Quick! What’s an ADU?

Portland ADU

Portland is experiencing a renaissance of sorts. A renaissance of SMALL. It’s the dawning age of the ADU. Because big isn’t always more beautiful, personal, functional, or desirable. And big has a cost that is more than monetary. Big can own you. Maybe its time to rethink big. You’ve seen Dwell Magazine, right? There’s a time for big, […]

Portland Style: Fresh Outdoor Trends 2014

Portland Style: Outdoor Trends 2014

In the Portland, Oregon, we enjoy at least six months of balmy weather each year, which is an excellent reason to invest in an outdoor space that takes full advantage of the temperate climate. A garden is nice, sure, but what about a space that lures you outdoors even at night–maybe especially at night. Image quiet conversations around your […]

The Do’s & Don’ts of Picking a New House Color

The Do’s & Don’ts of Picking a New House Color

We’ve been thinking a lot about curb appeal lately, especially as we see so many homes that would be dramatically improved with the right exterior paint colors. If you are planning on selling your home anytime soon, it’s one of the best investments you can make. Choosing a new house color and a trim color with the […]