Wish List: Ideas for a Family Space in the City

Distinctive furnishings and decorative items add a sense of wonder and whimsy to loft living.



Quick Change Artistry

Bring new life to your walls, without having to make a commitment.

01/15/2013 By Kristin Belz


At Home Apres-ski

Keep the ski spirit alive even after you're home from the big holiday.

01/14/2013 By Kristin Belz


Wood Love

Heartwood is lovin' the Oregon Black Walnut, salvaging it from the firewood pile and transforming it into elegant furniture.

01/01/2013 By Kristin Belz


Time Passages

A trio of decidedly non-digital classic calendars, from Nikki McClure to Massimo Vignelli to the Slingshot, mark the new year.

12/31/2012 By Kristin Belz


Model Buildings

Leggo my Lego architectural icons and landmarks!

12/16/2012 By Kristin Belz


Get Happy With Jonathan Adler

It’s all smiles when Happy Chic-ster Jonathan Adler comes to town.

12/10/2012 By Kristin Belz


Hometown Team Spirit

Your homies will feel the love with pillows from Schoolhouse Electric and Yellow Owl that proclaim "You are the champion...of your home."

11/26/2012 By Kristin Belz


Rex Ray's Time Warp

Time keeps on shifting, and sometimes it's hard to know where you are in the retro-futuristic universe.

11/17/2012 By Kristin Belz


Blenko Lights Up Your Life

Rejuvenation's reissue of classic mid-century lighting from the historic West Virginia glassware company is pure glamour.

11/06/2012 By Kristin Belz


Gifts for Hosts with the Most

The season of giving begins with bringing just the right token of appreciation to a friend who invites you to dinner.

10/27/2012 By Kristin Belz


Blu-Dot Hits the Spot

20% off makes it even easier – and more tempting – to get into the contemporary spirit of Classic Modernist furniture.

10/21/2012 By Kristin Belz


Contemporary Craft

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

08/17/2012 By Camela Raymond


Inside Connection

Afternoon sun flows through French doors into MK Guth and Greg Landry’s dining room, splashing bright squares of light across the Persian rug. Sparingly appointed with contemporary prints, a teak dining table, and a white-paper George Nelson “Saucer” lamp

08/17/2012 By Camela Raymond


Against the Grain

A builder and furniture maker proves you don’t need an architect’s license to create a beautifully designed house.

08/17/2012 By Camela Raymond


Milwaukie’s Best

A fussy vacation home becomes a stylish family hangout in Portland's most undersung riverside 'burb.

08/17/2012 By Camela Raymond


Rustic Modern Mash-ups

Central Indians weave new life into recycled fabric and plastic to make chairs and stools for Salvage Crafts, on sale via Fab.

08/05/2012 By Kristin Belz

Home Decor

Greenhouse Effect

Eco-friendly doesn't have to mean ugly. Add organic panache to home and garden with a trip to Ink & Peat.

07/24/2012 By Jill Spitznass

Out and About

Stepping into the Past

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

07/21/2012 By Kristin Belz


Seattle Mod Squad

Solving modern problems with better basic furniture, made in America.

07/14/2012 By Kristin Belz