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The Beautiful PNW-Inspired Ceramic Ware Your Kitchen Needs This Fall

Designer Brian Paquette worked with local ceramicist Natasha Alphonse on this new line for the kitchen

This article appears in print in the September 2018 issue. Click here to subscribe. There’s a lot to love in Seattle-based interior designer Brian Paquette’s contemporary new Capitol Hill shop, Brian Paquette Interiors, from neutral fabrics to decorative pieces, textiles to tabletops. Much of what the talented designer stocks comes from local artists and fellow designers, but we’re…

Austin Iverson

A New Eco-Chic Home Decor Boutique Plants Its Roots on the Eastside

Furniture and decor shop Tree opened in Bellevue in April

On Display: Tree’s eco-chic look epitomized: Scandinavian-inspired clean lines, one-of-a-kind pieces and warm ambiance

Danielle Hayden

Check Out These Bright New Textiles for Gray Seattle

Pulp Design Studios in Queen Anne is partnering with renowned fabric company S. Harris on their first textile collection

This article appears in print in the September 2018 issue. Click here to subscribe. Pulp Design Studios’ principal interior designers, Beth Dotolo and Carolina V. Gentry, love color. They also understand the stereotypical Pacific Northwest aversion to it. Textiles, they say, are perhaps the easiest—and least committal—way to incorporate new colors and patterns into Northwest home decor.  To…

Chelsea Lin

The Ultimate Backyard Accessory? A Sauna

What makes a house a home? For one Seattle couple, the answer seems to be a personal touch, and a little heat

This article appears in print in the July 2018 issue. Click here to subscribe. A dedicated space at home for artistic endeavors is common enough in a creative city like Seattle, but a matching sauna? It was an obvious pairing for painter Natasha (who asked that we not use her last name) who was in need of a…

Callie Little

This Modern Outdoor Table Also Stores Your Drinks

A modern outdoor table gets its signature finish from an ancient element

This article appears in print in the July 2018 issue. Click here to subscribe. Susan Mills, owner of Susan Mills Showroom (Seattle Design Center, SoDo, 5701 Sixth Ave. S, Suite 200; 206.682.6388 ), believes outdoor furniture to be as important as what you find indoors, and options beyond the standard teak and powder-coated stainless steel to be as…

Chelsea Lin

The Seattle Company Making the Prefab Homes of the Future

Node's homes go beyond carbon neutral

Rendering by Node

Chelsea Lin

Clean and Serene, This Point Roberts Home Is One Light House

A Point Roberts family home emphasizes fresh air and natural light

Facing south towards the Strait of Georgia and the San Juan Islands, the Point Roberts home of Sonya and David Liu is laid out around a long, L-shaped plan to best angle major spaces, like the large trellised terrace, towards the southern sun

Maria Dolan

Create a Cozy Outdoor Space with a Backyard Fire Pit

Toasty warm gathering spots can be as simple—and affordable—as a run to Target.

As an author who writes books about science and nature, West Seattleite Lyanda Haupt relies on sharp binoculars, a clean hand lens and a pair of sturdy walking shoes. A less likely tool? Her backyard fire pit. “I love it!” she says. “It brings me outside when I wouldn’t otherwise be there.” In the evening,…

Seattle Mag

The Ultimate Water Saver

Giant rain barrels and Washington's first legal grey water system set this Jackson Place home at a h

The 1,750-square-foot house architect Robert Humble designed for himself and his wife is entirely nontraditional for Seattle. It’s modern, flat-roofed and boxy, and was prefabricated off-site and delivered by truck in sections to the skinny, empty lot owned by Humble and his wife, Nicole. But that doesn’t mean the owner hasn’t tried to integrate it…

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