The Story of Sushi

Posted on March 3, 2012 Under Food

The Story of Sushi from Bamboo Sushi on Vimeo. I really enjoyed this beautiful video about the Story of Sushi made for Bamboo Sushi in Portland, Oregon. The video was shot over 7 months using entirely 100% handcrafted miniatures. Bamboo…

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Jolby and Friends &1: Everyday Shenanigans

Posted on August 3, 2009 Under Books

Josh Kenyon and Jolby. They continue their proud tradition of making our jaw drop this month with a new Zine and accompanying art exhibit entitled "&1: Everyday Shenanigans." You can tell by the title that -despite their serious talent- this…

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Project Chaboo

Posted on February 27, 2009 Under Design

Ken Tomita wanted to create an affordable piece of quality furniture that didn't skimp on design. From this idea, the Chaboo was born. The name originates from the Japanese word "chabudai," which means "low table." Ken changed the spelling to…

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Monsieur T @ Hecklewod Gallery

Posted on December 2, 2008 Under Art

Skateboard art just keeps getting better and better. Like graffiti, it's made its way from street level with a flare for deliquency, to carrying content dope enough to warrant a gallery show. If you happen to be in Portland this…

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Vinyl Killers

Posted on September 17, 2008 Under Art
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New Prints at Monsieur T

Posted on August 20, 2008 Under Art
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Portland Fashion Week 2007

Posted on October 15, 2007 Under Fashion

Starting this Friday, the country's best eco-friendly designers will take to the catwalk for Portland's fifth fashion week. The sustainably produced fashion week will feature the Spring lines of over 30 earth-loving fashion labels, including some class favorites like Sameunderneath…

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Hecklewood's TANNER

Posted on September 26, 2007 Under Fashion

We've written about Portland-based Hecklewood a fair bit around here. What do you expect us to do when we find a completely badass brand and/or store doing their own thing and doing everything right? TANNER, Hecklewood's sub-brand for leather goods,…

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Fifty24PDX, Upper Playground, Just Be Complex: Portland

Posted on September 10, 2007 Under Art

Just had a great afternoon hopping around downtown Portland with none other than SpearTalks own Jeff Rooney (Capacitor Design Network). We popped by Upper Playground and the Fifty24PDX gallery to see the Ricky Powell show-- if you're interested in large-format…

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Spearlocator: Portland, Los Angeles, NYC

Posted on September 10, 2007 Under Travel

Time for a quick Spearlocator update! I'm in Portland for the next three days, meeting with a certain shoe brand (you'll never guess which one); I've got some free time here and there if anyone has any good tips for…

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