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Contemporary Craft

High-end modern furnishings and chic handmade decorative pieces put a new spin on Arts & Crafts.

  • By Camela Raymond
  • Published 08/17/2012
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Inside Connection

Afternoon sun flows through French doors into MK Guth and Greg Landry’s dining room, splashing bright squares of light across the Persian rug. Sparingly appointed with contemporary prints, a teak dining table, and a white-paper George Nelson “Saucer” lamp

  • By Camela Raymond
  • Published 08/17/2012
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Against the Grain

A builder and furniture maker proves you don’t need an architect’s license to create a beautifully designed house.

  • By Camela Raymond
  • Published 08/17/2012
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Milwaukie’s Best

A fussy vacation home becomes a stylish family hangout in Portland’s most undersung riverside ’burb.

  • By Camela Raymond
  • Published 08/17/2012
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Rock Star

Terry Toedtemeier quarries Oregon history to get pictures of the near and ancient past.

  • By Camela Raymond
  • Published 08/14/2012
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Yards Apart

Front-yard frills come in all shapes and sizes—you too can have a luxury lawn.

  • By Camela Raymond
  • Published 03/15/2010
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Revisionist History

Think antique-reproduction furnishings, flea-market treasures, and romantic touches like strands of ivy climbing the interior walls of a living room. The result—a rare aura of beauty, refinement, and authenticity—is something that Jay Gatsby w

  • By Camela Raymond
  • Published 05/26/2009

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The Bounceback

Earlier this year Oregon became ground zero for economists Joel Kotkin and Richard Florida's bickering. Forbes columnist, Kotkin, and Florida, his longtime adversary in regional-economics punditry, hash out what will save Portland's economy.

  • By Camela Raymond
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Prefabulous

The latest designs in manufactured homes have opened the door to genuine elegance.

  • By Camela Raymond
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Mind the Gap

Buying green sure sounds like a good idea. But it's also a luxury not everyone has.

  • By Camela Raymond
  • Published 05/19/2009
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The Home Front

Seven trends that are shaping how and where we live

  • By Camela Raymond, Kasey Cordell, and Stacey Wilson
  • Published 05/19/2009
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You Need Art

That Georgia O'Keeffe poster in your foyer, the one you bought in 1989 to cheer up your college dorm room? That's so not grown-up décor.

  • By Camela Raymond
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Proven Practice?

Researchers put alternative medicine to the test.

  • By Camela Raymond
  • Published 05/19/2009
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The Shape of Memory

As Maya Lin creates seven landscape installations retelling the Lewis and Clark story from the perspective of Columbia River tribes, the legacy she charts is partly the region's, and partly her own.

  • By Camela Raymond
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Perfect Pitch

When Gregg Takashima and Laura Hollister-Takashima began plans to remodel their house, their ideas were about as far apart as a sumi ink drawing and a Corot landscape. Happily, they found a third path.

  • By Camela Raymond
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Footing the Bill

Oregon insurance carriers say yes to alternative medicine.

  • By Camela Raymond
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Club Med

Palm trees, a saltwater pool, and a gourmet garden make this Alameda house a private resort.

  • By Camela Raymond
  • Published 05/19/2009

WELIKEDIT

Local Book Reviews December

  • By Camela Raymond
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Trial by Fire

A freak conflagration reaffirms a noted Northwest landscape artist’s ties to his home ground.

  • By Camela Raymond
  • Published 05/19/2009
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Professor Pain

Torture expert Darius Rejali talks about what sleeping bags have to do with national security.

  • By Camela Raymond
  • Published 05/19/2009
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