Slideshow

Slide Show: Inside Christopher David Experience Design

CDExD’s new floral-interiors-espresso space indulges the senses with steaming espresso, fresh flowers, and vibrant visual splendor. Sneak a peek at the creative cafe with this slide show!

09/05/2013

OUT AND ABOUT

Catio Tour of Portland

Who says dogs should get all the attention? These cool cats live the cush life, luxuriating on their own outdoor catios.

08/14/2013 By Kristin Belz

SLIDE SHOW

Inside the Arts & Crafts

Elegant details shine in this 1911 home in the Southwest Hills.

07/29/2013 By Kristin Belz

INSIDE THE MAGAZINE

Home and Garden in the May Issue

Domestic dispatches from Portland Monthly's May issue, including big ideas for colorful DIY family style

05/03/2013 By Allison Jones

HABITAT

A Family Compound with High Style

A very DIY family crafts its own sprawling world of cheerful irreverence.

05/01/2013 By Amara Holstein

DESIGN SCHOOL

Behold the Threshold

There are many ways of letting people know they are entering onto your property. Design says it all without words.

04/08/2013 By Kristin Belz

FEATURE

Design for Small Spaces: Little & Luxe

Attention to detail adds style and longevity to a North Portland duplex conversion.

03/22/2013 By Amara Holstein

FEATURE

Design for Small Spaces: Curated Life

In a diminutive Pearl District apartment, every object plays its part to expand the space.

03/22/2013 By Amara Holstein

FEATURE

Design for Small Spaces: The Fifth Unit

On the tiny former site of a dilapidated garage, a new, ultra-skinny home soars.

03/22/2013 By Randy Gragg

FEATURE

Home Furnishings for Small Spaces

Products and lessons to live by for the small house and apartment.

03/22/2013 By Randy Gragg

FEATURE

Design for Small Spaces

Three contemporary designs for compact times.

03/22/2013 By Randy Gragg and Amara Holstein

SLIDE SHOW

The Bright Way to Design

For Bright Designlab and Hammer & Hand, collaboration brings out the best from both maker and designer.

03/18/2013 By Kristin Belz

OUT AND ABOUT

Keys to the Just Right House

Marianne Cusato has the goods on getting the house that's right for you.

03/11/2013 By Kristin Belz

SLIDE SHOW

Passive in Energy, Not Style

Departure's Southwest Hills Passive House has style as advanced as its sustainable materials and construction.

03/11/2013 By Kristin Belz

SLIDE SHOW

Evolution of Design

From a house in the forest to a Cape Cod gone space age, Modernism new and old suits homes for many times and places.

03/11/2013 By Kristin Belz

DESIRABLES

Counter Notions

Counters are the core of the kitchen. Even though they're just a flat surface, the choices can be complicated.

03/04/2013 By Kristin Belz

SLIDE SHOW

Get Happy With Jonathan Adler

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

12/10/2012 By Kristin Belz

Article

Wish List

A restored Victorian glows as warmly at it did a century ago with the help of recycled materials.

10/16/2012 By Amara Holstein

Desirables

Felt Feels Like Fall

Each season has a feeling, and maybe even its own fabric. For fall, the feeling is soft, supple, strong wool felt.

10/14/2012 By Kristin Belz

Desirables

French Glassware for the Ages

Who says strong and beautiful can't go together? Duralex's classic bistro glasses and plates bring both to the table.

10/09/2012 By Kristin Belz