Northwest Modern Inspiration: A Tour of the Aubrey Watzek House

It's 1937. John Yeon, a 27-year-old architect, designs the Aubrey Watzek House and crafts it from the abundant native Douglas and Noble fir trees – quietly giving birth to the Northwest's first modern masterpiece. Soon after he followed with the 1938 Jennings sutor house, in rough-hewn spruce. "Together," says historian and…

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5 Questions: NW Modern Architect & Designer Brendon Farrell

Brendon Farrell Shop Stand + Stem lamps > Influenced by modern design and the natural world in equal measure, Portland architect and designer Brendon Farrell created the Stand + Stem series as echoes of trees and flowers. We spoke with him to find out a little more about his process and what…

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History Articulated - The Reed

One of our most popular fixtures is the Reed, and you can see why at a glance. Manufactured in Portland, Oregon in your choice of finish, its articulating arm gets the light you need right where you need it. While we’ve offered "swing-arm" fixtures for some time now, such…

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