Maker culture in Portland

Join the maker movement by diving into the city's thriving DIY scene.

ADXDesigners and makers flock to ADX, a community workshop in Southeast Portland.

Portland is a hub for artists, entrepreneurs and creators alike, with community studios, warehouses and makerspaces that let you DIY your way around town.

  • Design Week Portland

    Portland is known for its creative community and this springtime festival shows why, with a week full of lectures, design events and open houses.

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  • Makerspaces to visit in Portland

    A bustling hub for artists and entrepreneurs, Portland is leading the maker movement in America. See the creative process up close at these makerspaces.

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  • Portland Makers

    Portland is do-it-yourself central, where you can find one-of-a-kind gifts and crafty kits. The Portland Makers zine shows the best DIY-ers in town.

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  • Portland Saturday Market

    Open every Saturday and Sunday from March–December, Portland Saturday Market is the largest arts-and-crafts fair in the U.S.

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  • Shop for made-in-Portland goods

    These companies churn out consistently cool made-in-Portland products, from fashionable swimwear and accessories to leather goods and lighting.

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  • Luxe local leather

    Portland artisans are using high-quality, beautifully tanned and sustainably dyed leather for their goods, crafting pieces that will last for decades.

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