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Continuing the MAKERS series, Shwood¬†pays homage to some of Portland’s most innovative crafters, artists, builders, writers, and designers that inspire the experimental creators in us all. Part 2 features Beam & Anchor; a collective workspace and showroom in North Portland where an assortment of local craftsmen both make and sell their work. See more of […]

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In a quest to redefine the traditional shopping experience, Monika Biringer and Max Feldman opened Common People in January 2010. The carefully curated concept store merges high-fashion, art, design, music, and food for a well-rounded yet totally unique shopper experience. This is what Monika had to share with us: COMMON PEOPLE Emilio Castelar 149 Col. […]

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Nestled in the heart of NW Portland for over 5 years now, Lizard Lounge is one of the city’s most stylish shops. We caught up with shop director Bob Davis last week to talk about fashion, retail, and why it’s good business to be involved with the community. LIZARD LOUNGE 1323 NW Irving St. Portland, […]

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As lovers of craft, we know how lucky we are to live in a builder city. Operating our business in Portland has allowed us to collaborate and exchange ideas with some of the best creators around. For the MAKERS series, we wanted to pay¬†homage to some of Portland’s most innovative crafters, artists, builders, writers, and […]

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If you’ve ever used Tumblr, chances are you’ve encountered the work of Anthony Burrill. The British artist gracefully straddles the line of graphic design and fine art, and his inspirational work befits high-brow galleries and small creative offices alike. I was fortunate enough to exchange a few words with Burrill, and he’s truly as kind […]

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