WINNING FINDS

Trophy Case: June’s Best Local Stuff

This month’s hottest locally made goods, from handcrafted lamps to bike-friendly button-ups.

05/19/2016 By Marty Patail

HOME & GARDEN

Let's Ogle This Sexy, Minimalist, Portland-Made Fire Pit

Assembled from five precision-cut pieces of steel, the Stahl Firepit is hawt.

03/14/2016 By Sylvia Randall-Muñoz

HOME DECOR

A Portland Start-Up Will Turn Your iPhone Snapshot into Frame-Worthy Art

Whether the picture was worth taking in the first place is still up to you.

02/29/2016 By Sylvia Randall-Muñoz

ARCHITECTURE

Can a Classic Pacific Northwest House Also Be a Great Contemporary House?

Portland architect Rick Berry puts a new-school edge on regional design.

02/29/2016 By Caitlin Collins

FURNITURE

This New Sustainable Furniture Design Company Is Portland Through and Through

Folk launches with a Northwest-minimalist aesthetic and high-minded aspirations.

11/04/2015 By Alex Madison

LIGHTING DESIGN

Buckminster Fuller Inspired These Aggressively Angular Portland-Made Lamps

North for the Summer debuts a lighting line that channels the great midcentury design thinker.

10/21/2015 By Alex Madison

LESS IS MORE

When it Comes to Choosing Paint Colors, These Portland Pros Keep it Simple

Northeast Portland's Colorhouse offers just 128 colors to avoid decision overload.

10/05/2015 By Marty Patail

HOTEL DESIGN

The Secrets of a New Portland Hotel's Room Design

The minds behind Hotel Eastlund reveal the art of creating memorable spaces.

10/05/2015 By Rachel Ritchie

THE ART OF ARRANGEMENT

Bring Your Home to Life with Local Flowers

Fieldwork Flowers reveals how to build a better bouquet.

10/05/2015 By Rachel Ritchie

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

TROPHY CASE

8 Winning Tech, Home, and Gadget Finds in Local Design

From the coolest cooler to eco-friendly toothbrushes, these Portland-designed goods will elevate your surroundings.

10/05/2015 By Marty Patail

SHOP LOCAL

The 7 Best Shops to Find Stylish Goods for Your Home

From ultra-Northwest heritage to over-the-top European luxury, our best furniture stores hold the keys to a thoroughly stylish home life.

09/21/2015 By Rachel Ritchie

HOME INSPIRATION

How One Portlander Found Abundance and Balance by Downsizing

Could you reduce your home's square footage by 70% and get rid of most of your belongings?

06/22/2015 By Tina Jeffers

BUSINESS

The International Stories Behind the Rugs at Portland's Kush

The local business shares the challenges of a global trade.

06/22/2015 By Mary Stutzman

HANDBOOK

A Designer's Guide to Staging (and Selling) Your Home

Staging a home for sale requires a bit of psychology—and a touch of gold.

10/10/2014 By Rachel Ritchie

HOME & ARCHITECTURE

The Irvington Home Tour Opens Up Portland's Largest Historic Neighborhood

The leafy bastion in Northeast Portland showcases some of the city's finest classic residential architecture.

05/13/2014 By Zach Dundas

Slideshow

Schoolhouse Electric's Spring '14 Line: Highlights

A glimpse of the local/national design powerhouse's crafty vision of home and hearth.

05/08/2014

HOME DESIGN

Cedar & Moss's Modern Lighting

Bright ideas for the contemporary home from the former vice president of Schoolhouse Electric

03/03/2014 By Zach Dundas

HABITAT

Tailoring Thomas

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

11/01/2013 By Randy Gragg Photography by Lincoln Barbour

WORKSHOP

Pigeon Toe's High-Flying Home and Accessory Design

A local brand known for beautiful handcrafted ceramics breaks the mold with its fall line.

10/25/2013 By Marco España