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DESIGN

A Portland Start-Up's Cute, Customized Backyard Pods Could Be Your Fortress of Solitude

SQFT aims to combine flexible designs and ADU-like value with speed and sustainability.

  • By Alex Madison
  • Published 12/08/2015

FURNITURE

This New Sustainable Furniture Design Company Is Portland Through and Through

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

  • By Alex Madison
  • Published 11/04/2015

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.

  • By Amara Holstein
  • Published 10/19/2015

SUSTAINABILITY

5 Steps to Transform Your Home into an Eco-Friendly Abode

There's no place like a green home!

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 10/05/2015

EDITOR'S NOTE

Why Portland Needs a Magazine Devoted to Design

Our executive editor meditates on the spaces and makers that deserve a fittingly stylish platform to show off their successes.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 10/05/2015

HOME DESIGN

A Stunning Modernist Swimming Pool Before & After

How a dank ’70s swimming pool became a woodsy, modernist gem

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 10/05/2015

HOME DESIGN

How a Bunch of Retirees Created Portland's Greenest Communal Housing Outpost

With a communal patio and ultra-efficient passive house design, a group of former city planners and lawyers dreamed up their own perfect pocket neighborhood.

  • By Kelly Clarke
  • Published 10/05/2015

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.

  • By Amara Holstein
  • Published 10/05/2015

GARDEN DESIGN

This Dramatic, Colorful, and Playful Portland Garden Has it All

Combining eclectic art, an Asian-inspired pavilion, painted concrete walls, and plenty of space for entertaining, a West Slope couple crafted their dream outdoor space one piece at a time.

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 10/05/2015

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.

  • By Amara Holstein
  • Published 10/05/2015

ARCHITECTURE

Home Tour Alert! Step Inside Portland's Most Stunning Modernist Houses

The popular annual AIA homes tour unlocks eight gems of contemporary home design.

  • By Alex Madison
  • Published 09/28/2015

ARCHITECTURE & GNOME DESIGN

A Giant Gnome Will Lord Over Beaverton's Coolest Apartment Complex

A '70s-meets-Portlandia makeover anoints an elfin mascot to capture its quirky design aspirations.

  • By Rachel Sandstrom
  • Published 08/27/2015

HOME DESIGN

Embracing Simplicity in 800 Square Feet

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

  • By Amara Holstein
  • Published 07/20/2015

ARCHITECTURE

Tour Portland's Sharpest Modern Homes (With a Discount!)

The annual Portland Modern Home Tour steps inside some of the city's most forward-thinking residential design.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 04/08/2015

DESIGN + ARCHITECTURE

How a Dank '70s Swimming Pool Became a Woodsy Modernist Gem

Fieldwork Design gives an elegant makeover to a West Hills home's basement oasis.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 03/16/2015

HOME DESIGN

5 Crucial Tips for Portland Eco-Remodelers

From picking the right contractor to handling VOCs to the best local suppliers, the builder behind the city's first LEED-certified home renovation tells all.

  • By Mike Spina
  • Published 03/13/2015

HOME DESIGN

Sustainability Meets Idiosyncrasy in a Modern Spin on the Mom & Pop Shop

Inside Will Emery and Bonnie Serkin's SE Clinton home and business, both built for the long haul.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 11/03/2014

HOME DESIGN

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

LIVES AQUATIC

The Houseboat Life

Two sisters cultivate complementary styles on neighboring Hayden Island houseboats.

  • By Stephen Tamiesie and Randy Gragg
  • Published 10/10/2014

STAYCATION

Portland's 10 Best Airbnb Rentals

As the couchsurfing website plants its roots in Portland, we reveal Portland's best Airbnb rentals to stash your guests.

  • By Nicole Cordier
  • Published 05/15/2014
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