Out and About

Designs Without Borders

Join West Elm, Design*Sponge, Pigeon Toe, Satsuma, and Skinny LaMinx to celebrate a Cloth, Paper and Clay cross-continental collaboration.

09/21/2011 By Kristin Belz

Desirables

Design Within Reach More Within Reach?

No one ever said Design Within Reach meant prices within reach, but the 15% off dining sale is one of several local sales that might help.

09/14/2011 By Kristin Belz

Desirables

Sofa Size and the Mid-century Mods

Mod can be modernist or modest, but the sofa has to fit, in so many ways.

09/08/2011 By Kristin Belz

DIY

Photos Go From Digital to Plywerk

Plywerk will print and mount your digital photo files onto elegant eco-friendly "frames."

09/02/2011 By Kristin Belz

DIY

A Planter for Plant-killing People

Having a black thumb doesn’t mean you can’t also have a green indoor garden.

08/31/2011 By Kristin Belz

$10 and Under

Records of the Future

In today’s dorm rooms, record album covers are recycled as retro art for the walls.

08/25/2011 By Kristin Belz

DIY

Wall Power

Walls are made to be drawn on when you cover them with this dry-erase paint.

08/23/2011 By Kristin Belz

Desirables

No Whining: Govino Glasses are Elegant, Eco-friendly and Shatterproof

These picnic-packable glasses let you imbibe graciously no matter where you go.

08/19/2011 By Kristin Belz

Desirables

Swept Away by Sassafras and Broomcorn

Rarely does a broom inspire such admiration of its quality, craft and beauty.

08/16/2011 By Kristin Belz

Desirables

Fluorescents that Flaunt their Curves

Energy conservation meets innovative beauty in these new light bulbs.

08/11/2011 By Kristin Belz

$10 and Under

Todd Oldham Brings Whimsical Charley Harper Designs to the Table

Harper was a fabulous mid-century modernist illustrator whose simple designs are being rediscovered and repurposed in tableware for today.

08/10/2011 By Kristin Belz

Desirables

Pantone Makes Mugs for Every Mood

Match your mood as you match your colors.

08/04/2011 By Kristin Belz

DIY

Healthy Poppy Paints at Lowe’s

Yolo Colorhouse has a new quartet of poppy-inspired summer colors out, and they’re easier to find now that Lowe’s is carrying them.

07/29/2011 By Kristin Belz

Out and About

Salvage Secrets Q & A at Rejuvenation

Salvage maven Joanne Palmisano has a new book all about making discards into design treasures, and she wants to share.

07/28/2011 By Kristin Belz

Under $10

Somewhere Over the Rainbow(ls)

These colorful striped wooden bowls will make you stop in your tracks.

07/26/2011 By Kristin Belz

Desirables

Back to the Typewriter

Put aside, for a moment, the iPad, and contemplate the typewriter. Is it an objet d’art or a utilitarian typing machine?

07/19/2011 By Kristin Belz

DIY

Sew and Go!

Sewing studios and classes are popping up all over Portland to help beginners whip out curtains and pillows in no time.

07/12/2011 By Kristin Belz

Desirables

Summer Nights, Summer Lights

We’ve slogged through spring, and the 4th of July is behind us. Now summer weather can officially start – and with it, outdoor living.

07/08/2011 By Kristin Belz

Out and About

It's Been Grand!

After a wonderful start to At Home, and a lot of fun discovering the best Portland has to offer in home, design, and food—and there's a lot!—we're stepping d...

07/01/2011 By Amara Holstein

Made in PDX

New Local Ceramic Tile

Swirls, swishes, and psychedelic colors and patterns mark the cool lines and retro-modern vibe of these tiles by new Portland company Clayhaus Ceramics.

06/27/2011 By Amara Holstein