Sam Klein

STRAIGHT TO THE POINT Words Kyle Collins Photography Tim Sugden Sam Klein calls his work “Industrial Pixelization.” That’s an impressive and creative name, but at its chewy center, his art is pointillism. The unique pieces he creates use the traditional technique, in which small, distinct dots of color are applied in patterns to form an image.… Continue reading Sam Klein

Troy Dixon

Anticipatory Service TROY DIXON DIRECTOR OF FOOD AND BEVERAGE AT THE PORTER Words Merlin Varaday Photography Tim Sugden It’s a notion from a bygone era – a full-service hotel where your needs and desires are met before you even know you have them. The Porter (1355 SW 2nd Ave.), a Hilton Curio Collection hotel which… Continue reading Troy Dixon

Steven Cook & U’ilaniku’ulei Vele

THE PRAISE OF PORTLAND Words Byron Beck Photography Tim Sugden Sanctuary. It’s not exactly the first word that comes to mind when you think of a place to have a drink. But that’s exactly the well-intended goal of Chapel Hill, already one of Portland’s hottest, and most inclusive, drinking and eating establishments, even though it’s… Continue reading Steven Cook & U’ilaniku’ulei Vele

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

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

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

Tony Iyke

Bespoken In The City WORDS Jyssica Yelas | PHOTOGRAPHY Tim Sugden MODELS Tony Iyke | Elizabeth Nguyen | Rachael Lenzini If you’ve been to a Portland fashion event in the last year or two, you’ve likely noticed Tony Iyke. Tall, dressed to the nines, exuding confidence, and probably wearing a suit with a complementing hat… Continue reading Tony Iyke

Elizabeth Mollo

The Different Face of Her WORDS Jyssica Yelas | PHOTOGRAPHY Tim Sugden In today’s world, technology, current events and political climate are huge influencers on how the fashion industry is both created and consumed. Transparency is essential as well as experiences that bond an audience to a brand, and if you don’t adapt quickly, you… Continue reading Elizabeth Mollo