Portland is home to footwear giants like Nike and Adidas, to say nothing of coffee shops and design academies catering to the sneaker-obsessed. Sneaker Week seeks to lace it all together.
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This week on "State of Wonder," we dive into the bubbling cauldron of Portland design. From streetwear to downtown Portland to sporting goods to candy, everything's on the drawing board.
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The nonprofit New Avenues for Youth and the branding agency AKQA partnered up and created a company called dfrntpigeon. It's run by at-risk and homeless youth.
Two of the country's most talented graphic designers, Orion Landau and Aaron Draplin, join Matt Drenik to chat about art and design in the music industry.
We listen back to what Ted Wheeler said as a candidate about his arts agenda for Portland, and learn about what design, architecture and planning challenges lie ahead during Wheeler's tenure.
We talk about Springwater Corridor sweeps, UO award winning architecture and how to raise young men right.
Jeffrey Bale began traveling the world, finding inspiration in the stunning architecture of Europe and SE Asia. He returned home and began creating elaborate and intricate pebble mosaics from stone he gathers in the wild. Today his work is world renowned.
TUESDAY: Former Nike director D'Wayne Edwards wants to see more African-American designers in shoe fashion.