawna X Is Painting Mini Cooper Rooftops for Public Consumption

Shawna X was selected to participate in MINI’s National Immigrants Day initiative.

11/10/2021 By Cami Hughes

Design

Design Week Portland Calls It Quits

After eight years and thousands of events, the org is closing its doors to make way for a new generation of thinkers.

11/04/2021 By Cami Hughes

Shop Here Now

Get to Madder Collective for Eco-ethical Clothing, Standout Ceramics, and Pretty Perfumes

Poking around and finding all the pretty things at a just-right pandemic-era pop-up.

10/22/2021 By Julia Silverman

Design

What Does Your Light Switch Say About You?

Portland photographer Chuck Shmidt finds himself drawn to an unusual element of home decor.

10/12/2021 By Nick Campigli

Design

After 35 Years, the Hollywood Transit Center Is Finally Getting a Redesign

The new Hollywood Hub will focus on equity, inclusion, and community.

07/14/2021 By Gabriel Granillo

Crafting

These Adult-Themed Cross-Stitch Kits Are Probably Not for Your Grandma

How Zoe Frost taught herself to cross-stich and started her business all within a month.

07/07/2021 By Cami Hughes

Design

PDX Is Getting a Stunning New Roof Made of 2.5 Million Feet of Timber

ZGF Architects designed the new feature as part of the airport’s ongoing renovation.

06/18/2021 By Margaret Seiler

Design

This Quirky Home Renovation Has Its Own DJ Station

A touring musician and dream-big designer’s lust-for-life home renovation came just in time.

06/12/2021 By Liz Crain Photography by Christopher Dibble

Feature

Can We Save the Lloyd Center?

The 61-year-old mall is not what it once was. But it still has a heartbeat.

06/06/2021 By Marty Patail

Patio Primer

5 Things to Consider as You Plan Your Perfect Backyard Escape

Tip no. 1: Get really into drainage.

05/30/2021 By Marty Patail

Real Estate

Property Watch: A Dreamy 5-Bed Craftsman with a Volcano Next Door

Once owned by a former Portland Public Schools superintendent, the Mount Tabor home is on the market for the first time in 50 years.

05/18/2021 By Melissa Dalton

Design

Osmose Design Has Transformed Montavilla’s Lazy Susan Into a Retro, Cozy Diner

It's not quite midcentury, but it's comfy.

03/26/2021 By Marty Patail

Design

A Traditional West Hills Ranch Shows Its Wild Side

Portland design firm Penny Black brought in clean surfaces, big windows, and bright splashes of lime green.

03/20/2021 By Marty Patail

Design

3 New Portland Books that Just Look Good

Impress your friends by sporting these new book on your coffee table—but you should also read them too.

03/19/2021 By Marty Patail

Design

A Stunning, Storybook Open Entryway Brightens This West Hills Midcentury Home

“I like to think of it as a narrative entry,” Stewart Horner says.

12/15/2020 By Marty Patail

Design

How Oregon Is Fighting Wildfires with Technology

From night vision cameras to satellites to the humble iPhone, a look behind the scenes

12/14/2020 By Marty Patail