Design Week 2018: PDX Revamp

How One Portland Company Is Reviving the Airport’s Discarded Benches

Behold these beautifully revamped seats at Design Week.

03/27/2018 By Marty Patail

Design

This Bend Woodworking Studio Makes Beautifully Curvy Furniture

Fernweh’s Justin Nelson followed his heart, and it led him to hardwood.

03/27/2018 By Marty Patail

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This Stuff Will Get Your Home Lookin' Good

From macramé to elegant lamps, here's how to zhoosh up your house.

02/27/2018 By Eden Dawn

Remodel

Remaking an Old Portland Colonial into a Bright, Modern Space

A local interior designer remodeled this classic yet funky home in the Southwest Hills.

12/12/2017 By Anya Rehon

Makers

This Portlander Is Ron Swanson's Favorite Carpenter

Among woodworkers, Gary Rogowski is a legend.

11/20/2017 By Lily Raff McCaulou

Shopping

How a North Portland Boutique Plans to Conquer the World

Kenton's Mantel launches a new website to fill demand in South Korea and Japan.

10/23/2017 By Kayla Brock

Design News

Will Portland Get a Splashy Home Renovation TV Show?

Producers are on the hunt for a local house to jazz up for the pilot, and it could be yours.

10/10/2017 By Eden Dawn

Power Plant

How Houseplants Can Save Your Life (Well, Close)

Create an indoor garden to heal all that ails you.

09/21/2017 By Regan Breeden

Design Directory

The Ultimate Guide to Portland Design Specialists

Got a passion project? These locals can help craft and construct it—beautifully.

09/21/2017 By Kelly Clarke and Chad Walsh

Workers of the World

Immigrants and Refugees Keep This American Workshop Running

From Iraq to Ethiopia, Myanmar to Cuba, Schoolhouse Electric's employees come from far and wide.

09/21/2017 By Marty Patail Photography by William Anthony

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8 Winning Portland Design Finds

From beautiful brass mobiles to bold boxing gloves for women, these locally designed goods are a step above.

09/21/2017 By Eden Dawn

Design

How Portlander Max Humphrey Creates Color-Happy, Boldly Patterned Rooms

The interior designer and former punk musician shakes up the city's muted palette with bright hues and wild prints.

09/21/2017 By Fiona McCann

Pottery

Get an Eyeful of Portland’s Crazy-Colorful, Women-Run Ceramics Scene

"It’s like the 1970s all over again."

09/21/2017 By Kelly Clarke Photography by George Barberis

The City's Best

Portland's Top Places to Shop

From midcentury furniture to locally designed suits, the best of Portland’s thriving indie retail world awaits you.

06/30/2017 Edited by Eden Dawn

Q&A

Austin-Born Spartan Shop Settles Into Its Southeast Portland Digs

Texas native Currie Person lets weird worlds collide, bringing her home goods shop to a new storefront on SE Grand.

06/28/2017 By Bryanna Briley

Gardening

Make Little Thumbs Green with New Seed Kits for Kids

With Orange Pippins Seed Society, a Portlander invites kids to play in the dirt.

06/06/2017 By Anyi Wong-Lifton

Home Tour

Come Drool with Us Over These Modern Portland Homes

The first weekend in June marks the return of the Portland Modern Home Tour.

05/23/2017 By Rachel Wilson

Brand New

Natural Materials and Modern Style Abound in This Sleek New Pearl District Shop

Room & Board makes its Portland debut with a commitment to make the functional beautiful.

05/17/2017 By Caitlin Medearis

Winning Finds

Swinging Cocoon Chairs to Leather Handbags, June's Best Local Stuff

Our favorite finds of the moment.

05/15/2017 By Eden Dawn