In the December issue of Portland Monthly, readers will:

← Consult our handy guide to holiday gifts for him, her, kids, hostesses, and more.

♦ Open the trophy case and discover December’s best local stuff, from Japanese drinking vinegar to durable winter wear.

♦ Discover how PSU architects turned one Haitian orphanage into an eco-design case study.

♦ Marvel at fifteen one-of-a-kind gifts straight outta Portlandia. 

♦ Eulogize PDX’s long-loved carpet with a poetic ode to its blue-green glory.

Every other Tuesday: Home and garden ideas, fashion trends, stories, and images from Portland's rich design scenes. (See an example!)