Posts by Trisha Mead...


Client’s Eye View: Donna and Bill’s Compact and Classic Kitchen

Posted on: 03 Oct 2014

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Reversing the damage of a poorly considered ’80s remodel and packing a compact kitchen with storage without making the space feel cluttered were two important goals of this recently completed Arciform kitchen remodel. But don’t take our word for it. … Read more

Design Secrets: Which Kitchen Sink is Right for You?

Posted on: 16 Sep 2014

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A vintage farmhouse sink is a very cool way to add personality to your kitchen- but is it right for the style of your home and your family’s lifestyle? We interviewed Arciform Senior Designer Chelly Wentworth for some pro tips … Read more

Kitchen Confidential: 5 Hidden Conveniences for Your Kitchen

Posted on: 15 Aug 2014

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Sometimes, the thing you love most about your kitchen is completely invisible to the casual guest in your home. These little conveniences can help make your kitchen a pleasure to live … Read more

Case Study: A Historic Review Kitchen

Posted on: 12 May 2014

We often get asked what kind of projects will trigger Portland’s Historic Review process and what can be done to help a project navigate smoothly through that process.

Here is Arciform Junior Designer Jeffrey Kelley’s experience working on a current … Read more

Client’s Eye View: Laurelhurst Cottage Remodel

Posted on: 25 Apr 2014

We’re just breaking ground on a renovation of a 1928 Tudor cottage in Laurelhurst and delighted to discover that our clients have decided to start a blog to track their renovation experience from start to finish.

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How fun!

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Kitchen Makeover: The Big Reveal

Posted on: 06 Mar 2014

We couldn’t be more excited to show of the final results of our Portland Monthly Kitchen Makeover.

Ready?

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Before we go farther… Let’s take a look back at where we began.

Remember this?

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Thanks to thoughtful design from Arciform Senior Read more

An Adventurous Kitchen and Bath Renovation

Posted on: 18 Feb 2014

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This Sellwood family wanted every room of their home to spark their family’s imagination and sense of adventure. Every corner contains a new discovery… and every room is designed to … Read more

Kitchen Makeover: Finishing Things Up

Posted on: 04 Feb 2014

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We’re getting close to the finish line on our Kitchen Makeover project, making rapid progress on installing the fixtures and finishes that make the transformation complete.

The wine fridge (a major client priority) has been installed into the kitchen’s new … Read more

Creating an AirBnB Worthy Basement Renovation

Posted on: 20 Dec 2013

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Arciform designer Kristyn Bester contributed the following article to the January 2014 edition of NW Renovation magazine. It is reprinted here for your convenience.

Of all the possible home remodel projects, adding a guest suite or creating an ADU in … Read more

Creating an AirBnB Worthy Basement Renovation

Posted on: 20 Dec 2013

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ARCIFORM designer Kristyn Bester contributed the following article to the January 2014 edition of NW Renovation magazine. It is reprinted here for your convenience.

Of all the possible home remodel projects, adding a guest suite or creating an ADU in … Read more