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Reimagining Modern Loft Living

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

  • By Amara Holstein
  • Published 02/25/2015


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


Christmas Comes Early for Yale Union

Breaking: The contemporary art center rents one of the most beautiful arts spaces in town. Now it owns it.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 11/26/2013


Tailoring Thomas

Thomas Lauderdale's famously cluttered loft was a fitting perch for the eclectic bandleader, collector, and historian. Then Philip Iosca arrived.

  • By Lincoln Barbour and Randy Gragg
  • Published 11/01/2013


Welcome to Lookbook!

Our new blog dives into home, fashion, spaces, products, ideas, and more.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 09/30/2013


Home and Garden in the April Issue

Domestic dispatches from Portland Monthly's April issue, including big ideas for small spaces and the hottest real estate trends.

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 04/01/2013


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


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


Design for Small Spaces: The Fifth Unit

On the tiny former site of a dilapidated garage, a new, ultra-skinny home soars.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 03/22/2013


Design for Small Spaces

Three contemporary designs for compact times.

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


Portland's Best Bagels

A fresh wave of artisans lead Portland to the promised land of bagels.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 11/21/2012


Simple Holiday Desserts

A trio of top Portland chefs share simple dessert recipes to satisfy your winter cravings.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 11/16/2012


Back To Basics

A compact Victorian lives large in the Kenton neighborhood.

  • By Amara Holstein
  • Published 10/16/2012

Cover Story

Oregon’s 50 Best Wines 2011

For this year’s list of Oregon’s 50 best wines, we gathered five of the city’s top wine connoisseurs for marathon blind-tasting sessions of some 400 of the bottles our fair state has to offer.

  • By Allison Jones and Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 08/20/2012


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


Period Perfect

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

  • By Amara Holstein
  • Published 04/26/2012


Grilled Asparagus Sandwich with Bacon Relish

John Stewart of Meat Cheese Bread shares his asparagus sandwich secrets.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 02/17/2012

Cellar Notes

French Connection

Wine writer Conde Cox digs into his own cellar for dinner at new French bistro Noisette.

  • By Condé Cox
  • Published 01/26/2012


Life Style

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

  • By Amara Holstein
  • Published 12/23/2011


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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