Q & A

The Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams Equation

The dynamic furniture duo swung through town for a springtime meeting with designers.

03/12/2012 By Kristin Belz


Mobiles at Home

In mobiles made by Frazier & Wing, die-cut papers dance in a delightful, delicate balance.

03/12/2012 By Kristin Belz

Conversation with the Designer

Lapchi Goes Back to the Future

Lapchi’s Andrew Neave channels the haute elegance of French midcentury designer Andre Arbus.

03/11/2012 By Kristin Belz

To Read

Tailor-Made Interiors

Campion Platt shares thoughts on designing a space that fits your life like a perfectly tailored suit.

03/06/2012 By Kristin Belz

$10 and Under

Need a Hand in the Kitchen?

Try the #1 Chef’s sporty, spirited helper.

03/05/2012 By Kristin Belz


Beauty and the Bike Rack

Making high art out of a storage problem.

03/04/2012 By Kristin Belz


Elegant Spheres of Light

David Trubridge’s nature-inspired pendant lamps hang brightly – especially for 10% off at Vanillawood.

02/27/2012 By Kristin Belz


Dancing Candles

Candlelight dances naturally, but so do these graceful candlestick holders.

02/26/2012 By Kristin Belz


Eats (From) Leaves (That) Bend

Plate up dinner on beautiful bendable leaf-like dishes from Nao Tamura.

02/19/2012 By Kristin Belz


Wonder Walls

Why paint when you can paper instead?

02/18/2012 By Kristin Belz


A Colorful Carpet Language

Company C makes soft and cushy rugs filled with color and character.

02/14/2012 By Kristin Belz


Window Warmers

An extra layer helps insulate old windows – but it doesn’t have to look like a blanket.

02/12/2012 By Kristin Belz


The Print-it-then-Sit-in-it-Chair

Refrigerator interiors have a second life as furniture, thanks to a Dutch robot extruding one endless line of plastic.

02/11/2012 By Kristin Belz


Upping the Appeal of Countertop Composting

Composting is great, but can the bin look a little better?

01/29/2012 By Kristin Belz


Smart Beds, Small Spaces

Murphy beds come out of the closet.

01/23/2012 By Kristin Belz


Temporary Beauty

Portland Art Museum lets you bring home fine art without making a long-term commitment.

11/27/2011 By Kristin Belz


Heath Speaks of the Hearth

The classic California ceramic dinnerware is perfect for creating a welcoming and warm Thanksgiving table.

11/21/2011 By Kristin Belz


Searching for Vintage

Can you manufacture authenticity, or does it only come with age?

11/14/2011 By Kristin Belz

Retail Watch

Williams-Sonoma Rejuvenates

The California king of all things home adds a Portland prize to its portfolio: Rejuvenation.

11/08/2011 By Kristin Belz


Leaves, Light, and Luddites

Preserve the old-fashioned method of preserving leaves by pressing them in wax paper. Autumn leaves; beauty stays.

11/07/2011 By Kristin Belz