Artists in their creative spaces   An  artist’s studio is the soul of their creative process. In a physical space of their own formation, artists experience the breadth of emotional, intellectual and creative freedom. They shape the space, and the space shapes them. I recently had the privilege of...

 A European-inspired and outdoor-oriented home in Southwest Bend Bend, Oregon, is defined by its outdoor charm and adventurous attitude. Surrounded by forests and volcanic peaks, resident explorers are invited to play in nature. Therefore, it is only fitting that many Central Oregon homes take inspiration from the outdoors...

Bend’s Makers District on the rise Maker A person who makes something. A company that makes a specified product. A subculture that includes engineering-oriented pursuits as well as more traditional activities such as metalworking, woodworking and traditional arts and crafts. The Makers District is a new...

Detoxify with a little Lava Love Several years ago Portland nutritionist Elisabeth Dunham was nearly bedridden due to an onslaught of debilitating symptoms after becoming infected with Lyme disease. After she tried a myriad of cures, she finally found one that worked—products made from lava—and ended...