Pigeon Toe Ceramics Spring 2010

Charming modern pottery handmade from locally-sourced clay

A Portland, OR-based company, Pigeon Toe Ceramics produces high-quality ceramic pieces for the home. Fine artist and former graphic designer Lisa Jones takes the homegrown, local aesthetic to heart, hand throwing each piece from clay sourced and manufactured in the city of Portland, and firing them in a kiln powered by solar and wind energy. Jones’ Spring 2010 collection includes plant hangers, crockery and a …

Five Portland Venues

Five unconventional venues that host Portland's massive music scene

 Portland’s influx of musicians is an adored attribute about the city. From the iconic house party to more traditional venues, Portland remains to keep their music scene fresh with an unconventional take on industry standards. Highlighted below are five interesting venues that host some of Portland’s best acts. The Woods  Portland’s newest venue is located in a classy up-and-coming southeast neighborhood known as …

Venture Snowboards x Protect Our Winters Contest

 by Adrienne So Colorado-based Venture Snowboards recently teamed up with environmental advocacy nonprofit POW (Protect Our Winters) for a snowboard graphic contest that will feature winning designs on a run of limited-edition handcrafted Venture snowboards.  The public can cast a vote now through 15 March 2010 for one of the top five designs (three of them pictured here). The winning designer will receive …