Home Design

Like Many Portlanders, This First-Time Homebuyer Dreams of Owning a Tiny House

Unfortunately, it's not that easy.

10/13/2016 By Jason Buehrer

Home Décor

Schoolhouse Electric’s Fall Collection Has Arrived

Need something that fits equally well in your rustic cabin and your spaceship? Look no further.

09/26/2016 By Ko Ricker

Home Design

Ten Great New Portland Homes

Modern. Eco-ambitious. Rotating? Yes. Yes. Yes!

09/21/2016 By Zach Dundas and Randy Gragg

Home Design

Oregon’s Most Famous Mime Built a Hobbit House in West Linn

And it’s on sale for $675,000.

09/21/2016 By Caitlin Collins


Take This Walking Tour through 6 Iconic, Midcentury Rummer Homes

Not a bummer: a one-and-doner, end-of-summer Rummer stunner. What could be funner?

08/16/2016 By Marty Patail


Travel Back to the 1950s and Step Inside 'The Houses of Tomorrow'

Restore Oregon will walk you through seven Portland-area midcentury-modern homes.

04/06/2016 By Marty Patail


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


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


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.

12/08/2015 By Alex Madison


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


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.

10/19/2015 By Amara Holstein


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

There's no place like a green home!

10/05/2015 By Fiona McCann


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.

10/05/2015 By Rachel Ritchie


A Stunning Modernist Swimming Pool Before & After

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

10/05/2015 By Zach Dundas


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.

10/05/2015 By Kelly Clarke


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


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.

10/05/2015 By Kate Bryant


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.

10/05/2015 By Amara Holstein


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

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

09/28/2015 By Alex Madison