Pearl District Condo Renovation June 12 2015
Photography by Nick Grier
Setting: Two Bedroom Twelfth Floor Condominium in NW Portland’s Pearl District
Designer's Challenge: Transform a builder-appointed, non-descript space and delineate awkward areas with style and function. Perform a sizeable renovation while remaining conservative toward budget on a tight timeline. Design around existing hardwoods, carpet, and cabinetry to address budget concerns. Scope of project includes renovation of kitchen countertops and walls, select new appliances, fixtures, and lighting. Update electrical and lighting throughout all areas. Client was starting fresh with a newly purchased property and no furniture, so furniture for 2 bedrooms, living, dining, and accessories for all spaces needed to be addressed. The cllient works from home and needs meeting space for clients as well as personal work space.
Portland Pearl District Penthouse March 25 2015
The Setting: Two-story corner penthouse in the Pearl District with high ceilings and sweeping 270 degree views.
The Designer’s Challenge: To create grand yet comfortable and intimate spaces for family and friends to gather.
The Solution: Fine fabrics and leathers were used in large scale yet very comfortable furniture to provide multiple and varied seating options for conversation, dining and watching the view.
Portland Waterfront Condo March 24 2015
The Setting: Luxury condominium in downtown Portland on the Willamette River with views of the Marquam Bridge, the new pedestrian bridge, Tillicum Crossing, to the South and all the Portland bridges to the North.
The Designer's Challenge: So much glass...achieved optimal comfort and privacy while keeping the view.
The Solution: Invisible blinds, low profile, warm colored comfortable seating includes swivel chairs to turn toward multiple focal points--the exterior views, audio/video entertainment, fireplace, grand piano and the chef's kitchen.
West Linn, Oregon Country Estate March 23 2015
The Setting: New construction estate with Pacific Coastal Range view.
The Designer’s Challenge: High ceilings and large open spaces, massive floor to ceiling fireplace.
The Solution: Create functional spaces within a large open area with distinct yet flexible seating using large scale furnishings, swivel chairs and coordinated fabrics and leathers.