Out and About

Bright Summer Inspirations

You never know when inspiration will strike: see Ellsworth Kelly prints, buy an Arne Jacobsen Swan chair. Belluschi exhibit? Let's see..

08/27/2012 By Kristin Belz

Habitat

Contemporary Craft

High-end modern furnishings and chic handmade decorative pieces put a new spin on Arts & Crafts.

08/17/2012 By Camela Raymond

Desirables

Ralph Rapson Redux

New yet old furniture for patio or poolside recycles mid-century modern classics in more ways than one.

05/22/2012 By Kristin Belz

Out and About

Taking Time to Measure Up

Evaluating our green building efforts, PSU helps us ask how we’re doing so far.

05/07/2012 By Kristin Belz

Free for All

Brits Bring the Green

English architect/academics Sarah Wigglesworth and Jeremy Till guest star this week in two free lectures at PSU.

04/15/2012 By Kristin Belz

To Read

Tailor-Made Interiors

Campion Platt shares thoughts on designing a space that fits your life like a perfectly tailored suit.

03/06/2012 By Kristin Belz

Desirables

Beauty and the Bike Rack

Making high art out of a storage problem.

03/04/2012 By Kristin Belz

Holiday Giving

Helping Create Habitats for Humanity

Appreciating having a home, and making new homes for those who have none.

12/04/2011 By Kristin Belz

Desirables

Shoots Bamboo and Makes Things Too

A bamboo jungle thrives, just down the street from Paul Bunyan.

11/05/2011 By Kristin Belz

Out and About

Ladies (and Gents) of Architecture

Evaluating – and partying in honor of – the best of the year’s architecture from Portland firms.

10/21/2011 By Kristin Belz

Appreciation

Apple Season Indeed

RIP design guru Steve Jobs, not your average computer type.

10/07/2011 By Kristin Belz

Out and About

Single Family Home, Meet Your New Neighbor, ADU

Bid “bonjour,” not “adieu,” to the ADU, as Portlanders continue to “build it green.”

09/29/2011 By Kristin Belz

Out and About

Utility, Beauty and the Bicycle

Improving the design of the bicycle? Yes, there’s still plenty to do, and Vitruvian principles apply.

09/28/2011 By Kristin Belz

Openings

New Vintage Modern Store

If you like mid-century modern goods, check out this new pop-up shop called Revolver Vintage in NW Portland that spans the globe, from Italy to Denmark to th...

06/17/2011 By Amara Holstein

$10 and under

Solar Shades at IKEA

Appropriate for rain or shine, these colorful solar-powered lights from IKEA are sure to perk up any porch or deck—and are a deal at $9.99 apiece.

05/27/2011 By Amara Holstein

Desirables

Marimekko Online

Finnish company Marimekko has long delighted with its colorful, cheerful graphic prints. Thanks to a new online store at Crate and Barrel, Marimekko is now a...

05/23/2011 By Amara Holstein

5 Questions For...

Anne De Wolf of Arciform LLC

Local designer and sustainable professional Anne De Wolf offers ideas and tips on current trends and inspirations in home remodeling from her successful busi...

04/19/2011 By Amara Holstein

Out & About

Portland AIGA Invites Local Designers to Talk Sustainable

Ten five-minute talks by local printers, packagers, and book designers who are all finding a better way to work and live, April 21 at the Ecotrust Building.

04/18/2011 By Teri Gelber

5 Questions With...

Joelle Nesen from Maison, Inc.

Hot tips and design ideas for a new decade with local interior designer and tastemaker Joelle Nesen of Maison, Inc.

03/30/2011 By Amara Holstein

If You Build It...

Holst Architecture

A bold new generation of buildings is changing Portland's landscape, the Holst is the architecture is the vision firm behind many of them.

06/26/2009 By Randy Gragg