Good things happen when locally owned businesses work together. Need proof? Check out these sweet collaborations between members of Portland's indie business community. 


Sweetpea Bicycles + Queen Bee Creations

Sweetpea Bicycles and Queen Bee Creations. Images: Queen Bee
Sweetpea Bicycles and Queen Bee Creations. Images: Queen Bee

Custom-waxed cotton musette bag at Sweetpea Bicycles, $120 or $150 (loaded with awesome!)

Read more about the collaboration on Queen Bee's blog.


Schoolhouse Electric + Adam Arnold

Schoolhouse Electric and Adam Arnold. Images: Schoolhouse Electric
Schoolhouse Electric and Adam Arnold. Images: Schoolhouse Electric

1. Adam Arnold and the Beckman Sofa Slipcover—Belvedere Print, $1275 

2. Stephenson Chair Slipcover—Fuchsia Jewel Tone Wool, $550

3. McAdam Sofa Slipcover—Heraldic Eagle Print, $1275

4. McAdam Chair Slipcover—Herringbone Tweed, $550

Read more about the collaboration on Schoolhouse Electric's website.


Ziba + Signal Cycles

Signal Cycles and Ziba. Image: Ziba Design
Signal Cycles and Ziba. Image: Ziba Design

The Fremont by Signal Cycles and Ziba Design. This model is not in production but can be reproduced ($$$). If you're looking for a custom ride that's in production, consider Ashley's Mixtie. For pricing information, contact Matt and Nate at Signal Cycle.

Read more about the collaboration on Ziba's blog.


Schoolhouse Electric + Egg Press

Schoolhouse Electric and Egg Press. Images: Schoolhouse Electric
Schoolhouse Electric and Egg Press. Images: Schoolhouse Electric

1. Tess Darrow, owner of Egg Press

2. Margie Bolster Pillow, $68

3. Tess, Kara and Heraldry Linen Pillow Shams, $45

4. Dot Sheet Set, $145

Read more about the collaboration on Schoolhouse Electric's website.