The PDX Street of Dreams is the only showcase of high end homes of its kind in the Pacific North West. The tireless organizers, builders and designers continue to to bring the great blends and aesthetic choices “Portland, Oregon Style” each year.  Portland’s style is different from Seattle’s high art vibe and Vancouver’s contemporary modern.  Portland blends farmhouse chic and contemporary freshness  with a distinct warmth.  The rolling green hills, woodsy forests and rivers could be the inspiration, but I think another factor is that  the city is rich in talent and home-grown design suppliers such as Rejuvenation Hardware,   Chown Hardware, and Ann Sacks and Pratt & Larson hand made tiles. Each of these companies, pride itself in bespoke and interesting products that help make’s Portland’s own design aesthetic distinctive.

Take a look these interior design ideas and take-a-ways from this year’s show.



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1 Glamourous glass tile with rustuc floor

2 Strong textures, wood, stone, and make a great combo

3 A brave combination of herringbone and and broad stripes make a bold statment – go ahead and try this

4 Dome tile trim, with rhomboid insert  in porcelain is the refined and yet casual  statement

5  Shampoo niche with marble bench

6 Pretty and light shower  with a marble mosaic in a vertical chain is sophisticated

File_001 (14)7  Eye catching gold hardware


This glam and happy piece in gold, black, and white coordinates the room.

Thankfully there will be another show next here to satiate the senses.  Bye for now!

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