Reading List

3 Portland Design Titles for Your Nightstand (or Phone Screen)

From architectural history to DIY stencils.

09/21/2017 By Zach Dundas

Events

What to Do Every Day at Design Week 2017

As Design Week 2017 kicks off, we present our picks for the must-do events.

04/21/2017 By Eden Dawn

Design Week

The Many Ways the Green Loop Could Change Portland, Explained Live

On April 24, a parade of civic leaders will talk about how the proposed "linear park" could spur other transformations.

04/14/2017 By Zach Dundas

Design Week

New Showcase Aims to Prove Macrame Is Cooler Than You Thought

Cotton, linen, wool: as long as it's fiber, it's fair game.

04/11/2017 By Meagan Nolan

Urban Design

Could Portland's Proposed Green Loop Reshape the City?

Design Week Portland aims to bring one vision of the six-mile carless Loop to life.

03/20/2017 By Zach Dundas

Architecture

How to Design a Summer Home—According to the Finns

A new photography exhibit reveals a century of Finnish summer villas.

03/08/2017 By Lauren Kershner

RECAP

Our Design Week Diary

Relive Design Week Portland with our highlight reel of favorite events.

04/26/2016 By Eden Dawn, Marty Patail, and Zach Dundas

EVENTS

April Is Almost Over: Top Style & Design Things to Do

From fashion shows to warehouse sales to basket weaving, there are lots of ways to finish April strong.

04/18/2016 By Claire Colby

DESIGN WEEK 2016

Will Portland Be Underwater in 2100?

In Futurelandia, 20 local artists imagine Portland a century from now.

04/15/2016 By Claire Colby

5 THINGS ABOUT

What You Need to Know About Design Week

The annual celebration of creativity takes over Portland April 15–23.

03/25/2016 By Marty Patail and Caitlin Collins

URBAN DESIGN

Portland's Proposed Green Loop Could 'Reinvent Outdoor Urban Life'

A Design Week competition will rally competing visions for a carless path through the city center.

02/01/2016 By Caitlin Collins

DESIGN

Design Week Portland Returns With Bold Thinkers and Big Ambitions

From TED Talk-style lectures to an event combining archery, projection mapping, and booze, the annual festival has something for everyone.

01/18/2016 By Caitlin Collins

DESIGN EVENTS

5 Must-See Events at Design Week Portland's Pop-Up Festival in October

The citywide design celebration throws an autumn pre-func before the main event in April.

09/28/2015 By Zach Dundas

DESIGN WEEK: EVENTS

ESC Collective Takes Design Off The Grid

The Portland upstart gives us the tools to survive the apocalypse—or to just camp at a festival in style.

10/14/2013 By Nathan Tucker

Slideshow

Slide Show: A Publication Party for Indie Printers

Design Week's CONTENT celebrated the local publishing community with cupcakes, colorful comics, and cocktail recipes.

10/14/2013

DESIGN WEEK: EVENTS

A Publication Party for Indie Printers

Design Week's CONTENT celebrated the local publishing community with cupcakes, colorful comics, and cocktail recipes.

10/14/2013 By Molly Woodstock

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend, Oct 10-13

Timbers vs. Sounders, Bonnie Raitt, Zombie Apocalypse Run, and a world-class choreographer named Nacho. This weekend makes our heads spin.

10/10/2013 By Portland Monthly Staff Edited by Nathan Tucker

DESIGN WEEK: EVENTS

Bright Lights: A DWP Double Dose

Portland Monthly's discussion series goes deep on the economics of creativity with NEA Design Director Jason Schupbach

10/08/2013 By Zach Dundas

DESIGN WEEK: SHOWCASE

Roundhouse Employees' Rousing Art

The fast-growing Portland creative agency puts its own workers' creativity on display.

10/07/2013 By Zach Dundas

DESIGN WEEK: INTERVIEWS

Always With Honor's Awesome Icons

A Portland firm with international cachet reveals its winning way with badges, emblems, and brands.

10/07/2013 By Zach Dundas