WATCH THIS Portland filmmaker Adam Cornelius shot Ecstasy of Order, a gripping doc about the 2010 Classic Tetris World Championships and the contestants’ nearly three-decade-long obsession with the 1984 video game. ecstasyoforder.com
FASHIONWhen Eugene-born designer Adam Fous sought a skateboard street style contoured for his growing adult duties, he came up with Myelabl, a menswear collection that combines fancy Japanese fabrics and an understated Northwest-workwear aesthetic. myelabl.com
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EXPORTSkora is Portland’s newest entry in the footwear wars. “I’m not an ex-Nike guy or ex-product guy,” says owner David Sypniewski. “I’ve just always loved design.”His shoes mirror the human foot—rounded outsoles and no height difference between heel and toe minimize the chance of getting hurt. skorarunning.com
BIG IDEAFacebook, LinkedIn, Twitter ... in an age of chronic overexposure, Vizify links your social media profiles and automatically knits together a sparkling-clean interactive profile. “Privacy is an issue,” says Vizify cofounder Todd Silverstein, “and we want you to put your best foot forward.” vizify.com
NIGHTSTANDBurrow into Portland food writer Diane Morgan’s gorgeously photographed tome Roots this month, a compendium of 225 recipes and historical tidbits on everything from familiar turnips and beets to exotic roots such as galangal and crosne.
WORKSHOPArchitect Will Ullman—who has worked on large-scale projects like the W+K building and the Port of Portland’s new HQ—goes small with a dazzling new furniture line. Check out these wall-mounted clocks and racks made from Japanese wood. willullmandesignart.com