Makers

Erik Martin & Ryan Csanky

Erik Martin & Ryan Csanky

Jumping Juniper Gin is Back in a Big Way – Aria Gin WORDS Kaila Coomes | PHOTOGRAPHY Tim Sugden Aria Gin combines 10 different botanicals to create a well-balanced award winning gin. Co-founders Erik Martin and Ryan Csanky went through 4 years and over 100 distillations before they were satisfied with the finished product. The […]

Elan Walksy & Phil Boyle

Elan Walksy & Phil Boyle

Pioneers of Brewing WORDS Justin Fields & Kailla Coomes | PHOTOGRAPHY Tim Sugden How do you explain what it feels like to have CBD Beer? Elan Walksy, the Co-Owner and Head Brewer of Coalition Brewing, has the perfect answer. “You know what you feel like after you’ve had one beer, and you know what you […]

Ed Bert

Ed Bert

World Cup Coffee & Tea WORDS Justin Fields | PHOTOGRAPHY Tim Sugden Thirteen years ago, Roastmaster and Green Coffee Buyer Ed Bert discovered his passion for coffee in the remote jungles and farms of Papua New Guinea. It was there that he decided to eschew his training as an engineer, and start over in an […]

Stephanie Sparkman

Stephanie Sparkman

Consigning Women written by Tanis Logan-Morris | photographed by Tim Sugden Coco Chanel famously said, “A woman should be two things: classy and fabulous.” Aiding the women of Portland in this continuous quest is Stephanie Sparkman’s first class boutique, Consigning Women. Tucked into a cheerful space at 412 NW 11th Avenue, in the heart of […]

Shea Wilcox

Shea Wilcox

A Resonance of Roots written by Jen Namba photographed by Tim Sugden It is a perfect summer day in Juneau, Alaska. Sweeping, snow-capped mountains tower above a crystal sea, beckoning tourists from their cruise ship balconies. Just off the pier, the sweet smell of fresh crab, the hum of friendly conversations, and the easy atmosphere […]

Paul Vu

Paul Vu

EDA Frames written by Justin Fields photographed by Tim Sugden Visiting with Paul Vu at EDA Frames in Beaverton is like visiting with a friend in their own home. The unassuming and comfortable office is guarded by a cheerful white maltipoo, and the chairs and magazines make for an inviting atmosphere to discuss eyewear style […]

Monica Marteau

Monica Marteau

French Cut Hair written by Michelle Gant | photographed by Tim Sugden For French Cut Hair salon owner Monica Marteau, it started with her grandmother. “She was a very tall, elegant lady,” says Marteau, her accent lifting the vowel sounds tall, dispelling any question as to how her salon got its name. “As a child, […]

Katy Kippen of Grayling Jewelry

Katy Kippen of Grayling Jewelry

Adornment from the Inside Out written by Merlin Varaday | photographed by Tim Sugden Katy Kippen, the founder and owner of Grayling Jewelry (1609 NE Alberta St.), was inspired by artistic family members from an early age. Her grandfather was a stonecutter, her father a hobby painter and a wood carver, and her mother a […]