Daniel House
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Downtown Apartment

 
 Brightly colored living room in Portland Oregon apartment. Color in small spaces. Portland interior design. Daniel House.

Downtown Apartment

 Work table as furniture. Portland apartment design. Color in interior design. Daniel House.
 Bright living room. Ratan couch with Hawaiian upholstery. Outlined walls. Traditional interior design. 

What most excited me about my new surroundings after I made the move from Manhattan to Portland was the sheer volume of plant life I saw everywhere I looked. I wanted to draw the abundant gardens into my living room, so I picked a mix of bright colors and filled the space with stick-like furnishings. I complemented these with metal pieces like one might find in an indoor/outdoor potting space. The artwork is all my own, and all  mounted on cork board, so I can pin up sketches as ideas come. I keep it in front of my drafting board, so when I get frustrated with a given project, I can look up and remember I am capable of creating good work. The bedroom, trimmed in Cherokee Red, is quieter.  It's the place where I keep my prized possessions: my grandfather's Stetson fedora, a model ship that used to rest on the mantel of my father's cabin, a football I won in the first grade, autographed by the former Green Bay Packer, Reggie White, and a quilt my mother made me out of my father's dress shirts after he passed away. These things have lived with me wherever I have lived. Finally, I like deep, enticing colors in the kitchen, so I painted this space a bone black, and built a peg board wall, rimmed with a line of olive green, to increase the small room's storage capacity. 

Featured in the Fall 2017 issue of Oregon Home Magazine 

 Tribal patterned rug. Comfortable bedroom. Classic design. Portland Apartment. Daniel House.
 Cozy bedroom with masculine tones. 1940's wooden ship. Striped blanket. Daniel House.
 Man's bedroom. Warm tones bedding. Traditional design. Daniel House.
 Portland Oregon condo design. Classic American interior. Warm interior design. Daniel House.
 Classic Home office. Rotary dial phone. Mustard 1940's lamp. traditional design. Daniel House.
 Art supplies as decoration. Living room work table. Classic design. 1940's apartment. Daniel House.
 Clever storage. Kitchen wall storage. Black peg board with green frame. Kitchen design. Daniel House