Design

3 Portland Swimming Pools to Drool Over

Sorry: they're all private.

07/10/2017 By Marty Patail

Architecture

A Bold Northeast Portland Home Unites the Old with the New

Beebe Skidmore's new Siskiyou house combines natural woods, a forest green exterior, and high-tech, eco-conscious insides.

05/23/2017 By Meagan Nolan

Home Tour

Come Drool with Us Over These Modern Portland Homes

The first weekend in June marks the return of the Portland Modern Home Tour.

05/23/2017 By Rachel Wilson

Brand New

Natural Materials and Modern Style Abound in This Sleek New Pearl District Shop

Room & Board makes its Portland debut with a commitment to make the functional beautiful.

05/17/2017 By Caitlin Medearis

Habitat

How Portland-Born Architect John Yeon Gave the Northwest Its Signature Style

A major new exhibit at the Portland Art Museum explores Yeon's legacy.

04/27/2017 By Zach Dundas

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 Design

Like Many Portlanders, This First-Time Homebuyer Dreams of Owning a Tiny House

Unfortunately, it's not that easy.

10/13/2016 By Jason Buehrer

Home Design

Great New Portland Homes

Modern. Eco-ambitious. Rotating? Yes. Yes. Yes!

09/21/2016 By Zach Dundas and Randy Gragg

Home Design

Oregon’s Most Famous Mime Built a Hobbit House in West Linn

And it’s on sale for $609,000.

09/21/2016 By Caitlin Collins

ARCHITECTURE

Take This Walking Tour through 6 Iconic, Midcentury Rummer Homes

Not a bummer: a one-and-doner, end-of-summer Rummer stunner. What could be funner?

08/16/2016 By Marty Patail

ARCHITECTURE

Travel Back to the 1950s and Step Inside 'The Houses of Tomorrow'

Restore Oregon will walk you through seven Portland-area midcentury-modern homes.

04/06/2016 By Marty Patail

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

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

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

HOME DESIGN

How a Portland Architect Built His Dream Home in Six Months

In July 2012, Jamin Aasum set out to build a modern abode overlooking Industrial Northwest Portland in time to marry his future wife inside—on New Year's Eve. Here's how he did it.

10/19/2015 By Amara Holstein

SUSTAINABILITY

5 Steps to Transform Your Home into an Eco-Friendly Abode

There's no place like a green home!

10/05/2015 By Fiona McCann

EDITOR'S NOTE

Why Portland Needs a Magazine Devoted to Design

Our executive editor meditates on the spaces and makers that deserve a fittingly stylish platform to show off their successes.

10/05/2015 By Rachel Ritchie