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Slide Show: Against the Grain

A builder and furniture maker proves you don’t need an architect’s license to create a beautifully designed house.

05/19/2009

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Slide Show: Inside Connection

Afternoon sun flows through French doors into MK Guth and Greg Landry’s dining room, splashing bright squares of light across the Persian rug. Sparingly appointed with contemporary prints, a teak dining table, and a white-paper George Nelson “Saucer” lamp

05/19/2009

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Slide Show: Daylight Dapper

05/19/2009

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Slide Show: Contemporary Craft

05/19/2009

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Slide Show: Club Med

Palm trees, a saltwater pool, and a gourmet garden make this Alameda house a private resort.

05/19/2009

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Slide Show: A Garden in the Forest

This garden is lush with more than 2,000 species of plants, including exotic specimens from around the world.

05/19/2009

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Slide Show: Perfect Pitch

When Gregg Takashima and Laura Hollister-Takashima began plans to remodel their house, their ideas were about as far apart as a sumi ink drawing and a Corot landscape. Happily, they found a third path.

05/19/2009

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Slide Show: Lake Escape

"Remodel" would be an understatement for the overhaul that Bob and Stevie Burke gave to their spectacularly sited Lake Oswego home.

05/19/2009

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Slide Show: Coming of Age

Kelly Zahoudanis and her husband, Alexis did a 12-year stint in Los Angeles before their move to Portland. “We wanted a change of lifestyle,” Kelly says, “a place with values and ideals in line with ours.”

05/19/2009

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Slide Show: Green Acres

Brenna Bell is a hippie. “That word has so many meanings,” she says. “But if you mean somebody who’s a free-minded person who lives closely with nature and with other people? That’s what I am.”

05/19/2009