Our philosophy is simple – we help our clients create incredible spaces that reflect their unique story. At the heart of our business is the belief that these stories and our clients matter. We know how stressful a remodel or construction can be, so we’ve created an approach that makes this process as positive as possible. From the initial plan to the final walk-through, we’ve put together a team of experts that’s committed to their craft and committed to our customers.

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Posted on: 23 Jan 2020

Let’s face it – Valentine’s Day is one of the most challenging holidays to shop for. Not only is the pressure on to wow your loved one with something unique and special, but Christmas just spoiled them with gifts. And all those … Read more

Holiday Gift Guide 2019, Designer Edition

Posted on: 18 Dec 2019

It’s not too late to find holiday gifts for the most special people (and pets) in your life! ARCIFORM Junior Designer Sarah Pilcher shares some of her favorite local sources and finds below:

For the pets in your life – … Read more

Great Gatsby! What a Party!

Posted on: 17 Jun 2019

On Saturday, April 27, 2019, Anne and Richard De Wolf, owners of Portland-based design-build firm ARCIFORM, hosted a Great Gatsby-themed party in their fabulously restored 1904 historic mansion. The event was a benefit for the Lan Su Chinese Garden during … Read more

Design Week Recap

Posted on: 19 Apr 2019

ARCIFORM was pleased to showcase their work in several different ways during this year’s Design Week events.

On April 9, Principal Designer Anne De Wolf and Project Manager Joe Hoffman presented a Whole House Remodel workshop at the Architectural Heritage … Read more

Behind the Scenes at Our “Inspired by the Family” Video Shoot

Posted on: 21 Mar 2019

The Hanifan House, home to Gary and Melissa and their sons, Luke and Paul, was built in 1920 in Lake Oswego, Oregon. Using salvaged and antique materials when possible, ARCIFORM and the Hanifans renovated this gorgeous bungalow to fit the needs of their young family. … Read more

Whole House Remodels:
Breaking Down a Complex Process

Posted on: 24 Feb 2019

Don’t miss the Whole House Remodel Workshop on Tuesday, April 9th, 5:30-8pm
Presented by ARCIFORM

BEFORE Whole House remodel – 1952 Ranch 
AFTER Whole House remodel – 1952 Ranch. (Photo by Mitch Hose)

So you’ve just bought a charming … Read more

See us at Design Week!

Posted on: 17 Feb 2019

Open House of our 1909 Cottage-Style Bungalow,

Thursday, April 11th, 4-7pm : : 1541 SE Lexington Street

With a series of remodeling projects over ten years, ARCIFORM owner and principal designer Anne De Wolf worked with homeowner, Kerri Hoyt-Pack to … Read more

Morris Marks: Through the Eyes of a Budding Architecture Student

Posted on: 30 Nov 2018

This week we welcome our newest intern, Kylee Hansen to the ARCIFORM team with a post she wrote on her favorite project; the Morris Marks house.

An old, forgotten Italianate house sat quietly on SW 12th and Main. Arched windows … Read more

The Morris Marks Diaries: Moving Day

Posted on: 02 Nov 2018

If you were downtown on Saturday, September 30th, you may have noticed a 2,860 square foot historic house moving through the street… in two pieces. Don’t believe us? Check it out here:

That’s right, we cut an 1880 Italianate in … Read more

Period Perfect Kitchen: Tens and Teens

Posted on: 07 Oct 2014

Do you have a 1910-1919 home? Here are some of the style characteristics of a 1910-1919 kitchen.

 Subway tile. The tile backsplash became popular, and sink faucets were often mounted on the wall as opposed to the counter.

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