Jennifer Baum Lagdameo is a freelance design writer who has lived in Washington DC, Brooklyn, Tokyo and Manila. She is currently exploring the Pacific Northwest from her home base in Portland, OR. Follow her on Instagram @jenniferlagdameo

Led by the Local Architecture Community, Portland Builds Tiny Houses For the Houseless
In the fall of 2015, the city of Portland, Oregon, declared a state of emergency on housing due to the high number of homeless...
8 Unique Vacation Rentals Around the World
Every traveler is different—some want the comforts that come with staying in a conventional hotel, while others crave adventure...
Art and Design Come Together in These 10 Examples of Inspirational Wall Murals
Lately, we've been noticing intricate murals turning up in projects everywhere, from the walls of dashing new hotels and...
Set on 40 Enchanting Acres in Ojai, This Award-Winning Green Residence Is on the Market For $2.2M
Designed by David Ferrin of Arketype Architects and built by Allen and Associates, the Swift-Bogenberger residence offers an...
The L.A. Prefab Company That’s Aiming to Make Good Design Available to Everyone
Specializing in customized modular units for residential backyard use, the Los Angeles-based startup Cover is out to transform...
6 Home Wet Bars That Will Inspire You to Up Your Entertaining Game
A home wet bar can be much more than just a place to make drinks with access to running water.