Slideshow

Third Annual Modern Home Tour

03/27/2014

SLIDE SHOW

A Portland Artist's Mindboggling Buckminster Fuller Book

Cole Gerst's Kickstarter-funded tome celebrates the inventor's radical vision of home, design, and society.

03/03/2014 By Zach Dundas

Slideshow

Portland Artist Cole Gerst's Amazing Buckminster Fuller Book

The Kickstarter-funded 'Poet of Geometry' explores the great inventor's radical, mind-blowing work.

02/28/2014

HOME DESIGN

An Elegant Kitchen Remodel Compromise

A sleek renovation captures a Woodlawn couple’s complementary style.

02/03/2014 Photography by Amara Holstein

HOME DESIGN

An Eco-Chic Passive House

After years of designing elaborate energy-efficiency systems, architect Jeff Stern turned to a simpler concept for his own home: the thermos.

01/02/2014 By Randy Gragg Photography by Bruce Wolf

LIGHTING

Birth of a Brand: Cedar & Moss

A Schoolhouse Electric veteran launches a refined, Euro-accented lighting line of her own.

12/10/2013 By Zach Dundas

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