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.

03/25/2016 By Amara Holstein

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.

10/19/2015 By Amara Holstein

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.

10/05/2015 By Amara Holstein

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.

10/05/2015 By Amara Holstein

HOME DESIGN

Embracing Simplicity in 800 Square Feet

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

07/20/2015 By Amara Holstein

HABITAT

Reimagining Modern Loft Living

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

02/25/2015 By Amara Holstein

HOME DESIGN

Eight Chic Midcentury Modern Design Finds

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

11/20/2014 By Amara Holstein

HOME DESIGN

A Period-Perfect Midcentury Renovation

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

10/10/2014 By Amara Holstein

HOME DESIGN

An Elegant Kitchen Remodel Compromise

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

02/03/2014 Photography by Amara Holstein

HABITAT

A Family Compound with High Style

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

05/01/2013 By Amara Holstein

FEATURE

Design for Small Spaces: Little & Luxe

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

03/22/2013 By Amara Holstein

FEATURE

Design for Small Spaces: Curated Life

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

03/22/2013 By Amara Holstein

FEATURE

Design for Small Spaces

Three contemporary designs for compact times.

03/22/2013 By Randy Gragg and Amara Holstein

Article

Wish List

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

10/16/2012 By Amara Holstein

Habitat

Back To Basics

A compact Victorian lives large in the Kenton neighborhood.

10/16/2012 By Amara Holstein

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.

07/18/2012 By Amara Holstein

Habitat

Period Perfect

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

04/26/2012 By Amara Holstein

Habitat

Life Style

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

12/23/2011 By Amara Holstein

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.

10/20/2011 By Amara Holstein

Habitat

The New Victorian

A style-conscious clan from across the pond transform a "dark and oppressive" domicile into fun for the whole family.

09/21/2011 By Amara Holstein