Oregon Home magazine’s remodel

2011AprMay_EditorsPage_RobinIt’s true in the best of homes: One day you wake up and realize it’s time to spruce things up. Maybe fix the steps or replace some dated furniture. Definitely ditch the wallpaper. That’s what we’ve done here at Oregon Home: taken stock of what’s working and what’s not and made some changes.

Spring awakening

2011AprMay_Homeward_ThumbCelebrate the season with new colors, bold designs, fun furniture, getting organized and a few guilty pleasures.

Niel DePonte’s perfect spring party soundtrack

2011AprMay_Homeward_SpringSoundtrack02The menu is set. The table looks lush. All this dinner party needs is the right soundtrack. Niel DePonte, music director and conductor of Oregon Ballet Theatre, offers a playful playlist for a spring dinner party.

Redefining outdoor living

2011AprMay_Outdoors_WoollyPocketsSleek modern sofas, faux crocodile tableware, bold colors and plush daybeds redefine outdoor living.

Corey Martin extended interview

2011AprMay_OutsideIn_02Portland writer Brian Libby interviewed designer Corey Martin of PATH Architecture for the April/May issue of Oregon Home. Martin’s Park Box house was a winner of a 2009 AIA Craftsmanship Award and Merit Award. Here is an extended excerpt from that interview.

Corey Martin’s light-filled urban duplex

2011AprMay_OutsideIn_ThumbCorey Martin’s urban duplex pulls nature inside with glass walls and sliding doors that provide light, transparency and a place for his son to dream.