Husband-and-wife team James and Kricken Yaker have been designing, building, and furnishing homes since 2006. They developed their design-build-live philosophy after years spent living in NYC, LA, and Italy, blending open-plan urban living with function, comfort, and luxury. Clean lines and open, light-filled spaces accented with punches of color are their trademark. Based in Portland, OR’s historic Pearl District, their firm, Vanillawood, is a full-service design/build and interior-design firm with a brick-and-mortar and online store.
Exotic handwoven Moroccan pom pom blanket made from
ivory handspun wool and hot pink stripe finished with pom-poms sewn along two sides of the blanket. Slightly coarse in texture, the blanket softens with dry cleaning. Fits up to a king ...
Nguba or Irari blanket. Made out of strips
in bright colors including blue, red, pink, green, mauve, black, yellow, orange. From a collection of African-made beads and beadwork displayed at the South Dakota Art Museum in 2011.
Designers Guild pink and cream striped lambswool throw.
Ellen Rakieten is president of Ellen Rakieten Entertainment; her new TV series, Hideous Houses, airs on A&E. Anne Coyle is an acclaimed interior designer. Best friends and neighbors for years, they share ...