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Italian Accents

One of the city’s most admired kitchen and bath specialists blends Euro-chic with an eco-conscious sensibility. From the architectural design of its sleek contemporary high-rises to its galleries and public, art–filled parks—a nod to the magnificent scenery of the Pacific Northwest—the Pearl District celebrates all forms of beauty. So it’s only fitting that the neighborhood

Couch Trip

The mission behind Perch Furniture: finding you the perfect seat When Willi and Jonathan Galloway came up with an ambitious plan for a customizable, sofa-focused furniture shop in the Pearl District, they didn’t sit on the idea for long. “We’d always wanted to own our business and had a goal of starting before we turned

Inside Job

Look to this home-décor stalwart for just the right accent You can’t blame Richard Codanti, of the furniture retailer Bella Casa (223 NW 9th Ave, 503-222-5337, bellacasa.net) for breaking out the bubbly. The store’s owner has had a lot to celebrate in 2018. Although he’s in the process of closing Bella Casa following a 20-year

Décor Debut

A revered upscale furniture brand opens its first Portland location in the Pearl District. It sometimes feels as though everyone is moving to Portland these days. Good news for those in search of stylish new furnishings: the much-adored Minnesota-based furniture maker Room & Board (380 NW 13th Ave, 503-200-6900) recently became one of the city’s

Room & Board Opens in the Pearl

35-year-old company brings classic, contemporary American-made home furnishings to Portland’s Pearl District Room & Board, the Minneapolis-based retailer offering modern American-made furniture and accessories is opening a new store at 380 NW 13th Avenue at the corner of NW 13th and Flanders, in the former home of Cargo. To celebrate the new location, their first in Portland, Room & Board (380 NW 13th, roomandboard.com)

A.V. Club

Among new businesses that have opened in the Pearl’s stylish Cosmopolitan Tower, the upscale consumer electronics and stereo-system maker Bang & Olufsen (1042 NW Overton St, 503-224-9333) has fast become a go-to for fans of design-driven, high-performance audio and video. The team here can help you integrate a wireless stereo and TV with your home’s

Inside Resources

A guide to design services and showrooms in the Pearl District Here in one of the most architecturally striking and significant neighborhoods of any city in the western United States, interior design showrooms and furniture and hardware outlets play a vital role both in preserving the Pearl District’s aesthetic and shaping its future. Here’s a

Cosmo With a Twist

A pair of creative spirits team up to create the ultimate artists’ retreat in the Pearl’s dramatic new Cosmopolitan. Lori Rhodes and interior designer Stefan Krupelak of Domov I.D. hit it off immediately. “She asked me a few initial questions,” says Krupelak. “I’m not a yes man—I don’t want people to make an expensive mistake.

Style Czech

Domov I.D.’s Stefan Krupelak avoids trends, embraces texture, and emboldens clients. “The saying ‘it’s business, it’s not personal,’ doesn’t apply in the interiors business. It’s very personal,” says Stefan Krupelak, who designed the stunning Cosmopolitan Tower home of Lori and Dave Rhodes. “It’s where they cook, they fight, they love. If someone gives me their trust

City Home Opens Second Location in the Pearl District

Eclectic vintage wonderland design showroom now open to the public City Home (825 NW Davis St, 503-888-8717) has opened the doors to an eclectic home furnishings wonderland in Portland’s interior design hotbed, the Pearl District. It’s the second City Home location opened by owner Kim Pelett, who has over 30 years of experience selling vintage

Dramatic Luxury Design

Situate these bright, vibrantly patterned rugs and housewares in rooms that could use a splash of color or pizazz. Add a bit of Hollywood glam to your living room with this diamond-tufted velvet sofa (featured above) from Perch Furniture. Brighten any room with this fuchsia carpet (left) from Kush Rugs, hand-knotted in luxuriant Himalayan wool. Let

Minimalistic Neutral Design

Balance the busy vibe of darker, heavily trafficked spaces with these soft-hued or natural-textured furnishings and objets. If Don Draper had a lake house in the Hudson Valley, he’d no doubt furnish it with this low-slung, midcentury-modern Lowe Sofa (featured above), also available in a variety of fabrics, from Perch Furniture. This hand-knotted silk, linen,

Begin Again

A Pearl condo owner transitions from suburban living and takes on an ambitious remodel, with a trusty canine companion by her side The color scheme wasn’t planned this way, but it complements Trevor. He’s a plus-size Labradoodle whose shaggy coat lends what interior designers call “texture” to Beth Markwell’s freshly remodeled condo in the Elizabeth

Art of the Organized Closet

Opening a closet that looks like a Yeti ransacked it inspires a swelling desperation and disquiet. Spring is the perfect time for an overhaul—to give away the super-cute slacks that fit slightly wrong and are never worn, to reorganize that unruly gaggle of shoes, and to upheave the piles of clothes, belts, and scarves that