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

Out and About

BIG! Ideas, Small Spaces

Small is the new big. And green keeps on growing. Yes, it's time for the annual BIG! Tour, as in "Build It Green."

09/03/2012 By Kristin Belz