EVENTS

Local Paint Designer to Give Away Free Samples on September 15

Portland's Colorhouse will be giving away 8 oz paint samples to the first 250 visitors on September 15.

09/08/2015 By Marty Patail

GARDEN INSPIRATION

A Dazzling Portland Garden with Tropical Flair

Step inside the lush garden of a Northeast Portland landscape designer who created her own ever-changing oasis.

04/27/2015 By Kate Bryant

HOME DESIGN

Dwell Magazine's Showpiece Modern House Debuts in PDX

The sleek design mag unveils its collaboration with GM's Monogram appliances brand.

04/23/2015 By Mary Stutzman

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.

11/03/2014 By Randy Gragg

HOME DESIGN

5 Fabulous High-Design Tiles

From handcrafted Grecian patterns to intricate mosaic styles, these five fresh tiles will add depth and drama to your home.

09/02/2014 By Nicole Cordier

GARDEN DESIGN

Sit Pretty with High-Design Outdoor Furniture

Tips for plotting the perfect garden living room (Adirondack lovers, beware!)

06/02/2014 By Kate Bryant

HABITAT

The Next Generation of Houseplants and Terrariums

Think outside the pot with these new design-savvy houseplant options.

04/02/2014 By Kate Bryant

DIY

An Open Source for New Furniture

If you like puzzles and aren't afraid of the words "Assembly Required," OpenDesk is for you.

08/21/2013 By Kristin Belz

DESIGN SCHOOL

Oregon's Guild of Woodworkers

These old school woodlovers are gathering strength to spread their love and knowledge of a primal material.

08/16/2013 By Kristin Belz

DESIRABLES

Americana Portland-style, Circa 2013

Carlino aims to embody all things Portland in its new furniture line.

08/09/2013 By Kristin Belz

DESIRABLES

The Art of Music on the Wall

Recorded music takes on another dimension when record covers become art on the wall.

07/19/2013 By Kristin Belz

DESIRABLES

Moe Handmade Furniture, Please

Simply and beautifully made furniture for small spaces and more.

01/29/2013 By Kristin Belz

DESIRABLES

Appliances and Period Style

Which comes first, form or function, when you're choosing kitchen appliances?

01/28/2013 By Kristin Belz

DESIRABLES

End of Season Sales

Scouting out deep discounts on furniture? Start in the Pearl.

01/20/2013 By Kristin Belz

DESIRABLES

Quick Change Artistry

Bring new life to your walls, without having to make a commitment.

01/15/2013 By Kristin Belz

DESIRABLES

At Home Apres-ski

Keep the ski spirit alive even after you're home from the big holiday.

01/14/2013 By Kristin Belz

DESIRABLES

The Dutch Design Chair

Corrugated cardboard furniture that is definitely not by Frank Gehry: it packs flat and comes in colors and patterns.

01/08/2013 By Kristin Belz

DIY

Paperwhites Bring Spring Early

The fragrance and beauty of Narcissus gets us through the winter days and grays.

01/06/2013 By Kristin Belz

DESIRABLES

Wood Love

Heartwood is lovin' the Oregon Black Walnut, salvaging it from the firewood pile and transforming it into elegant furniture.

01/01/2013 By Kristin Belz

DESIRABLES

Time Passages

A trio of decidedly non-digital classic calendars, from Nikki McClure to Massimo Vignelli to the Slingshot, mark the new year.

12/31/2012 By Kristin Belz