DESIGN NEWS

Reinventing the Ball

Adidas unveils the Brazuca, the official match ball of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

12/03/2013 By Marty Patail

NIGHTSTAND

Sasquatch Books' New Kiddie Imprint Showcases Northwest Art & Design

Seattle's Sasquatch Books kicks off its new children's imprint with a Portland-centric ABC and other titles.

12/03/2013 By Kristin Leigh

HOME & GARDEN

Backyard Agriculture Meets Legos? Yes!

Portland start-up Together Farm turns recycled plastic into snap-together raised garden beds.

12/03/2013 By Zach Dundas

DESIGN FINDS

Grant Michael's House of Vintage Oddities

A warehouse-like wonderland in the Central Eastside holds a menagerie of rusty, dusty, weird treasures.

11/26/2013 By Alexandria Bordas

WORKSHOP

The Good Mod's Cool, Hands-On Approach to Modern Furniture

The treasure hunts, rebuilds, and curatorial whimsy behind a budding mid-century empire.

11/26/2013 By Cari Johnson

DESIGN

Adidas Enters the 2014 World Cup

With the world's biggest sporting event less than a year away, Adidas' North American headquarters in Portland is abuzz with activity.

11/15/2013 By Marty Patail

Article

Our Fall Favorites From Schoolhouse Electric

The Northwest Portland-based indie homegoods dynamo reveals the inspirations behind five great designs.

11/15/2013 By Haley Martin

Article

Stephan Alexandr Makes It Home

The local artist and designer's show at Gallery Zero reflects on a decade of creating in Portland before a big move south to LA.

11/15/2013 By Nathan Tucker

DIY

Map-Making 101

Mapstack’s groovy new database lets you unleash your inner cartographer and create beautiful, unique maps for free.

08/22/2013 By Kristin Belz

DESIGN

Pattern People's Prints Take Over Portland Design

How a local studio crafts fashion-forward patterns for walls, clothes, and beyond.

08/01/2013 By Alisha Gorder

GARDEN EVENTS

Designers Garden Tour 2013

Visit seven gardens on Portland’s west side for DIY design inspiration—or to find the perfect designer for your own garden.

06/17/2013 By Kate Bryant

DESIGN NEWS

Portland ParkScore #7 in National Tests!

Take that, #10 Seattle! For us in Portland, appreciating our parks is second nature.

06/12/2013 By Kristin Belz

ART UNFETTERED

Review: ‘Cyclepedia,’ ‘Man/Woman,’ and a Thousand Naked Cyclists

In a poetic partnership, the museum welcomed the jubilantly unclothed hordes for the opening weekend of its summer exhibitions.

06/11/2013 By Aaron Scott

TROPHY CASE

Trophy Case: The Best of Portland Design & Creativity in June

June's best handmade stuff, from Bauhaus-inspired turbans to luxe woolen club covers

06/04/2013

DESIRABLES

Trending Up: Triangulation

The power of three takes over today's design trends in chairs from U of O students, shoes from Nike, building materials from Italy and more.

05/31/2013 By Kristin Belz

ARTS NEWS

‘Fast Company’ Names Portland’s Creative Laureate to Its 100 Most Creative People List

The business magazine throws a dinner party for Julie Keefe and eight other creative thinkers to talk the future of cities.

05/13/2013 By Aaron Scott

SPECIAL EVENT

The Wild Delves into Portland Tech and Culture

The two-week fest brings together events by Portland's artists, designers, and maker-types to celebrate our city's awesomeness.

05/13/2013 By Sam Coggeshall

DESIGN MATTERS

Portland, Brooklyn, and the 1890s

Which city wins the award for artisanal authenticity - and which is exporting localism to the global market?

04/09/2013 By Kristin Belz

SLIDE SHOW

Fencing Lessons From Japan

The best of fencing, at the Japanese Garden.

02/11/2013 By Kristin Belz

Out and About

Upstairs, Downstairs at Beam & Anchor

Studio spirit and community capitalism converge in the workshop and retail outpost under the I-5 freeway on North Interstate.

11/05/2012 By Kristin Belz