Posts Tagged ‘oregon’

Cushman & Wakefield Office by GBD Architects, Portland – Oregon

November 30th, 2017

The space was designed to represent the latest thinking in workplace strategy and serve as the hub of Cushman & Wakefield’s people, culture, clients, and brand. The space reflects the firm’s position as a leader in commercial real estate, showing its commitment to embracing the best practices in the industry, which will allow the firm to attract even more of the best talent to serve its clients.

Expansion of the Portland Japanese Garden by Kengo Kuma, Portland – Oregon

October 12th, 2017

The largest of the three buildings is the Jordan Schnitzer Japanese arts learning center, which contains a gallery with year-round exhibitions, a multi-purpose classroom, a ‘cultural corner’ showcasing demonstrations and music, a gift shop, and a library that offers resources on Japanese gardening and related arts.

Serra store by OMFGCo and JHL Design, Portland – Oregon

July 6th, 2017

Serra is the Italian word for greenhouse, and this is reflected in the design of the shop’s display cases. The black-framed vitrines have pitched glass tops to display the varieties of edibles, oils and smokeable products, along with the equipment needed to use them.

The Abeyance store, Portland – Oregon

June 16th, 2017

Called the Abeyance, meaning a pause of sort and usually in a legal situation, Phillips aims to create a pause, if not a meditative moment that enables one to find new balance in the volatile realm of fashion. The retail space measures 850 sq.ft. and boasts a clean aesthetic of whitewashed walls, paired with timber planking, simple wooden furnishings and steel clothing racks.

Anura Vineyards by Inhouse Brand Architects, Stellenbosch – South Africa

May 18th, 2016

As found in the primary event area, oregon pine makes an almost exclusive reappearance. Alongside metal hoop lights and a bar of salvaged wine barrels, cooper’s bar is equal parts chic and rustic.

WM GOODS store, Portland – Oregon

January 26th, 2016

Timber undeniably is a prominent element here, captured by sturdy beams, flooring, ceiling, and specific furnishings. Adding a dose of personality to the setting is the painted ombré indigo wall, a custom-made orb light fixture, and a latticed wood wall.

Umpqua Bank Flagship by Ditröen, Portland – Oregon

November 13th, 2015



Ditröen creates storied spaces and site-specific installations.

Cloche Beauty Boutique by Vizwerks, Portland – Oregon

September 22nd, 2015

The Italian ceramic floor and brass fixtures evoke old world palaces, while the warm gray and white shelving and displays allow the product to stand out.

Space Age Fuel Store by King Retail Solutions, Hermiston – Oregon

August 20th, 2015



Space Age Fuel operates 20 convenience store locations in the Pacific Northwest.

EDITORIAL OFFICES! Joint Editorial by Vallaster Corl Architects & JHID, Portland – Oregon

January 21st, 2015

The space in the center he left open and devoted to the public “great room” which serves as a kitchen, living room, and dining room. Despite the necessary divisions the space maintains a feeling of openness and light.

Aesop store by John Randolph, Portland – Oregon

September 30th, 2014

The product display wall references both the natural axis of Burnside and the sawtooth pitch of the logger’s steel saw blade. Another eye-catcher is a revamped antique iron sink in the back of the store.

Aesop store by John Randolph, Portland – Oregon

September 22nd, 2014

The repetitive use of hemp fibre is a nod to the city’s historic shipping and logging industries. The material was once used to manufacture tents that housed the many loggers and fishermen. Walls are covered in quilted maritime canvas and paired with canvas-clad shelving and flooring to offer a unique sensory respite.

Green Zebra micro-format fresh-grocer by King Retail Solutions, Portland – Oregon

December 20th, 2013

In designing the space, KRS repurposed original materials from the gutted building, including exterior brick brought inside and exposed clerestory along with douglas fir planks in the previously covered ceiling.

Danner Lifestyle Concept Store, Portland – Oregon

December 13th, 2013

From a 10-foot living wall displaying native Oregon plants, a permanent mural wall portraying an iconic Oregon outdoor scene, to a dressing room that pays homage to the beauties of a handcrafted wooden teardrop trailer, the design of our new shop will do nothing but make shoppers want to head to the mountains, the coast, the desert or wherever they feel alive in nature.

Panic Software offices by Holst Architecture, Portland – Oregon

December 8th, 2013

Holst converted a dark, warehouse into a bright studio, providing an intimate and creative workplace for Panics employees, while remaining flexible to allow company growth. The building renovation included three large skylights, a new steel stair, and the addition of 150-square-foot roof deck requiring structural improvements, as well as a number of other spaces including a library, conference room, kitchen and family room.

Wildfang flagship store, Portland – Oregon

September 9th, 2013

The space was brought to life thanks to the design and craft of a handful of local artisans. Each fixture and element was designed and produced bespoke for Wildfang, from the plymonds invented and crafted by Spencer Staley at the Good Mod, to the rails and chairs by furniture designer Eric Trine, to the 250 sq ft carving wall build by Flying Hammer and hand carved by artist Mark Searcy.

FINE Design Group office by Boora Architects, Portland – Oregon

May 5th, 2013

This new work environment for FINE Design Group embodies the creative agency’s energy and collaborative nature. To create the new space, Boora Architects capitalized on the exposed steel structure, concrete floors, and abundance of natural light of a 5,475-square foot raw shell space.

12th and Alder office by GBD Architects, Portland – Oregon

February 3rd, 2013

On this quarter-block site GBD designed a 6,000 sq. foot glass- and aluminum-skinned structure on top of the original 20,000 sq. foot, two-story building from 1920.

IDL office, Portland – Oregon

January 27th, 2013

Then came the fun part- creating a contemporary space that would both reflect our philosophy and function just as well. One of our maxims at IDL is based on the ethic of collaboration, and thus all workspaces were created to encourage this type of communication and transparency, which meant open spaces and no office doors.