If Portland were a superhero, the city’s standard ultra-small blocks would be its radioactive spider bite or escape pod from Krypton: th..
If you suggest there’s a housing crisis in the Bay Area or other major US cities, you’ll probably get a chorus of agreement. But suggest t..
We’re entering a new era of rhetoric. We hear daily that we’re living in a “post-fact” reality where politicians and press secretaries spo..
It’s early November in Portland, Oregon, and Dan Savage—probably America’s best-known sex-advice columnist—is standing on the stage of a f..
The internet has gotten meaner and less trustworthy, but there is hope. It could just be a design problem.
Design is the best weapon we h..
In our endless quest to make everything easier to use, what are we losing? Is our fetishism of high-touch, manual, artisanal experiences a..
For 99+ percent of our history as a species, the only time a human ever exceeded running speed was while galloping on a horse or falling..
A profile of the Portland Incubator Experiment, a small but profoundly influential tech incubator run by advertising agency Wieden + Kenne..
A ground level overview of how the coming rush of high-density development is going to change Portland’s urban environment, and an examina..
With the arrival of global companies like Mozilla, IBM, eBay and Microsoft, Portland is establishing itself as a tech destination in its o..
An NPR reporter’s fumbled tweet exposes a hole in the debate about urban cycling.
Why Bikes Make Smart People Say Dumb Things – gizmodo.com
Service Design may turn out to be the crucial creative discipline of the next ten years, but only if the organizations already practicing ..