Out and About

Revolutions On Display

Furniture and more, made in Portland, are on exhibit at ShowPDX this month. Party October 3, with the local makers.

10/01/2012 By Kristin Belz

Out and About

Salvage for the Home

Home decorating DIY-and-salvage-style has come a long way from the need to rummage through dusty shelves in thrift stores or dive into dumpsters. Salvage style is high style now.

09/16/2012 By Kristin Belz


Art for the Home at the Japanese Garden

Take a glimpse of the art "behind the shoji," and take advantage of the Labor Day weekend discount.

08/26/2012 By Kristin Belz


Cubes, Not for Rubes

Yube Cubes don’t take commitment, but they will help your storage needs.

08/22/2012 By Kristin Belz


Jonathan Adler Moves to Portland!

The prince of witty, peppy home decor packs a punch of irreverant Palm Beach glam into a new shop in the Pearl.

08/22/2012 By Kristin Belz


Dansk Dances Again

Collecting modern masters? Start small and practical, with reissued classic Dansk enamel cookware.

08/13/2012 By Kristin Belz


Rustic Modern Mash-ups

Central Indians weave new life into recycled fabric and plastic to make chairs and stools for Salvage Crafts, on sale via Fab.

08/05/2012 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

Slide Show

Adirondack Days

The classic American chair lets us lean back into a comfortable summer.

07/28/2012 By Kristin Belz


Water Works Wonders

Plumbing that reaches a high level of elegance, from Waterworks and its sister Studio.

07/23/2012 By Kristin Belz

Out and About

Inside the New Moderns

From boathouse to "Treehouse," new Portland modernist homes open up for a tour on Saturday.

07/16/2012 By Kristin Belz


Seattle Mod Squad

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

07/14/2012 By Kristin Belz


More than Moody Blues

Cloth & Goods is a lovely new online (and NW Portland) shop for the pure shades produced by the magical indigo plant.

07/14/2012 By Kristin Belz

In the Kitchen

More Spice in Less Space

Gneiss Spice’s magnetic jars put the right spice within reach even when the space is tight.

07/10/2012 By Kristin Belz


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


Outdoors, Comfort Underfoot

An outdoor rug makes a space into a place.

07/02/2012 By Kristin Belz


City Maps Come Alive

4D Cityscape brings 3D puzzles of city maps into the fourth dimension.

07/01/2012 By Kristin Belz


Your Sofa Story, Custom Told

Create your own couch? Of course you can, at Perch.

06/25/2012 By Kristin Belz


The Good Mod Makes a Good Move

The vintage furniture store stretches out in style in its new digs on both Burnsides, East and West.

06/19/2012 By Kristin Belz


Indigo Sunshine

The mood is Mediterranean at Indigo Traders in Multnomah Village.

06/11/2012 By Kristin Belz