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Nouveau Oriental
High on Peggy’s go-get list are rugs. Portland’s Pearl District is a virtual rug agora, with newcomers to the district like Kush and Lapchi alongside veteran Tufenkian. The Awtreys might consider one of Kush’s vintage overdyed rugs from Turkey. Find similar at Kush Handmade Rugs, 205 NW 10th Ave, kushrugs.com

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Photo: Courtesy Napoleon Grills

Barbecue +
The Awtreys have plenty of outdoor space, but no barbecue. An upscale option is the Napoleon Prestige Gourmet Grill, a compact, unadorned powerhouse with up to six burners plus a rotisserie. $1,530–2,500 at napoleongrills.com

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The First Touch
James Cutler is one of several top-tier architects to design drawer pulls and other hardware for Reveal Designs. Engineered like a Swiss watch but with a warm veneer of wood, Cutler’s door levers greet every visitor to the Awtrey house. $159 at reveal-designs.com

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Ocean Made
Neighbor Pam Greene, an artist and Nike designer, offers a twist on the locally made aesthetic with her artisan-dried “kelp horns.” Dennis says he tried drying some himself but couldn’t match Greene’s uncannily natural results. pamgreene.com

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Photo: Courtesy Caravan Pacific

Mood Lighting
Peggy defaulted to bedside Ikea lamps for their guest room. But in keeping with Cutler’s enviro ethic, a pair of locally designed and manufactured Caravan Pacific ceramic lamps would offer a simple, elegant, midcentury modern–inspired touch to their home’s workman aesthetic. $450–500 at Caravan Pacific, caravan-pacific.com

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Table Turn
Southeast Portland’s Joinery designed and crafted the Awtreys’ living room table. The simple “folding” of four pieces of western walnut, with the edges left naturally curved, is the perfect complement to Cutler’s elegant form-follows-function surroundings. Find similar at kinionfurniture.com.

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