After a few construction delays, and decades of doing business along Seattle's Western Avenue, Roche Bobois (1922 Fourth Ave.; 206.322.9744) has opened the doors to its new showroom inside

Some parents anticipating the arrival of a new babe distract themselves with tasks like finding the perfect baby name, Bruce Hanamura created a kiddie chair line.

After just a few minutes inside Plank Grain (International District, 666 S King St.; 206.659.9884), the pleasant whiff of wood hits you.