Interviews

Interviews of local Portland artists, musicians, heroes, entrepreneurs, chefs, authors and more.

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

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INTERLACED

Photography Choiyee Wong | Hair/Make-Up Heidi Gravier MODELS Shannah Dibb | Kendall Schuler | Elizabeth Nguyen Christiane Millinger From my earliest age I have enjoyed fabrics, wool, interior beauty and

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Terry Sprague

A Journey to Exceptionalism 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

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Dave Dahl

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 […]

INTERLACED

INTERLACED

Photography Choiyee Wong | Hair/Make-Up Heidi Gravier MODELS Shannah Dibb | Kendall Schuler | Elizabeth Nguyen Christiane Millinger From my earliest age I have enjoyed fabrics, wool, interior beauty and human behavior within beautiful environments. I also benefited from a very tight-knit community in my childhood. While Portland is bigger, it still is a wonderfully […]

Terry Sprague

Terry Sprague

A Journey to Exceptionalism 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 […]

Everett Carson

Everett Carson

Designed For Freedom WORDS Jyssica Yelas | Photography Tim Sugden Entrepreneurs are notorious for their love of freedom. This typically brings to mind creating one’s own hours, flexibility for travel, and bringing creative ideas to life without running it by the next one up the ladder. For Everett Carson, though, this materialized through the design […]

Dan  Barbato

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 […]

Jae Ruth

Jae Ruth

From Doodles to Digital WORDS Adelle McLean | Photography Josh Burnett It doesn’t take long to figure out that Jae Ruth is not your typical fourteen-year-old. Quirky, with a strong sense-of-self meets contemporary with a dark edge; traits that are personified throughout her characters. She is observably articulate, expressive and, according to her mom, “very […]

Kelsey Tucker

Kelsey Tucker

WORDS Stephanie Von Allmen | Photography Tim Sugden To know Kelsey Tucker is to love her, so when I had the opportunity to feature my eccentric neighbor in Portland Interview Magazine I jumped at the chance. The spotlight is on Tucker this issue to celebrate the recent success of her movie, The Competition, which premiered […]

Nuestra Mesa

Nuestra Mesa

OUR TABLE WORDS Justin Fields / Emily Penn | Photography Tim Sugden Nuestra Mesa means “our table” and it’s obvious that owners Todd and Tania Moravitz strive to bring that sentiment to their restaurant in downtown Camas. After meeting in Mexico, Todd and Tania worked at restaurants throughout the Pacific Northwest before they finally settled […]