Elevated Modern

The excellent decade-long working relationship between Ponciano Design and Axiom Luxury Homes, who teamed with Wise Owl Plans, helped this professional couple create a uniquely modern home with expansive views of the Columbia River that enhanced both the couple’s love for family and entertaining.

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Back To The Land

In order to celebrate their agricultural haven on Whidbey Island in Washington, a family with longstanding roots in the area joined MW Works and Dovetail General Contractors to craft a modern, yet timeless, retreat that syncs with the landscape.

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Graceful Harmony

A suite of refined and sophisticated architectural features and finishes allowed interior designer Geneva Ness to transform her previously bland Washington home into a cozy family nest rich with character and soul.

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Foxglove & Berries

This pretty honey-hued arrangement is summery perfection. From the striking creams of ‘Cherry Caramel’ Phlox to the defining layer of Dahlia ‘Crichton Honey’, peach is a true bouquet classic that pairs with summer’s bountiful blooms. Long-lasting and versatile, stems of Foxglove ‘Camelot Cream’ effortlessly complement stems of bronze and apricot-hued Snapdragon while stems of unripe Blackberry add a quintessential sunny weather feel!

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High Desert Escape

From out of the desert landscape comes this High Desert home, envisioned by Hacker Architects of Portland, Oregon, as an outcropping of the geologic formations from whence it came. Its Western Red Cedar exterior and floor-to-ceiling glass that echo the surroundings were constructed by Bend, Oregon’s KN Visions to withstand the oft-daily vacillating desert temperatures.

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Backyard Entertainer

A plan to repair a failing deck took these homeowners on a journey with GRO Outdoor Living and Finn Hill Masonry that not only improved their deck but also created an entire athletic playground where once there was nothing but a patch of grass.

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In The Spotlight

East Meets West

Portland designer Garrison Hullinger teams with an East Coast architect to create a colonial home with contemporary interiors in Connecticut.

 The kitchen is my favorite room in the house for entertaining, doing homework and being together,  says Jennifer, who worked with Garrison to add a more modern take to the initial drawings, including picking the statement stone, cabinet fronts, hardware, colors, cabinet style, faucets, perimeter countertops, and backsplash.
 
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