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Contemporary Craft

High-end modern furnishings and chic handmade decorative pieces put a new spin on Arts & Crafts.

  • 08/17/2012
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Inside Connection

Afternoon sun flows through French doors into MK Guth and Greg Landry’s dining room, splashing bright squares of light across the Persian rug. Sparingly appointed with contemporary prints, a teak dining table, and a white-paper George Nelson “Saucer” lamp

  • 08/17/2012
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Against the Grain

A builder and furniture maker proves you don’t need an architect’s license to create a beautifully designed house.

  • 08/17/2012
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Milwaukie’s Best

A fussy vacation home becomes a stylish family hangout in Portland’s most undersung riverside ’burb.

  • 08/17/2012
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Rock Star

Terry Toedtemeier quarries Oregon history to get pictures of the near and ancient past.

  • 08/14/2012
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Yards Apart

Front-yard frills come in all shapes and sizes—you too can have a luxury lawn.

  • 03/15/2010
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Revisionist History

Think antique-reproduction furnishings, flea-market treasures, and romantic touches like strands of ivy climbing the interior walls of a living room. The result—a rare aura of beauty, refinement, and authenticity—is something that Jay Gatsby w

  • 05/26/2009

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The Bounceback

Earlier this year Oregon became ground zero for economists Joel Kotkin and Richard Florida's bickering. Forbes columnist, Kotkin, and Florida, his longtime adversary in regional-economics punditry, hash out what will save Portland's economy.

  • 05/19/2009
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Prefabulous

The latest designs in manufactured homes have opened the door to genuine elegance.

  • 05/19/2009
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Mind the Gap

Buying green sure sounds like a good idea. But it's also a luxury not everyone has.

  • 05/19/2009
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You Need Art

That Georgia O'Keeffe poster in your foyer, the one you bought in 1989 to cheer up your college dorm room? That's so not grown-up décor.

  • 05/19/2009
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The Home Front

Seven trends that are shaping how and where we live

  • 05/19/2009

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Proven Practice?

Researchers put alternative medicine to the test.

  • 05/19/2009
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Perfect Pitch

When Gregg Takashima and Laura Hollister-Takashima began plans to remodel their house, their ideas were about as far apart as a sumi ink drawing and a Corot landscape. Happily, they found a third path.

  • 05/19/2009
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The Shape of Memory

As Maya Lin creates seven landscape installations retelling the Lewis and Clark story from the perspective of Columbia River tribes, the legacy she charts is partly the region's, and partly her own.

  • 05/19/2009

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Footing the Bill

Oregon insurance carriers say yes to alternative medicine.

  • 05/19/2009
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Club Med

Palm trees, a saltwater pool, and a gourmet garden make this Alameda house a private resort.

  • 05/19/2009

WELIKEDIT

Local Book Reviews December

  • 05/19/2009
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Trial by Fire

A freak conflagration reaffirms a noted Northwest landscape artist’s ties to his home ground.

  • 05/19/2009
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Professor Pain

Torture expert Darius Rejali talks about what sleeping bags have to do with national security.

  • 05/19/2009
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