Welcome to a house tour where contemporary design is subtly mixed with lovely traditional features. Completed in 2011 by Skylab Architecture in Portland, near the confluence of the Willamette and Columbia rivers, this place is an oasis of healthy living. Arboretum Residence displays neutral colors throughout, adding to its minimalist look without interfering with the cozy atmosphere.

The interior design is characterized by minimalism and a strong relationship with the neighboring landscape: “With a toned-down background, shapes and textures take the spotlight. Natural textiles such as linen and jute provide a welcome contrast to the simple geometric lines that make up a contemporary space. Architectural elements aim to connect the indoor and outdoor. Expansive windows, open floor plans, and lots of natural light are key characteristics of contemporary home design”. Enjoy the photos and feel free to share the inspiring home ideas you discover!