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Restoration Hardware Opens Four Floors of Home Décor Eye Candy

The new Northwest Portland gallery space includes a cushy rooftop showroom and a vast design library.

05/04/2018 By Christine Menges

Architecture

How to Design a Summer Home—According to the Finns

A new photography exhibit reveals a century of Finnish summer villas.

03/08/2017 By Lauren Kershner

HOME & GARDEN

Let's Ogle This Sexy, Minimalist, Portland-Made Fire Pit

Assembled from five precision-cut pieces of steel, the Stahl Firepit is hawt.

03/14/2016 By Sylvia Randall-Muñoz

DESIGN

A Portland Start-Up's Cute, Customized Backyard Pods Could Be Your Fortress of Solitude

SQFT aims to combine flexible designs and ADU-like value with speed and sustainability.

12/08/2015 By Alex Madison

GARDENING

Plant Northwest-Friendly Bulbs This Fall for An Explosion of Color Next Spring

With a little work—and plenty of patience—your next spring garden will be incredible.

10/05/2015 By Kate Bryant

HOME DESIGN

How a Bunch of Retirees Created Portland's Greenest Communal Housing Outpost

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.

10/05/2015 By Kelly Clarke

ARCHITECTURE

Home Tour Alert! Step Inside Portland's Most Stunning Modernist Houses

The popular annual AIA homes tour unlocks eight gems of contemporary home design.

09/28/2015 By Alex Madison

STAY & PAY

The 8 Most Expensive Airbnb Rentals in the Portland Area

Ready for a dream staycation? The average rental in Portland costs $131—but here's where to drop a cool grand (or more) a night.

09/24/2015 By Allison Jones

Design Guide

Getting Into the Garage Groove

An unofficial guide to the principles of great (or at least good) garages.

07/29/2012 By Kristin Belz

Slide Show

Adirondack Days

The classic American chair lets us lean back into a comfortable summer.

07/28/2012 By Kristin Belz

Out and About

Stepping into the Past

From Classical Revival to classic Modernist, five homes worth exploring.

07/21/2012 By Kristin Belz

Inspirations

Tour Stories

Learning from your neighbors beats going back to school for lessons in renovation, preservation and decorating a beautiful home.

04/16/2012 By Kristin Belz

Out and About

How to Get a Better Life

Only a MAX ride away, the secrets of Better Living in the Home and Garden, March 23-25.

03/18/2012 By Kristin Belz

Feature

Home, Grown

A charming Alameda fixer-upper slowly evolves into one family’s dream home.

10/13/2010 By Amara Holstein

Habitat

Revisionist History

Think antique-reproduction furnishings, flea-market treasures, and romantic touches like strands of ivy climbing the interior walls of a living room. The result—a rare aura of beauty, refinement, and authenticity—is something that Jay Gatsby w

05/26/2009 By Camela Raymond

Habitat

Life as Story

A passion for possessions with purpose shaped the style of design-savvy couple Bryce Dugan and Charles Froelick (owner of the Pearl's Froelick Gallery), and turned their Portland bungalow into a work of art.

05/19/2009 By Anna Sachse

Green City

Not in My Backyard

Invasive plants are out, native plants are in, and Portland gardeners are embracing their wild side.

05/19/2009 By Stacey Wilson