Portland Oregon Interior Designer, Redesign and Home Staging professional, Pangaea, shares tips on preparing a home for sale, interior design ideas for lofts & contemporary architecture, and home improvement projects.
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If you've been checking out my posts, you know I am passionate about lofts and open urban spaces. Lofts always look so BIG when you see them empty. Yet, most of the lofts being built or converted from former industrial spaces have almost no built-in storage at all. In an open plan home, you may h...
I was meeting with my window coverings vendor at a client's loft in Portland's Pearl District. We were measuring for shades to cover the floor to ceiling area of glass sliding doors with transom windows above them. I told him that my client wanted shades for the doors, but that so far I had been ...
This morning I read a post in Home and Garden Interior Design about the bill in Maryland to require Interior Designers to be licensed. Currently in Oregon, where I have my business, we are not required to be licensed, but similar plans are afoot here. This is one subject that really gets me upset...
Oh we love space! Air above our heads! A roof that requires clearance from the FAA! Okay, maybe I'm exaggerating a bit ... just a bit. But it does feel good to see those soaring heights ... right up until you have to decorate or stage the place. Then what on earth do you put in a place that has 1...
Lofts, lofts LOFTS! If you know me, you know I love those wonderful urban spaces, with their feeling of spaciousness and unique architectural interest. They have become popular with people who are looking for creative, open, multi purpose spaces. However, they do have their special challenges, an...