Posts by Brian Libby...
Posted on: 10 Apr 2020
Over the past 20 years or more, sustainable design and construction has made tremendous strides in the United States and around the world.
Because buildings account for more than half of our energy usage, it only makes sense that we … Read more
Posted on: 22 Feb 2020
A Design Week Portland event in collaboration with the color experts at Miller Paint
The legendary French impressionist painter Claude Monet once wrote, “Color is my day-long obsession, joy and torment.” Monet, painting water lilies from a Giverny, … Read more
Posted on: 25 Sep 2019
Like nearly every large American city, Portland possesses a large stock of historic homes dating to the early 20th century and in some cases even the late 19th century.
These homes were built largely in neighborhoods that were conceived before automobiles became prevalent. Here in Portland, these relatively close-in … Read more
Posted on: 19 Nov 2018
The Henry-Gonzalez residence was a renovation opportunity its owners couldn’t pass up. As the autumn leaves turn color and fall from the trees, and we turn our attention to the holidays with their family gatherings, it’s hard not to look … Read more
Posted on: 31 Oct 2018
Just in time for Halloween comes a story of black cats and a resurrected old house. Well, maybe that’s stretching things a little. But amidst this gorgeous remodel, there is at least some cat-themed wallpaper to discuss.
This magnificent house … Read more