MARKET WATCH

A Super Bowl of Big Easy Gumbo

How better to get into the big game in the Big Easy than to conjure up some gumbo?

01/28/2013 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

Pantone Gives Color Clues

The key to dating a design is often the color it comes in. For 2013, Emerald is the color.

01/27/2013 By Kristin Belz

DESIGN SCHOOL

Can Cities Get Smart?

Intel's Herman D'Hooge and the U of O Architecture department try to answer the proverbial urban question.

01/21/2013 By Kristin Belz

MARKET WATCH

Crab Divas: the Dungeness

Finally, the divas of crabs are gracing us with their presence: Dungeness are among us!

01/21/2013 By Kristin Belz

OUT AND ABOUT

John Storrs, Modernist

In the family tree of architects who’ve created our beloved Northwest Regional modernist architecture, John Storrs (1920-2003) was one of the longest, strongest branches.

01/20/2013 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

RECIPE

Biscotti Basics

So nice, you bake them twice. You'll want to eat them more than twice, too.

01/14/2013 By Kristin Belz

APPRECIATION

Ada Louise Huxtable, RIP

A strong, smart, critical voice, she led the important discussion about architecture and our culture for half a century.

01/14/2013 By Kristin Belz

DESIRABLES

The Dutch Design Chair

Corrugated cardboard furniture that is definitely not by Frank Gehry: it packs flat and comes in colors and patterns.

01/08/2013 By Kristin Belz

RECIPES

Cabbage Patch Kids

Kids (and adults) who eat from the cabbage patch live long and healthy lives!

01/07/2013 By Kristin Belz

DIY

Paperwhites Bring Spring Early

The fragrance and beauty of Narcissus gets us through the winter days and grays.

01/06/2013 By Kristin Belz

MARKET WATCH

Welcome, Winter Market

Recovery from the holiday haze of overindulgence is easier when it includes a trip through a calm, colorful winter farmers' market.

01/06/2013 By Kristin Belz

MARKET WATCH

Food Fashions

Has kale reached overkill? A vote for cabbage to take over from kale on the hipster foodie table.

01/02/2013 By Kristin Belz

DESIRABLES

Wood Love

Heartwood is lovin' the Oregon Black Walnut, salvaging it from the firewood pile and transforming it into elegant furniture.

01/01/2013 By Kristin Belz

DESIRABLES

Time Passages

A trio of decidedly non-digital classic calendars, from Nikki McClure to Massimo Vignelli to the Slingshot, mark the new year.

12/31/2012 By Kristin Belz

RECIPE

Nutty 'n' Nice

Honey-spiced almonds are healthy but indulgent snacks for holidays or everyday.

12/31/2012 By Kristin Belz

UNDER $10

Light For All the Senses

Candlepower lights up the long nights and soothes all our senses.

12/18/2012 By Kristin Belz