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HOME DESIGN

Embracing Simplicity in 800 Square Feet

Living large with an unfettered, small-house design in Southeast Portland

  • By Amara Holstein
  • Published 07/20/2015
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HOME DESIGN

Inside Portland's Oldest Cohousing Community

Founded by 15 families in 1971, Sunlight Holding Co takes the concept of community and a "sharing economy" to the next level.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 06/22/2015
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GARDEN INSPIRATION

A Dazzling Portland Garden with Tropical Flair

Step inside the lush garden of a Northeast Portland landscape designer who created her own ever-changing oasis.

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 04/27/2015
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HABITAT

Reimagining Modern Loft Living

A local architect brings three generations closer together in a Pearl District penthouse.

  • By Amara Holstein
  • Published 02/25/2015
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HABITAT

How Urban Timberworks Turns Fallen Trees into Legacy Furniture

Homeowners with damaged or diseased trees can call the experts to let their beloved limbs live a second life.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 12/01/2014
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HOME DESIGN

Sustainability Meets Idiosyncrasy in a Modern Spin on the Mom & Pop Shop

Inside Will Emery and Bonnie Serkin's SE Clinton home and business, both built for the long haul.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 11/03/2014
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HOME DESIGN

A Period-Perfect Midcentury Renovation

A Southwest Portland reno shines bright with natural light and curated, historical style.

  • By Amara Holstein
  • Published 10/10/2014
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HOME DESIGN

5 Fabulous High-Design Tiles

From handcrafted Grecian patterns to intricate mosaic styles, these five fresh tiles will add depth and drama to your home.

  • By Nicole Cordier
  • Published 09/02/2014
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GARDENING

Is Your Garden Ready for Dose of Danger?

Decked out in spikes and spines, these perilous plants are water-friendly, beautiful, and just a little bit scary.

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 07/01/2014
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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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GARDEN DESIGN

A Wild and Playful Portland Garden

Crafted humor, whimsical color, and seriously lush horticulture blend in one of the city's greatest backyards.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 05/01/2014
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Slideshow

Slide Show: Cynthia Woodyard's Whimsical Garden

Crafted humor and serious horticulture blend in one of Portland's greatest gardens.

  • Published 04/10/2014
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HABITAT

The Next Generation of Houseplants and Terrariums

Think outside the pot with these new design-savvy houseplant options.

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 04/02/2014
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HOME DESIGN

An Elegant Kitchen Remodel Compromise

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

  • By Amara Holstein
  • Published 02/03/2014
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HABITAT

Tailoring Thomas

Thomas Lauderdale's famously cluttered loft was a fitting perch for the eclectic bandleader, collector, and historian. Then Philip Iosca arrived.

  • By Randy Gragg and Lincoln Barbour
  • Published 11/01/2013
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HABITAT

A Northwest Garden with Global Soul

Two devoted plant collectors gather a garden of exotics to complement their internationally influenced home.

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 08/01/2013
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HABITAT

A Family Compound with High Style

A very DIY family crafts its own sprawling world of cheerful irreverence.

  • By Amara Holstein
  • Published 05/01/2013
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Slideshow

Slide Show: Ideas for Kick-Ass Family Style

A wish list of quirky home furnishings for the off-beat fam

  • Published 05/01/2013
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FEATURE

Design for Small Spaces: Little & Luxe

Attention to detail adds style and longevity to a North Portland duplex conversion.

  • By Amara Holstein
  • Published 03/22/2013
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FEATURE

Design for Small Spaces

Three contemporary designs for compact times.

  • By Randy Gragg and Amara Holstein
  • Published 03/22/2013
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