Events

Local Furniture Designers Star at ShowPDX 2016

A celebration of the best local chairs, tables, and lamps—everything but the kitchen sink, and maybe that, too.

10/04/2016 By Marty Patail

Trophy Case

13 Winning Home, Tech, and Fashion Finds in Local Design

Beautiful backpacks to custom claw-foot tubs, these Portland-designed goods are a step above.

09/21/2016 By Marty Patail and Eden Dawn

FURNITURE

Furniture Maker Phloem Studio Leaves Portland for the Gorge

With studio space prices soaring, Phloem says goodbye to Portland and hello to better views.

08/05/2016 By Claire Colby

FURNITURE

This New Sustainable Furniture Design Company Is Portland Through and Through

Folk launches with a Northwest-minimalist aesthetic and high-minded aspirations.

11/04/2015 By Alex Madison

FURNITURE

Shaker Simplicity Meets Danish Modern in the Awesomely Elegant "Portland Chair"

A refined designer from Portland (Oregon). A renowned manufacturer from Portland (Maine). You know this chair is going to inspire serious envy.

10/20/2015 By Alex Madison

DESIGN SCHOOL

Oregon's Guild of Woodworkers

These old school woodlovers are gathering strength to spread their love and knowledge of a primal material.

08/16/2013 By Kristin Belz

Desirables

The Good Mod Makes a Good Move

The vintage furniture store stretches out in style in its new digs on both Burnsides, East and West.

06/19/2012 By Kristin Belz

Desirables

Modern Elegance, Modest Restraint

Altura crafts furniture that transcends its Northwest upbringing.

04/30/2012 By Kristin Belz

Desirables

West Elm Summer

Refreshments for the home front as the season slips into spring and summer.

04/07/2012 By Kristin Belz

Desirables

No Whining About the Furniture

Once the wine is gone, Vinoture makes furniture from the barrels.

04/01/2012 By Kristin Belz

Desirables

Searching for Vintage

Can you manufacture authenticity, or does it only come with age?

11/14/2011 By Kristin Belz

Desirables

A 1940 Chaise for 2011 Chillaxin'

Charlotte Perriand’s chaise longue joins the furniture she created in the 1920s with that most famous icon of modern architecture himself, Le Corbusier.

10/31/2011 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

Openings

New Design Sale Site

Are you an avid sale shopper? Or perhaps you just like to score a great deal? A new design flash-sale site called Fab just launched today, bringing high-desi...

06/09/2011 By Amara Holstein

Desirables

Folding Chairs from Anthropologie

Having a party and need extra seating? Ready to move your dinner outdoors and want something flexible and lightweight? Pick up a few of these pretty summery...

06/03/2011 By Amara Holstein

Made in PDX

Furniture Tha's Old and New, Bright and Beautiful

Cross good design with high craft and old stuff and you get revolutionary furniture. A new retail studio in the Pearl district collaborates on pieces that ar...

05/05/2011 By Teri Gelber

Desireables

A Chic Garden Throne

For the mom who has it all, the Queen of Love chair from Italy is hip, fun, and comfortable.

05/02/2011 By Teri Gelber

Openings

Williams-Sonoma Reopens in NW

Head on down to Williams-Sonoma’s grand opening this weekend for tastings, demos, how-tos, and more.

04/26/2011 By Rachel Ritchie

Made in PDX

Modernist Cabinet

Mix mid-century cool with the mellow mood of a turntable, and you’ve got the smooth look of the Console Cabinet by local company Von Tundra.

03/31/2011 By Amara Holstein