How To Evolve Your Home

There's something special about honoring the architectural time period of your home while advancing its style with modern accents. Whether it's a Craftsman, Victorian, or Tudor, finding ways to preserve historical charm is often the most appealing part of choosing an older home. Details like crown molding, original hardwood floors, »

5 Questions: Easy Updates from Our Decor Expert

As the In-Home Design Specialist for our flagship store in Portland, Oregon, we asked Darren Campbell to share his top tips for updating your space. Whether it's a simple hardware change or a new set of accent pillows, creating a fresh look only takes a few minutes. See Darren's design »

Why Benchmade Furniture?

Furniture, like our lighting, hardware, and home goods, should be built to last. So while we’ve been expanding our furniture offerings every season, it’s imperative that quality is always top-of-mind. We source American benchmade furniture crafted with the finest materials and collaborate with amazing artisans to bring you »

Customizable Portland-Made Ceramic Pendants

Pigeon Toe, owned by ceramicist and artist Lisa Jones, is up in the heart of North Portland, Oregon. Jones works to create modern heirlooms in categories from tableware to lighting. We were lucky enough to partner with her to create the Hazel collection of customizable ceramic pendants. After working together »

Project Spotlight: WeWork

The folks over at WeWork are busy. The global co-working network is designing stunning shared office spaces inside the world’s most iconic buildings at an impressive rate from Berkeley to Berlin. And we’re along for the ride. Serving over 60K members worldwide, each WeWork space is built for »

A Brief History of Bentwood Furniture

While bentwood furniture seems sleek and modern, its origins are decidedly 19th century. We offer a wide ranging collection of new and antique bentwood seating, dating from the 1870s to today. All of our bentwood furniture comes right from the source, with roots in the centuries-old tradition of steam-bent, laminated »

A new angle on lighting

Timeless classics, Anglepoise task lamps add an industrial feel with a modern bent to any space. Designed in 1935 by automotive engineer George Carwardine, these lamps can be easily posed in any position and won’t topple over. They’re versatile, flexible, and have stably withstood the test of time. »

Lighting Your Office

When planning lighting for your work space, keep two things in mind: general lighting and task lighting. General lighting is accomplished by windows—if you're lucky—and overhead fixtures. The job of these sources is to fill the space with light. Something simple and bright can do the job, but »

Rejuvenation Vintage Spotlight: Turkish Anatolian Rugs

Our collection of antique Turkish Anatolian rugs is a culmination of heart and soul, sweat and tears. Handpicked and salvaged by our team while on location in Turkey, each one-of-a-kind piece has traversed time and the globe to find its way to our shop. Much more than ordinary floor coverings, »

Portland-Crafted Desks by Reed LaPlant

Reed LaPlant produces heirloom-quality furniture from his small shop just across town from us in Northeast Portland. We collaborated with him to create stylistically structured pieces for the home office, or any other shared space needing a handmade touch. From expertly crafted work tables to credenzas inspired by the Bauhaus »

Mourne Irish Tweed: Mid-Century, Modern

Since 1954, Mourne has hand-woven updated takes on traditional Irish textiles. Our collection features Irish tweed pillows and throws. Mourne Textiles took Ireland by storm in the 1960s, when a Norwegian fabric designer, Gerd Hay-Edie, took a fresh look at traditional Irish weaving techniques. Mourne’s Mended Tweed became the »