Designing an Adventure-Ready Home

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The weather is perfect for getting out of the house to explore the beauty of our fair state. Its also a great time to consider how your home can better support your family’s active and adventurous spirit.

Here are a … Read more

Designer Holiday Gift Guide: Part 4

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For Part 4 of our Holiday Gift Guide, Junior Designer Bianca McKelvy shares her favorites local goods…

Not sure where to start? This is a great way to find local businesses, listed by neighborhood.

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My nephew loves this sling shot … Read more

Designer Holiday Gift Guide: Part 3

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In Part 3, Design Department Manager Marty Hegg and Junior Designer Tara Keefner share their favorites and must-haves for this holiday season.

Marty’s Picks

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These Pendleton gloves are festive and long, to keep forearms warm!

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For those who have a … Read more

Designer Holiday Gift Guide: Part 2

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For part two of our Holiday Gift Guide, Senior Designer Chelly Wentworth shares her favorite items and places to find something special for someone special.

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Danner Boots

I’m inspired by the Movie ‘Wild’, and this boot is made in America! … Read more

Designer Holiday Gift Guide: Part 1

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The holidays are here again which means it’s time to start thinking about the special people in your lives. The Arciform Design Team has put together lists of their personal favorites to help you get started and satisfy even the … Read more

What Color Should You Paint Your House?

By selecting a vibrant color palate for this Victorian, the intricate millwork is highlighted.

Is your home a traditional Victorian or craftsman cottage? The style of your house is an important consideration to take when selecting an exterior color palate.… Read more

Steal this Idea! Summer Design Contest | Bracket A | NoPo

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This is the first round of our Steal this Idea! Summer Design Contest. Each week we will spotlight a few pairs of restaurants from a different Portland neighborhood. Each post will highlight stealable ideas for your own home.

Want … Read more

Steal this Idea! A Summer Design Contest

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Are you one of those people who spends more time at your favorite restaurant surreptitiously snapping photos of your favorite design details than instagramming your dinner?

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With  so many wonderful, stealable design ideas at Portland’s favorite restaurants, we don’t blame … Read more

Designer Holiday Gift Guide (Part 3)

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This is the third and final installment of our designer holiday gift guide.  For our final part Senior Designer Chelly Wentworth and Junior Designer Trisha Hopkins share some great ideas to take care of those final people on your list.… Read more

Designer Holiday Gift Guide (Part 2)

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For part two of our designer holiday gift guide Senior Designer Kristyn Bester and Junior Designer Jeffrey Kelly share some of their favorite ideas for holiday gifts.  Whether you’re shopping for an adventurer, foodie, or vintage enthusiast, we have … Read more