Article

Wish List

Just a few suggestions for DIY decor that will brighten up any bungalow.

07/22/2011

Habitat

Urban Escape

Just beyond the traffic-snarled concrete of Southwest Portland, Chris and Gretchen Hotz have transformed a bland, poorly designed split-level into an artful abode oozing style and character.

07/22/2011 By Amara Holstein

Article

Rich Living

The restauranteur behind Pok Pok, Whiskey Soda Lounge, and Pok Pok Noi, Andy Ricker shows us around his SE Portland condo. Ricker teamed up with a local design firm to combine functionality with his own quirky aesthetic.

04/25/2011 By Amara Holstein

plant of the week

Salvia greggii

Autumn sage – one of the earliest sages to flower in spring

05/26/2010 By Kate Bryant

Habitat

Bathroom in a Box

A couple living in Northwest Portland add a new feature to their century-old Craftsman while also keeping its integrity.

04/20/2010 By Amara Holstein

GARDEN ENVY

Yards Apart

Front-yard frills come in all shapes and sizes—you too can have a luxury lawn.

03/15/2010 By Camela Raymond

Article

Backyard Habitat Certification

I did it – you can, too!

03/06/2010 By Kate Bryant

Habitat

Our Feathered Friends

12/19/2009

Habitat

Moving Through the Landscape

Cycling couple Tim and Sue Butler wanted a house that reflected their love of the outdoors and avid cycling lifestyles. Path Architecture was there to help.

12/11/2009 By Amara Holstein

Take 3

A Missing Park Block Returned

Three different viewpoints on the final chapter of downtown’s longest-running saga

10/29/2009 By Randy Gragg

HABITAT

Sand Castle

The stereotypical beach rental with kitschy seashell art and 1960s blankets gets a modern makeover from two designers.

09/11/2009 By Victoria Blake

Handbook

Bottled Bounty

A handbook from _Portland Spaces_ on how to keep all your harvest season fruit and vegetables fresh for the long, cold winter.

08/21/2009 By Ashley Gartland

Home Design

Before the Finishes

Remodeling a house is more than a new coat of paint and some hardwood floors. Listen to _Portland Spaces'_ remodeling tips from local experts.

08/19/2009 By Jessica Pruitt

Feature

Chic Revival

_Portland Spaces_ follows an interior designer in Southeast who takes a turn of the (last) century house, and remodels it into something that's modern and respects the past.

08/19/2009 By Amara Holstein

Feature

Honoring the Past

Modernizing a house doesn't mean throwing out the old, this Southwest Portland couple demonstrates in a feature from _Portland Spaces_.

08/19/2009 By Lisa Radon

Teach

Blue Sky

Ziba Design asks kids for advice on how to fix schools as _Portland Spaces_ explores one idea for a better Portland.

08/19/2009

DESIRABLES

Slow and Steady

_Portland Spaces_ looks at the items that would complement any kitchen.

08/19/2009 By Lisa Radon

IN THE WORKSHOP

Head to Toe

_Portland Spaces_ profiles Lisa Hough as she propels her local company Pigeon Toe Ceramics to success.

08/19/2009 By Lisa Radon

Here & Now

China Futures

China Design Now at the Portland Art Museum, Milwaukie's community planning, development in North Portland, Mercy Corps' new headquarters are all design headlines this month.

08/18/2009 By Randy Gragg