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HABITAT

Defying Gravity with Ergonomic Twists on the Office Chair

Ergo Depot explores intriguing new versions of the everyday seat.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 01/05/2015
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DESIGN ANNUAL

Meet the Next Wave of Portland Furniture Designers—and Take a Look Back

How ShowPDX created a stage for a new community of makers. Retrospective open at the Museum of Contemporary Craft thru Jan 31.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 10/01/2014
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GARDEN DESIGN

Sit Pretty with High-Design Outdoor Furniture

Tips for plotting the perfect garden living room (Adirondack lovers, beware!)

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 06/02/2014
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FURNITURE

The Inside Story of Phloem Studio's Beautiful Handmade Modernist Furniture

Founder and designer Ben Klebba reveals the story and inspirations behind his sharp-angled line of Portland-made instant classics.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 04/25/2014
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Slideshow

Fieldwork Design's Handcrafted Architecture, Furniture, and Interiors

A new Portland firm gets off to a fast start with an aesthetic that emphasizes hands-on production.

  • Published 03/31/2014
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WORKSHOP

The Good Mod's Cool, Hands-On Approach to Modern Furniture

The treasure hunts, rebuilds, and curatorial whimsy behind a budding mid-century empire.

  • By Cari Johnson
  • Published 11/26/2013
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DIY

An Open Source for New Furniture

If you like puzzles and aren't afraid of the words "Assembly Required," OpenDesk is for you.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 08/21/2013
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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

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 05/03/2013
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FEATURE

Home Furnishings for Small Spaces

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

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 03/22/2013
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Slideshow

Slide Show: Metal Mania

Who knew steel could be so sweet and friendly? Delia Furniture, that's who.

  • Published 03/19/2013
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DESIRABLES

Moe Handmade Furniture, Please

Simply and beautifully made furniture for small spaces and more.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 01/29/2013
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DESIRABLES

End of Season Sales

Scouting out deep discounts on furniture? Start in the Pearl.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 01/20/2013
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DESIRABLES

The Dutch Design Chair

Corrugated cardboard furniture that is definitely not by Frank Gehry: it packs flat and comes in colors and patterns.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 01/08/2013
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DESIRABLES

Wood Love

Heartwood is lovin' the Oregon Black Walnut, salvaging it from the firewood pile and transforming it into elegant furniture.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 01/01/2013
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DESIRABLES

Chair, Unfolded

This clever piece of Dutch-designed, flat-packed polypropylene is not your grandfather's folding chair.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 12/17/2012
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DESIRABLES

Bean Bag Bonanza

The ultimate in lounge act furniture is a perfect stage for children or adults.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 11/26/2012
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OUT AND ABOUT

Leader of the Live Edge

George Nakashima was the architect/designer/philosopher behind the current fashion for live edge furniture.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 11/13/2012
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DESIRABLES

Family Furniture Affair

Phloem Studio makes furniture to be handed down through the generations.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 11/12/2012
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Out and About

Upstairs, Downstairs at Beam & Anchor

Studio spirit and community capitalism converge in the workshop and retail outpost under the I-5 freeway on North Interstate.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 11/05/2012
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Out and About

Revolutions On Display

Furniture and more, made in Portland, are on exhibit at ShowPDX this month. Party October 3, with the local makers.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 10/01/2012
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