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Designer Spotlight: Jeffrey Bale

Jeffrey Bales is a self-taught mosaic artist, creating various outdoor patio installations around the state.

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Building a Home Grown Garden

Ian Wilson started Portland Edible Gardens as a means for mentoring aspiring home gardeners.

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A Bright Idea

An elegant, space-saving lamp.

Small Pleasures

The tiny home design movement makes a big statement.


Champoeg Kitchen Garden

The Champoeg State Heritage Area is 615 acres tucked against a bend in the Willamette River, about halfway between Portland and Salem.


Vintage Flair

Forget the sofa or the dining room color scheme. More than any other room, the kitchen defines the rest of the house. These two remodels incorporate historic details and thoughtful material choices to pack on the personality.


Designer Spotlight: Sarah Phipps

As a longtime lover of old homes and decorating with salvage, designer Sarah Phipps enjoys giving neglected houses new life.


How Portland Became Known as the City of Roses

Today, the symbol of the rose is pervasive throughout the metro area. Portland’s association with this non-native flower is one of the quirks that makes the city so fascinating.