The stuff of dreams

2012FebMar_EditorsPageOregon’s eastern high desert has captivated me since I first stepped foot in the state more than eight years ago.

Modern take

2012FebMar_Homeward_SlipcoverSexy beds, handmade goods, beautiful prints, whimsy and wine.

Take a seat

2012FebMar_Homeward_Benches02Once associated with summer picnics and school lunches, benches now look at home in the home.

Startup success

2012FebMar_Homeward_MidCenturyModernLamps01Self-taught product designer Shannon Guirl loved the sleek lines and sexy curves of mid-century modern lamps so much that she decided to try making her own.

Living museum

2012FebMar_LivingMuseum02A collector turns her Cannon Beach home into a homage to nursing.

A lofty library

2012FebMar_Deconstruction01Even when spanking new, the Pittock Mansion in Portland looked old.

High-desert drama

2012FebMar_HighDesertDrama01Mary Ellen and Wilf Pinfold’s Maupin home on a bluff is perfectly situated for the owners’ desire for cozy entertaining.


2012FebMar_Trendspotting_Color01The latest in colors, design, textures and how to put it all together.

Heavenly hybrids

Gardeners have Eugene nursery owners Marietta and Ernie O’Byrne to thank for a new generation of glorious hellebores.