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Monthly Archives: December 2006

Murphy at PDX

Megan Murphy “Forbid,” 2006. Video stills, oil paint and graphite on acrylic, 16 1/4″ x 24″. The year is getting away from us. Time to tie up loose ones, polish things off, and reset the machinery. Also, in the next few days before The End, go to PDX Contemporary Art (925 NW Flanders) and sink […]

First Word: core77 Offsite with UNKL

Back by popular demand, Portland’s version of the core77 Offsite. Brand Jordan designer, Michael DiTullo and Katsu Tanaka, owner of Compound/Just Be are hosting the men from UNKL Thursday February 8 from 6-9 PM at the Someday Lounge (125 NW 5th). Offsite is a presentation by and discussion with the cross-disciplinary design visionaries at UNKL, […]

Champagne Chair Contest: Fun For The Day After

We’ve pictured you crawling around under the occasional table in the party room with your hair sideways and your dress askew, collecting a few corks for this design assignment come New Year’s Day. It’s that time of year again when Design Within Reach sponsors its Champagne Chair Contest, the results of which in the past […]

A Measure of Days

Is there a perfect multi-purpose gift that you could give to everyone? Mom, dad, sis and unkle? The Merkled 2007 Linear Calendar by PDX designer, Kari Merkle just may be that gift. Who doesn’t need a measure of days, we ask you? And would that your measuring device was as stylish and flexible as this. […]

Design Night: Li Xi Envelope

It’s hard to decide whether to tell the story of the object or the story of the making of the object. You have a friend, no doubt, who would love to [fill in the blank creative activity] if only she or he had the time. “I’ve always wanted to….” “I wish I could find the […]