Design Annual: Fall 2015
OLD & NEW
A creative expansion blended a former pinting press and mechanics garage into a dreamy loft with historical cred.
From stylish modern macrame to museum-quality vintage poster restoration, Portland's creative class keeps getting cooler.
Kelly Clarke, Rachel Ritchie, Zach Dundas, and Fiona McCann
The Portlant-based Atelier Ace designs the world's trendiest hotels—and reboots entire neighborhoods along the way.
Tilikum Crossing serves as a fitting stage for local designers' structured and trussed dresses, suits, and separates.
Is it a car or a scooter...or a death trap?
There's no place like a green home!
With a little work—and plenty of patience—your next spring garden will be incredible.
LESS IS MORE
Northeast Portland's Colorhouse offers just 128 colors to avoid decision overload.
THE ART OF ARRANGEMENT
Fieldwork Flowers reveals how to build a better bouquet.
Our executive editor meditates on the spaces and makers that deserve a fittingly stylish platform to show off their successes.
How a dank ’70s swimming pool became a woodsy, modernist gem
With a communal patio and ultra-efficient passive house design, a group of former city planners and lawyers dreamed up their own perfect pocket neighborhood.
With a smart new stairwell and small details like concrete knobs and quirky furniture, a Southwest Portland home is transformed.
Combining eclectic art, an Asian-inspired pavilion, painted concrete walls, and plenty of space for entertaining, a West Slope couple crafted their dream outdoor space one piece at a time.
Chris DiLoreto's designs fuse Catholic tradition and modernism with stunning natural light.
From the coolest cooler to eco-friendly toothbrushes, these Portland-designed goods will elevate your surroundings.
Renowned international design firm Snohetta sets its sights on two ambitious Oregon projects, including a promenade to Oregon City's Willamette Falls.
The scrappy vision behind Brandon Gomez and Nicholas Ford's hip-hop inspired slice shop
Ben Waechter scraps prototypes in favor of "retrotypes" to inspire conceptual design for future products.
Looking back on the neighborhood's Wild West days—and wondering what's in store for the area as new towers continue to rise.
Wildfang's CEO Emma McIlroy talks Evan Rachel Wood, the new West End shop, and liberating meanswear from the men's department
The minds behind Hotel Eastlund reveal the art of creating memorable spaces.