Division and Discovery
I heralded the beginning of my summer with an excursion along the Maine coast, which landed me in Portland this past…
Long Division
The dark, primeval mountains and jagged ravines of New Zealand are free of rampaging Orcs, but Middle-earth, 2007, has…
Salvaged Wood Renovation in Portland
Custom woodwork and an open interior define a 520-square-foot backyard retreat for a busy family.
Take Me Home
A “tree house” of clean lines, ample glass, and thoughtful ingenuity lets a Washington, DC–area family and a stream of…
The City That Motivates Me
As 2017 approaches, I think about this (last) year. I think about accomplishments, beautiful failures, and this city…
Portland's Mazama Mugs
Portland-based Mazama creates handcrafted housings for your favorite beverages.
The Pace of Portland
When creative director Ben Watson and his partner, painter Claudio Tschopp, relocated from Basel, Switzerland, to…
A Weekend in Portland: Part I
This year was the first time we visited Portland for Dwell Home Tours—and the City of Roses truly blew us away.
Bike By Me
I cannot stop playing around on Bike By Me's website.
Dacor Introduces the Discovery WineStation
Dacor unveils an automated wine dispensing system for the home connoisseur—the first of its kind.
A Weekend in Portland: Part II
Follow us as we fly through our second day in Portland, and finish out our whirlwind weekend with a bang.
Portland Home Tour
The always popular Dwell Home Tour series will explore Portland for the first time this summer.
Portland, Maine
Portland has long been a cultural outpost in New England, a hotspot for artists and longshoreman alike who crave the…
Portland's Beam & Anchor
Painter Jocelyn Rahm and furniture reclaimer Robert Rahm are the married partners behind Beam & Anchor, a new warehouse…
Modern Gabled House in Portland
In Portland, Oregon, a designer creates an open, environmentally sensitive house for a client on a 5,000-square-foot…
Color Me Mad!
Always a sucker for well designed architecture and products, I must admit I go a little mad when color has been…
Portland's 11xDesign Home Tour
It’s not every local homes tour that merits attention beyond a city’s borders. But the 11xDesign tour, scheduled for…
Prefab Icon: Dome of Discovery by Ralph Tubbs
With a life span of just 11 months, the prefabricated 1951 Dome of Discovery, designed by architect Ralph Tubbs for the…
Eco-Me Home Kit
When Robin Kay Levin’s then 36-year-old sister was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2005—without any family history of…
Anju: Portland, Oregon
A new restaurant named Anju recently opened in Portland, Oregon. With a darkly sleek interior, industrial finishes, and…