Dave Dahl

THE GOOD SEED WORDS David Bentley Photography Tim Sugden We have seen throughout history how the power of a single driven individual can affect the lives of countless people. Our cover-featured interviewee this issue is Dave Dahl, the “Good Seed” creator of Dave’s Killer Bread. Known as a champion of “second chance” jobs, personal ambassador… Continue reading Dave Dahl


Photography Choiyee Wong | Hair/Make-Up Heidi Gravier MODELS Shannah Dibb | Kendall Schuler | Elizabeth Nguyen Christiane Millinger From my earliest age I have enjoyed fabrics, wool, interior beauty and human behavior within beautiful environments. I also benefited from a very tight-knit community in my childhood. While Portland is bigger, it still is a wonderfully… Continue reading INTERLACED

Terry Sprague

Success Through Recovery WORDS Justin Fields | Photography Tim Sugden For some particularly driven people, achieving the pinnacle of personal and professional success can be a long and circuitous journey, replete with obstacles that would permanently derail the dreams of most. Such is the case with Terry Sprague, the Owner and CEO of LUXE Platinum… Continue reading Terry Sprague

Thomas Paul Augustine

A Lover’s Tribute to The Man Who Named The Pearl Words Janice Jada Griffin If you think that someone is speaking to you from outside of time and space, they probably are. On the afternoon of Wednesday, January 31st, I lost Thomas Paul Augustine, the love of my life. That morning I’d witnessed the total… Continue reading Thomas Paul Augustine

Pat Zahn

An Open Door To Portland Art WORDS David Zahn | Photography Danelle Painter When a person walks up to Steel Door Gallery in NW Portland, he or she might be surprised by its unique presence in a residential area of NW Portland, on Raleigh, with an openness, enhanced by a garage-door entry. Or maybe it’s… Continue reading Pat Zahn

Everett Carson

Designed For Freedom WORDS Jyssica Yelas | Photography Tim Sugden Entrepreneurs are notorious for their love of freedom. This typically brings to mind creating one’s own hours, flexibility for travel, and bringing creative ideas to life without running it by the next one up the ladder. For Everett Carson, though, this materialized through the design… Continue reading Everett Carson

Dan Barbato

TRANSPORTING THROUGH DESIGN WORDS Merlin Varaday | Photography Tim Sugden Asia America (79 SE Taylor, Suite 200) owner Dan Barbato wants to provide an opportunity for you to “travel to Asia right here in Portland”. After accepting a Peace Corps assignment in China in his youth (as he puts it, “the flourish of someone else’s… Continue reading Dan Barbato

Jae Ruth

From Doodles to Digital WORDS Adelle McLean | Photography Josh Burnett It doesn’t take long to figure out that Jae Ruth is not your typical fourteen-year-old. Quirky, with a strong sense-of-self meets contemporary with a dark edge; traits that are personified throughout her characters. She is observably articulate, expressive and, according to her mom, “very… Continue reading Jae Ruth

Kelsey Tucker

WORDS Stephanie Von Allmen | Photography Tim Sugden To know Kelsey Tucker is to love her, so when I had the opportunity to feature my eccentric neighbor in Portland Interview Magazine I jumped at the chance. The spotlight is on Tucker this issue to celebrate the recent success of her movie, The Competition, which premiered… Continue reading Kelsey Tucker

Nuestra Mesa

OUR TABLE WORDS Justin Fields / Emily Penn | Photography Tim Sugden Nuestra Mesa means “our table” and it’s obvious that owners Todd and Tania Moravitz strive to bring that sentiment to their restaurant in downtown Camas. After meeting in Mexico, Todd and Tania worked at restaurants throughout the Pacific Northwest before they finally settled… Continue reading Nuestra Mesa