Interior Design

How to Choose the Right Tile for Your Home

Flower-adorned fireplace inserts. Fox and grapevine mosaics. 3-D fish leaping across shower walls. Your imagination is the only limit.

10/16/2019 By Sarah Hutchins

Home Décor

Portland's Chown Hardware Celebrates 140 Years

If you've remodeled your bathroom or living room, chances are you've taken a spin through Chown.

09/13/2019 By Kiva Hanson

Design

A Historic Midcentury-Modern Beach House Marries Old and New

When a 2017 storm nearly destroyed the iconic Van Evera Bailey home, the family restored it to its 1955 splendor—with a 2019 twist.

08/27/2019 By Kelly Clarke Photography by Caitlin Murray

Fix-It Guide

How To Make Your Home and Garden Portland-Fabulous

Your essential home and garden project guide from local experts.

03/26/2019 Edited by Kelly Clarke

Spotlight

A Mother-Daughter Duo Curate a Home Store You’ll Want to Live In

Trove is the kind of spot where you can snag a 1920s cup set from India and the Pok Pok Som drinking vinegar to go with it.

02/14/2019 By Shayla Norris-York

Design

Open Haus Market Aims to Celebrate Portland Design in All Its Forms

This weekend, a new event features the work of 20-plus Oregon designers and artists.

09/11/2018 By Allison Place

Home

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

Design News

Will Portland Get a Splashy Home Renovation TV Show?

Producers are on the hunt for a local house to jazz up for the pilot, and it could be yours.

10/10/2017 By Eden Dawn

Go Green

Maximize the Health of Your Indoor Garden Space

A horticultural therapy expert teaches us how to fight winter fatigue, curb stress, and garden like a pro.

02/21/2017 By Regan Breeden

Openings

Design Within Reach Opens Its Largest Studio in the Country in Portland

The design company's new Pearl District location boasts 28,000 square feet dedicated to midcentury modern and contemporary furniture and home décor.

01/31/2017 By Lauren Kershner

WINNING FINDS

Trophy Case: Best Local Stuff of June 2016

This month’s hottest locally made goods, from handcrafted lamps to bike-friendly button-ups.

05/19/2016 By Marty Patail

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

HOME DECOR

A Portland Start-Up Will Turn Your iPhone Snapshot into Frame-Worthy Art

Whether the picture was worth taking in the first place is still up to you.

02/29/2016 By Sylvia Randall-Muñoz

ARCHITECTURE

Can a Classic Pacific Northwest House Also Be a Great Contemporary House?

Portland architect Rick Berry puts a new-school edge on regional design.

02/29/2016 By Caitlin Collins

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

LIGHTING DESIGN

Buckminster Fuller Inspired These Aggressively Angular Portland-Made Lamps

North for the Summer debuts a lighting line that channels the great midcentury design thinker.

10/21/2015 By Alex Madison

LESS IS MORE

When it Comes to Choosing Paint Colors, These Portland Pros Keep it Simple

Northeast Portland's Colorhouse offers just 128 colors to avoid decision overload.

10/05/2015 By Marty Patail

HOTEL DESIGN

The Secrets of a New Portland Hotel's Room Design

The minds behind Hotel Eastlund reveal the art of creating memorable spaces.

10/05/2015 By Rachel Ritchie

THE ART OF ARRANGEMENT

Bring Your Home to Life with Local Flowers

Fieldwork Flowers reveals how to build a better bouquet.

10/05/2015 By Rachel Ritchie

HOME DESIGN

A Modern Portland Home Explodes with Light, Lines, and Color

With a smart new stairwell and small details like concrete knobs and quirky furniture, a Southwest Portland home is transformed.

10/05/2015 By Amara Holstein