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Inaugural Sneaker Week Portland To Showcase Thriving Footwear Culture

OPB | Sept. 14, 2017 1:07 p.m. | Portland

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.

local | Environment | NW Life | Arts | Entertainment | State of Wonder

Design Week Special: Redesigning Portland With Quin Candy, Maya Lin And More

OPB | April 29, 2017 noon | Portland

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.

local | NW Life | Arts | News | Think Out Loud

At-Risk Youth Learn Job And Design Skills At dfrntpigeon Apparel Company

OPB | April 21, 2017 12:30 p.m. | Portland

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.

Think Out Loud

Live From Portland Design Week

OPB | April 21, 2017 noon | Portland

"Think Out Loud" is live from the headquarters of Portland Design Week Friday, April 21, 2017.

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Music, Art, and Design: An Interview with Aaron Draplin and Orion Landau

opbmusic | Jan. 28, 2017 9:30 a.m.

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.

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Design, Planning And New Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler

OPB | Jan. 7, 2017 10:57 a.m.

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.

News | Think Out Loud

Springwater Corridor Sweeps | UO Architecture Win | How To Raise Boys

OPB | Aug. 31, 2016 noon

We talk about Springwater Corridor sweeps, UO award winning architecture and how to raise young men right.

Oregon Art Beat

Pebble Mosaic Artist Jeffrey Bale

OPB | Feb. 11, 2016 8 p.m.

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.

local | Recreation | NW Life | Arts | State of Wonder

UX: Design For Space, Parking, Fly Fishing And The World

OPB | Jan. 23, 2016 noon

State of Wonder guest curator Elena Moon takes us through the world of user experience design, challenging us to think about what works and why.

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Designing Willamette Falls Riverwalk

OPB | June 3, 2015 12:30 p.m.

A design team including three different firms will work together to create a public walkway for a place with special significance in Oregon's history.

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Electric Bikes Grow In Popularity

OPB | Aug. 27, 2014 12:40 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Electric bikes are growing in popularity in the United States, and researchers at PSU are trying to find out why.

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How Can We Design A Better Hospital?

OPB | June 5, 2014 12:35 p.m.

THURSDAY: Researcher Roger Ulrich is in Portland to meet with his research partners at Legacy Emanuel Hospital, as they launch studies about the effects of nature on health.

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Former Nike Director Working For More Diversity In Design

OPB | April 15, 2014 12:45 p.m.

TUESDAY: Former Nike director D'Wayne Edwards wants to see more African-American designers in shoe fashion.

NW Life | Oregon Field Guide

Corn Maze

OPB | Feb. 27, 2014 12:01 p.m.

An Oregon farm reveals the secret to how it makes corn mazes every year.

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Design/Build

OPB | Dec. 2, 2011 9:30 a.m.

Design educators in Portland are celebrating the transformative power of design in a new exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Craft and an annual program for MFA students.

Think Out Loud

Building Space

OPB | June 20, 2011 9:40 a.m.

What happens when industrial designers, woodworkers, architects and other creative folks all go to work in the same communal space?