In a city full of artists, furniture designer Nick Tretiak is a different breed of maker: the classically trained craftsman.
When the scent-smiths behind Portland fragrance design studio Maak Lab work with clients, they’re not just interested in hearing about their customers’ favorite smells.
The festival will feature many Pacific Northwest authors such as Rachel Kushner, H.W. Brands, and Anis Mojgani—with celebrity-cum-authors such as Abbi Jacobson of Broad City fame and actor Tom Hanks boosting the star wattage.
With Last Heavy, the new line he created with Los Angeles designer Thed Jewel and creative agency Kamp Grizzly, the 33-year-old designer rejects the sparkling Space Age textiles of the big athletic brands, aiming for an aesthetic more closely related to the city’s long-standing vintage scene.
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This secret garden is the work of Guerrilla Development, the firm that designs and owns several buildings in town, including the Ocean, the Fair-Haired Dumbbell and the Zipper, which is located just up the street.
For as long as I can remember, I’ve wanted to fry doughnuts in bear fat.
The original Kaleafa can be found in an unassuming Craftsman-style home in the Woodstock neighborhood.
Both of Botanica’s Southeast Portland dispensaries strike a desirable balance. With their warm wood paneling, verdant houseplants and sparse product arrangements, they’re definitely cool, and yet they don’t make you feel like you’re dressed wrong.
The prime location is the main reason business is especially busy on weekend nights, but the low prices definitely don’t hurt matters.
Belmont Collective makes no bones about its Portland roots.
“Twelve ingredients cooked over low fire for three hours. No one else can make it right.”
Courtney Love danced here back in the day, and there's a signed picture to prove it.
If there's anything you can take away from Higgins, it's that you can teach an old dog new tricks.
You've probably passed by it a million times. Do yourself a favor and go in.