HOME DESIGN

A Stunning Modernist Swimming Pool Before & After

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

10/05/2015 By Zach Dundas

OLD & NEW

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

DESIGN

Why One Portland Architect Makes Models of Houses AFTER He Builds Them

Ben Waechter scraps prototypes in favor of "retrotypes" to inspire conceptual design for future products.

10/05/2015 By Randy Gragg

ARCHITECTURE

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

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