Review

Chef Naoko's Radical, Farm-Fresh Japanese Cooking Lures a Star Architect

The downtown bento spot morphs from anti-space to high-design statement, but Naoko Tamura's bold cooking remains center stage.

03/20/2017 By Karen Brooks

Airport Love

PDX Could Be Even Better: 9 Next-Level Perks Our Airport Needs

Sure, Portland is still America's favorite airport. But let's not forget the competition. From indoor waterfalls to therapy pigs, here's what we'd gladly steal.

03/07/2017 By Regan Breeden

Next-Level Bodega

Mini Mini Reimagines the Convenience Store

The East Burnside mini-mart elevates the utilitarian corner store to a haven of Helvetica, crowlers, and niche snacks.

11/14/2016 By Jason Buehrer

First Look

Chef Naoko’s Bento Café Gets a Redesign from Star Japanese Architect Kengo Kuma

We’ve got a first look at the farm-fresh eatery’s new digs.

11/14/2016 By Benjamin Tepler

HABITAT

How Two Portlanders Turn Interior Design into Mind-Bending Art Projects

Artists Trish Grantham and Michael Paulus create striking, one-of-a-kind painted interiors across the city.

07/12/2016 By Heather V. Keeling

DESIGN

How to Stage Your Home Like a Pro

This Thursday, the founder of one of Portland's most respected home-staging companies reveals his method.

04/27/2016 By Claire Colby

ARCHITECTURE & INTERIOR DESIGN

An Ambitious Custom Home in Vancouver (?!) Shows What the 'Burbs Could Be

A Portland firm's bespoke home in Clark County raises the bar for suburban design.

11/24/2014 By Zach Dundas

TREND WATCH

5 Multifunctional Coffee Spots

CDExD’s new floral-interiors-espresso space is the latest in growing trend of combination coffee shops and… something else.

09/05/2013 By Molly Woodstock