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HABITAT

One Couple Turns Portland’s ADU Boom into a Plan for the Future

Here's how to make the most of 800 square feet.

  • By Amara Holstein
  • Published 03/25/2016

HOME DESIGN

How a Portland Architect Built His Dream Home in Six Months

In July 2012, Jamin Aasum set out to build a modern abode overlooking Industrial Northwest Portland in time to marry his future wife inside—on New Year's Eve. Here's how he did it.

  • By Amara Holstein
  • Published 10/19/2015

HOME DESIGN

A Modern Portland Home Explodes with Light, Lines, and Color

With a smart new stairwell and small details like concrete knobs and quirky furniture, a Southwest Portland home is transformed.

  • By Amara Holstein
  • Published 10/05/2015

OLD & NEW

Portland Home Envy: Inside an Inspiring 1920s Industrial Warehouse Remodel

A creative expansion blended a former pinting press and mechanics garage into a dreamy loft with historical cred.

  • By Amara Holstein
  • Published 10/05/2015

HOME DESIGN

Embracing Simplicity in 800 Square Feet

Living large with an unfettered, small-house design in Southeast Portland

  • By Amara Holstein
  • Published 07/20/2015

HABITAT

Reimagining Modern Loft Living

A local architect brings three generations closer together in a Pearl District penthouse.

  • By Amara Holstein
  • Published 02/25/2015

HOME DESIGN

Eight Chic Midcentury Modern Design Finds

Help any Portland pad achieve moonshot-era liftoff with these high-octane doses of cool.

  • By Amara Holstein
  • Published 11/20/2014

HOME DESIGN

A Period-Perfect Midcentury Renovation

A Southwest Portland reno shines bright with natural light and curated, historical style.

  • By Amara Holstein
  • Published 10/10/2014

HOME DESIGN

An Elegant Kitchen Remodel Compromise

A sleek renovation captures a Woodlawn couple’s complementary style.

  • By Amara Holstein
  • Published 02/03/2014

HABITAT

A Family Compound with High Style

A very DIY family crafts its own sprawling world of cheerful irreverence.

  • By Amara Holstein
  • Published 05/01/2013

FEATURE

Design for Small Spaces: Little & Luxe

Attention to detail adds style and longevity to a North Portland duplex conversion.

  • By Amara Holstein
  • Published 03/22/2013

FEATURE

Design for Small Spaces: Curated Life

In a diminutive Pearl District apartment, every object plays its part to expand the space.

  • By Amara Holstein
  • Published 03/22/2013

FEATURE

Design for Small Spaces

Three contemporary designs for compact times.

  • By Amara Holstein and Randy Gragg
  • Published 03/22/2013

Article

Wish List

A restored Victorian glows as warmly at it did a century ago with the help of recycled materials.

  • By Amara Holstein
  • Published 10/16/2012

Habitat

Back To Basics

A compact Victorian lives large in the Kenton neighborhood.

  • By Amara Holstein
  • Published 10/16/2012

Habitat

Breaking Tradition

A family of Los Angeles transplants reimagines the potential of their Tudor home, crafting a stylish, light-filled haven for themselves—both indoors and out.

  • By Amara Holstein
  • Published 07/18/2012

Article

Wish List

Believe it or not, it's possible to get vintage style without the accompanying price tag.

  • By Amara Holstein
  • Published 04/27/2012

Habitat

Period Perfect

Modern conveniences remain tastefully hidden among the artifacts in a magnificent Southeast Queen Anne Victorian.

  • By Amara Holstein
  • Published 04/26/2012

Habitat

Life Style

A Pearl District condo is transformed from blank slate to a bastion of urbane beauty.

  • By Amara Holstein
  • Published 12/23/2011

Habitat

Family Circle

With curves and swoops in every direction, Edgar Papazian’s head-turning architectural remodel on Mount Tabor creates a home that wraps his family in a warm embrace.

  • By Amara Holstein
  • Published 10/20/2011
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