Out and About

BIG! Ideas, Small Spaces

Small is the new big. And green keeps on growing. Yes, it's time for the annual BIG! Tour, as in "Build It Green."

09/03/2012 By Kristin Belz

Feature

Our 10 Greatest Homes

We asked a panel of 5 experts to choose the 10 greatest homes in the city’s history. Bask in the architectural wonder, as we take you on a virtual tour of Portland’s finest residential structures, both present and past.

08/19/2012 By Randy Gragg

Habitat

Contemporary Craft

High-end modern furnishings and chic handmade decorative pieces put a new spin on Arts & Crafts.

08/17/2012 By Camela Raymond

Dwellings

Inside Connection

Afternoon sun flows through French doors into MK Guth and Greg Landry’s dining room, splashing bright squares of light across the Persian rug. Sparingly appointed with contemporary prints, a teak dining table, and a white-paper George Nelson “Saucer” lamp

08/17/2012 By Camela Raymond

Habitat

Against the Grain

A builder and furniture maker proves you don’t need an architect’s license to create a beautifully designed house.

08/17/2012 By Camela Raymond

Habitat

High-Water Haven

Winter floods and financial red tape couldn’t stop an architect couple from building their dream cabin in Hood River.

08/17/2012 By Brian Libby

Habitat

Milwaukie’s Best

A fussy vacation home becomes a stylish family hangout in Portland's most undersung riverside 'burb.

08/17/2012 By Camela Raymond

Dwellings

Wright Here in Oregon

Frank Lloyd Wright built all over the country, but rarely in the Pacific Northwest. The Gordon House is a welcome – and public – exception.

08/11/2012 By Kristin Belz

Design Guide

Getting Into the Garage Groove

An unofficial guide to the principles of great (or at least good) garages.

07/29/2012 By Kristin Belz

Out and About

Stepping into the Past

From Classical Revival to classic Modernist, five homes worth exploring.

07/21/2012 By Kristin Belz

Desirables

Seattle Mod Squad

Solving modern problems with better basic furniture, made in America.

07/14/2012 By Kristin Belz

Desirables

Modurne Movement

The furniture shop where swanky and chic meets comfortable and durable settles into new digs in John’s Landing.

07/08/2012 By Kristin Belz

Desirables

Beam & Anchor, House & Home

The essence of today's Portland: solid quality, in it for the long term.

06/03/2012 By Kristin Belz

$10 and under

Elegant Eco-taining

How to party without trashing the planet.

06/02/2012 By Kristin Belz

Inspirations

Tour Stories

Learning from your neighbors beats going back to school for lessons in renovation, preservation and decorating a beautiful home.

04/16/2012 By Kristin Belz

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

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

Desirables

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

Desirables

A Colorful Carpet Language

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

02/14/2012 By Kristin Belz

$10 and Under

Living, Breathing Ornaments

The exotic tendrils of airplants might be the most unusual decoration on your tree this year.

12/20/2011 By Kristin Belz