Sound House

Against all odds, including challenging site conditions, this stunning modern home in Seattle’s Magnolia neighborhood, designed by architects GO’C and built by Thomas Fragnoli Construction, surpassed owners Brandon Ebel and Sarah Jio’s imaginings.

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Shelter House

Inside and out, this beach retreat in Arch Cape, Oregon, evokes a sense of calm and belonging in the landscape, thanks to impeccable attention to detail from JHL Design.

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Loom House

Loom House is the first-ever renovated residence in the world to be awarded full Living Building Challenge (LBC) certification, a demanding sustainable program that Charlie Hellstern Interior Design, The Miller Hull Partnership, Clark Construction, and Anne James Landscape Architect worked flawlessly together to achieve its stringent demands.

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Light-Filled Haven

Colleen Knowles Interior Design leads an interior refresh on a sharply contemporary home on Mercer Island, Washington, swapping out bland finishes in favor of iconic modern furnishings, a soothing color palette, and sculptural forms, in order to create a chic personal haven for the new owners.

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Five Peaks Lookout

Three Portland outfits – Scott Edwards Architecture, iBuildPdx, and Shapiro/Didway – join up to design and build a modern wine country home in Yamhill, Oregon, which celebrates its agricultural setting, merging the interior and the exterior in ways both dramatic and detailed.

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Parrot Tulips & Berberis

Spring is peak season for Apricot Parrot Tulips. A showy favorite with feathered, multi-colored petals add depth and a grand dose of texture to any arrangement. Shown here, salmon-hued and welcoming yellow ...

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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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