Profiles

Brent Lawrence

steel ARTIST – Capturing Nature WORDS Merlin Varaday | PHOTOGRAPHY Tim Sugden IF you ask Brent Lawrence why he enjoys working with stainless steel to create the breathtaking single wall

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LIVE LIKE LEMING

Sometimes legends come into your life and you don’t even know it. Michael Leming was legendary and even he didn’t even know it. Many legends and heroes have been made

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Stephanie Sparkman

Consigning Women written by Tanis Logan-Morris | photographed by Tim Sugden Coco Chanel famously said, “A woman should be two things: classy and fabulous.” Aiding the women of Portland in

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Brent Lawrence

Brent Lawrence

steel ARTIST – Capturing Nature WORDS Merlin Varaday | PHOTOGRAPHY Tim Sugden IF you ask Brent Lawrence why he enjoys working with stainless steel to create the breathtaking single wall hangings, diptychs and triptychs that dragonflies dance across and elk gallop across, he’ll tell you: “Growing up working with metal made it an easy choice. […]

LIVE LIKE LEMING

LIVE LIKE LEMING

Sometimes legends come into your life and you don’t even know it. Michael Leming was legendary and even he didn’t even know it. Many legends and heroes have been made by glorifying their deaths from their too adventurous pursuits. As a climber and mountain rescuer I have had a few near death experiences, but personally […]

Stephanie Sparkman

Stephanie Sparkman

Consigning Women written by Tanis Logan-Morris | photographed by Tim Sugden Coco Chanel famously said, “A woman should be two things: classy and fabulous.” Aiding the women of Portland in this continuous quest is Stephanie Sparkman’s first class boutique, Consigning Women. Tucked into a cheerful space at 412 NW 11th Avenue, in the heart of […]

Shea Wilcox

Shea Wilcox

A Resonance of Roots written by Jen Namba photographed by Tim Sugden It is a perfect summer day in Juneau, Alaska. Sweeping, snow-capped mountains tower above a crystal sea, beckoning tourists from their cruise ship balconies. Just off the pier, the sweet smell of fresh crab, the hum of friendly conversations, and the easy atmosphere […]

Paul Vu

Paul Vu

EDA Frames written by Justin Fields photographed by Tim Sugden Visiting with Paul Vu at EDA Frames in Beaverton is like visiting with a friend in their own home. The unassuming and comfortable office is guarded by a cheerful white maltipoo, and the chairs and magazines make for an inviting atmosphere to discuss eyewear style […]

Monica Marteau

Monica Marteau

French Cut Hair written by Michelle Gant | photographed by Tim Sugden For French Cut Hair salon owner Monica Marteau, it started with her grandmother. “She was a very tall, elegant lady,” says Marteau, her accent lifting the vowel sounds tall, dispelling any question as to how her salon got its name. “As a child, […]

Katy Kippen of Grayling Jewelry

Katy Kippen of Grayling Jewelry

Adornment from the Inside Out written by Merlin Varaday | photographed by Tim Sugden Katy Kippen, the founder and owner of Grayling Jewelry (1609 NE Alberta St.), was inspired by artistic family members from an early age. Her grandfather was a stonecutter, her father a hobby painter and a wood carver, and her mother a […]

Dean Young of Young’s Jewelers

Dean Young of Young’s Jewelers

Preserving Memories written by Justin Fields | photographed by Tim Sugden For many people, a piece of jewelry is not just a material possession – it tells a story. It might be a part of their family history, a keepsake from a cherished moment or a reminder of a loved one. Dean Young, owner of […]