Not just a pretty space

2013FebMar NotJustAPrettySpace 04A beautifully decorated room gets attention, but our designers agree it must have the essential ingredient: you.

Chic window shades

2013FebMar IdeaBoard Bolliger 02Window shades don’t have to be bland. Here are a few of our favorites.

Oregon wares

2013FebMar Homeward BestInShow 01From handmade furniture to cute shops, here’s what we’re loving right now.

Barrel of fun

2013FebMar Homeward BarrelOfFun 01Adam Radtke has worked in Oregon vineyards for five years and has done woodcraft since he was a kid in his dad’s workshop, so combining the two was natural.

Shark tale

2013FebMar Homeward SharkTale 02From humble beginnings in a garage to being named one of 10 “American Made” award winners by Martha Stewart, Portland’s Mudshark Studios is rising fast.

A moving story

2013FebMar AMovingStory 01Wendy Burden is a confirmed New Yorker who lives in Portland’s West Hills.

Spring into action

2013FebMar EditorsPage 01I decided that “turning point” was an appropriate label for this issue, one that straddles wintry February and March, the wild first month of spring.