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Brian Wannamaker

Art With Architecture WORDS Courtney Tait | PHOTOGRAPHY David Bentley At the entrance of 321 NW Glisan, a 1920s Old Town office building with views of the Willamette River on one side and the West Hills on the other, hangs a chandelier made of antlers. The artistic lighting is a new addition to the building […]

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5 Sexy Stays

5 Portland’s Hottest Hotels PHOTOGRAPHY Choiyee Wong | ART DIRECTOR Tim Sugden COLLABORATED Ann Akre @Portland Fashion and Style Awards + Venus Allure Salon and Spa THE HEATHMEN HOTEL For more than eight decades, The Heathman Hotel has been integral to life in Portland. Nestled in the heart of downtown’s cultural and financial district, The […]

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Jeff Miller

A Welcoming Place – travel PORTLAND WORDS Merlin Faraday | PHOTOGRAPHY Christian Columbres / Travel Portland / Tim Sugden Travel Portland President and CEO Jeff Miller has a lot going on, and it’s all good – speaking recently at Oregon’s tourism State of the Industry event, leading the charge in making Travel Portland one of […]

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Mathieu Schmutzler

DESIGN AS A STORY WORDS David Bentley | PHOTOGRAPHY Tim Sugden As the owner and publisher of Portland Interview Magazine, I’ve had the honor of getting to know some very talented people over the years. This month I had a chat with design and branding pro Mathieu Schmutzler of TBIB Creative. I decided to interview […]

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Sarah Donofrio

One Imaginary Girl written by Courtney Tait | photographed by Joshua Lee Burnett For fashion designer Sarah Donofrio, inspiration comes in bursts. Her newest collection, shown on opening night of Portland’s FashioNXT and featuring a playful mix of pattern, color, and separates, came to her in a vision. “I sat down in one day and […]

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FuLai Wong

Olympain of Chinese Food written by Courtney Tait | photographed by Tim Sugden Most mornings, FuLai Wong can be found in the seafood markets of the Jade District, hand-picking live lobsters. As the executive chef of Wong’s King Seafood — a banquet-style eatery named one of the top 100 Chinese restaurants in the U.S. by […]

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Reggie Lee – Triple Threat

written by Sheila Hamilton photographed by Dax McMillan Reggie Lee arrives at our studios, “The LA way.” He drives himself when he’s too rushed to go by bike or Uber. He just finished shooting six hours ago at 1:30 a.m. in a “huge-ass compound” in Scappoose, where he imagines something sketchy had probably taken place. […]

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Alexander Rokoff – Painter of Souls

written by Courtney Tait photographed by Tim Sugden In his early 20s, Alexander Rokoff found a book of paintings at a Barnes & Noble bookstore by the Norwegian painter Odd Nerdrum. “It was the closest thing I had to a religious experience,” he says. “It gave me hope for my own direction.” As evident in […]

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