Out and About

Stepping into the Past

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

07/21/2012 By Kristin Belz

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Seattle Mod Squad

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

07/14/2012 By Kristin Belz

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Modurne Movement

The furniture shop where swanky and chic meets comfortable and durable settles into new digs in John’s Landing.

07/08/2012 By Kristin Belz

DIY

LOL with Lamp-In-A-Box

Make your own designs or pick an old favorite, from Barbie to the Beatles and beyond.

05/14/2012 By Kristin Belz

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Modern Elegance, Modest Restraint

Altura crafts furniture that transcends its Northwest upbringing.

04/30/2012 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

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Loving the Loot

The NW 19th Avenue shop is a welcome addition to Portland’s new design and décor row.

03/26/2012 By Kristin Belz

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Orange Hits the Spot

A splash of orange adds spunk and sunshine to mostly rainy March days.

03/20/2012 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

Q & A

The Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams Equation

The dynamic furniture duo swung through town for a springtime meeting with designers.

03/12/2012 By Kristin Belz

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Mobiles at Home

In mobiles made by Frazier & Wing, die-cut papers dance in a delightful, delicate balance.

03/12/2012 By Kristin Belz

Conversation with the Designer

Lapchi Goes Back to the Future

Lapchi’s Andrew Neave channels the haute elegance of French midcentury designer Andre Arbus.

03/11/2012 By Kristin Belz

To Read

Tailor-Made Interiors

Campion Platt shares thoughts on designing a space that fits your life like a perfectly tailored suit.

03/06/2012 By Kristin Belz

$10 and Under

Need a Hand in the Kitchen?

Try the #1 Chef’s sporty, spirited helper.

03/05/2012 By Kristin Belz

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Beauty and the Bike Rack

Making high art out of a storage problem.

03/04/2012 By Kristin Belz

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Elegant Spheres of Light

David Trubridge’s nature-inspired pendant lamps hang brightly – especially for 10% off at Vanillawood.

02/27/2012 By Kristin Belz

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Dancing Candles

Candlelight dances naturally, but so do these graceful candlestick holders.

02/26/2012 By Kristin Belz

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Eats (From) Leaves (That) Bend

Plate up dinner on beautiful bendable leaf-like dishes from Nao Tamura.

02/19/2012 By Kristin Belz

DIY

Wonder Walls

Why paint when you can paper instead?

02/18/2012 By Kristin Belz

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A Colorful Carpet Language

Company C makes soft and cushy rugs filled with color and character.

02/14/2012 By Kristin Belz