Desireables

An Artisan Plasterer Right Here in Portland?

Francois Pascal does magic to any wall he touches. This local is changing the way we think about walls and the notion of here today, gone tomorrow.

06/28/2011 By Teri Gelber

Out and About

Prefab Beach Rental

Tired of painted seashells and coastal kitsch whenever you head to the shore? This new rental is a modern prefab right off the sand in Oceanside, with muted colors, sleek furnishings, and endless views of the sea.

06/21/2011 By Amara Holstein

Openings

New Vintage Modern Store

If you like mid-century modern goods, check out this new pop-up shop called Revolver Vintage in NW Portland that spans the globe, from Italy to Denmark to th...

06/17/2011 By Amara Holstein

Read

Handcrafted Images and Words on Modernism

This book is eye candy for anyone who loves modern domesticity. Leslie Williamson captures the intimate interiors of well-known designers in her book: Handcr...

06/14/2011 By Teri Gelber

Openings

New Design Sale Site

Are you an avid sale shopper? Or perhaps you just like to score a great deal? A new design flash-sale site called Fab just launched today, bringing high-desi...

06/09/2011 By Amara Holstein

5 Questions

5 Questions for Carpet Expert: Meg Coulter

Carpet merchant, Meg Coulter, tells us the ins and outs of the weaving world and why Lapchi carpets are changing the industry. She’s the go-to girl to...

06/02/2011 By Teri Gelber

DIY

A Space-Saving Headboard

Check out this beautiful handmade headboard from local designer Matt Pierce of Wood & Faulk, then make one of your own thanks to his clear and clever how...

05/31/2011 By Amara Holstein

Out & About

Think It, Design It, Build It

ADX, a community design space, will have its grand opening June 3rd. The giant studio-meets-thinktank-meets factory is a new, shall we say, prototype, for de...

05/26/2011 By Teri Gelber

First Look

Making an Old Kitchen New Again

A 1930's kitchen redux by Makelike designer, Mary Kysar, is an exercise in color, efficiency, form, and beauty.

05/17/2011 By Teri Gelber

Out and About

Historic Homes Tour

Come look inside five historic homes in Northwest Portland this Saturday, May 21, in a tour that benefits Chapman Elementary School.

05/16/2011 By Amara Holstein

Out and About

Rummer Homes Tour

Are you a mid-century modern fan? Here’s a chance to take a tour of eight local Rummer homes—and meet Robert Rummer himself.

05/02/2011 By Amara Holstein

5 Questions For...

Anne De Wolf of Arciform LLC

Local designer and sustainable professional Anne De Wolf offers ideas and tips on current trends and inspirations in home remodeling from her successful busi...

04/19/2011 By Amara Holstein

horticultural travels

Thai Gardens

folksy first impressions

04/19/2011 By Kate Bryant

5 Questions With...

Joelle Nesen from Maison, Inc.

Hot tips and design ideas for a new decade with local interior designer and tastemaker Joelle Nesen of Maison, Inc.

03/30/2011 By Amara Holstein

Feature

Home Designer Q & A

We asked a few interior designers about what inspires them and which designers they are drawn to. See what they had to say.

03/16/2011

Habitat

Moving Through the Landscape

Cycling couple Tim and Sue Butler wanted a house that reflected their love of the outdoors and avid cycling lifestyles. Path Architecture was there to help.

12/11/2009 By Amara Holstein

Take 3

A Missing Park Block Returned

Three different viewpoints on the final chapter of downtown’s longest-running saga

10/29/2009 By Randy Gragg

Handbook

Bottled Bounty

A handbook from _Portland Spaces_ on how to keep all your harvest season fruit and vegetables fresh for the long, cold winter.

08/21/2009 By Ashley Gartland

Home Design

Before the Finishes

Remodeling a house is more than a new coat of paint and some hardwood floors. Listen to _Portland Spaces'_ remodeling tips from local experts.

08/19/2009 By Jessica Pruitt

Teach

Blue Sky

Ziba Design asks kids for advice on how to fix schools as _Portland Spaces_ explores one idea for a better Portland.

08/19/2009