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.
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 ...
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 ...