About Holly Cullom

Writing Instructor; Writer & Marketing Associate at Snow B Designs; Managing Director at Postscript Writing Consultants.

Posts by Holly Cullom...

Preservationists Rick Michaelson & Karen Karlsson 
Fight to Save Portland’s Architectural History

Posted on: 06 Oct 2020

Your average Portlander might not know architectural preservationists Rick Michaelson and Karen Karlsson by name, but they will certainly recognize many of the properties they’ve worked to save. On the list are some of Portland’s most interesting historic structures. Along … Read more

Our Summer Road Trip Continues!

Posted on: 21 Jul 2020

Cabin fever – we’ve all got it. Or maybe you have condo fever, cottage fever, or Craftsman fever, depending on where you rest your head at night. No matter what you call it, we are all tired of being stuck … Read more

Celebrating the Heceta Head Lighthouse!

Posted on: 21 Jul 2020

Join ARCIFORM and Versatile Wood Products in celebration of the Heceta Head Lighthouse. We are happy to share our part in restoring this historic landmark structure on the Oregon Coast to keep it shipshape for visitors in the decades to … Read more

Summer Road Trip Through Restoration 2020

Posted on: 30 Jun 2020

Join us for a Summer Road Trip Through Restoration, and witness Portland’s building boom in the late 1800s to early 1900s! Most years, summer brings picnics, camping, garden parties, backyard BBQs, and outdoor sports like hiking, waterskiing, or swimming. But … Read more

By Saving “One of the Last of Its Kind,” ARCIFORM Preserves Portland’s History

Posted on: 05 Jun 2020

The ARCIFORM team has been hard at work restoring the historic Fried-Durkheimer House, also known locally as the first Morris Marks House, and the extensive renovations are nearing completion. Recently, we were able to take a look at the … Read more

ARCIFORM Builds More Than Just Houses: They Build Community

Posted on: 08 May 2020

Ask ARCIFORM Principal Designer Anne De Wolf why supporting community organizations is important to her, and her answer is quick and definitive: “These organizations add character and meaning to our society. If we only focus on the endless list of tasks … Read more

Carrying the Torch: Preservationists Save Portland’s Architectural Treasures

Posted on: 14 Feb 2020

Built in 1880, the Fried-Durkheimer House, also known as the first Morris Marks House, is a stunning example of the Italianate style that was popular in Portland in the mid to late 1800s. Very few Italianate structures remain in Portland today, which makes this architectural beauty especially worthy of preservation. Designed … Read more

A back-of-house addition to a 1911 home in the Irvington Historic District

Posted on: 01 Nov 2019

Under the direction of Principal Designer Anne De Wolf, Project Manager Adam Schoeffel, and Site Lead Jamie Whittaker, ARCIFORM recently renovated this beautiful 1911 Irvington Colonial. Owned by Portlanders with deep local roots in need of space for their growing … Read more

Inspired by Family

Posted on: 06 May 2019

In business since 1997, and with many residential remodeling projects under their belt, ARCIFORM is known for their expertise in historic preservation. How does a company like this grow and thrive? It starts with family. And by family we mean … Read more

This Beautiful 1909 Bungalow Matches Kerri Hoyt-Pack Inside and Out

Posted on: 29 Mar 2019

Visionary. Leader. Change Maker. Mentor. 
These are among the many words that describe Kerri Hoyt-Pack. A former advertising and marketing executive, Kerri recently left a thirty-year globe-trotting career advising well-known international companies, among them Levi’s, Nintendo, and Nike. After fifteen … Read more