Schoolhouse Electric & Supply Co.
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  • The 1960s IBM Standard Issue Clock is a good reminder that some clocks do more than just keep time.“I’d always loved the old electrical clocks and the ‘60s version of this IBM clock just kind of held a special place for me. There’s just something about how these materials were put together. It reminds us of something, maybe from when we were a child or in school or at the office.” says Brian Fahe...

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  • Making a space feel strikingly beautiful and authentically livable is no small task. But with experience in high-level architecture as well as interior design, Brady Tolbert has developed the tools—and the eye—to pull it off with seemingly effortless ease. During college, he landed an enviable gig interning with the legendary Frank Gehry. After a stint at a luxury design studio in L.A., Brady joi...

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  • Surface mount light fixtures make up some of our most essential offerings here at Schoolhouse. Whether brightening up a breakfast nook or illuminating a lengthy corridor, surface mount lights are versatile, elegant, and easy to install. One thing we’ve noticed is that the terms used to describe surface mount fixtures aren’t always broadly understood. Because lighting jargon can be a little tricky ...

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  • Ever so slightly off the beaten path in Portland’s Northwest quadrant, you’ll find Schoolhouse. Stroll inside for a cup of coffee from Ristretto Roasters, our in-house caffeine purveyors, and prepare for a hearty dose of interior inspiration. Every couple months, we like to share a fresh inside glimpse of our Portland Flagship store. Our ever-evolving creative outlet, no place feels more Schoolhou...

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  • The centuries-old craft of macramé has seen a stylish renaissance in the past decade thanks in part to artisans such a Emily Katz, a Portland-based multi-hyphen who works as an artist, interior designer and stylist among others. Recently she’s spent time traveling the world teaching macramé workshops and classes with her trademark modern bohemian design approach. Back home again, she’s about to e...

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  • After a long haul spent in the laidback land of surfing and sunshine, interior designer Raili Clasen brings that same feel of fun and warmth to every space she styles. With a penchant for whimsically fresh interiors, everything Clasen creates is bursting with brightness and soul befitting her California spirit. We took a moment out of our own daily grind to find out her go-to Schoolhouse picks, to...

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  • We've been on a bit of plant kick recently. It started with our home tour of Branch Abode and her incredible jungle of indoor plants. Soon after we asked The Sill, our NYC store neighbors and indoor plant experts for their best-kept secrets for happy plant care. To cap it off, we thought we would share a few of our very own houseplant favorites with you. Below is a quick guide to our top five (eas...

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  • A versatile workhorse for any room, our line of industrial-strength welded steel Utility Stools have an impressive range of uses. Each one is fabricated in a family-owned shop on the west coast and painted inside our Portland, Oregon factory. Available in three heights, multiple finishes and with backed or no-back options, they provide so much more than simple seating. We love them flanked as mode...

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  • In search of the perfect city to share their unique style of ramen with, Toyko-based Afuri – one of Japan’s most prominent ramen restaurants – found their home away from home in the Pacific Northwest. It was Portland, to be exact, that offered a single key ingredient that no one else could: Pure soft water from a clean source. As luck would have it the distinct geography of Portland’s Mt. Hood pr...

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  • Whether you're feeling refreshed from the long holiday weekend or completely exhausted from an abundance of food, family and festivities, we have something up our sleeve to start your week off bright. In lieu of holiday sale madness, we're doing five days of giveaways instead! Each day this week, we'll announce a new giveaway on our instagram and throughout the week we'll also be partnering with ...

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  • Ceramist and Brisbane-based artist Nicolette Johnson takes a modernist approach to an ancient craft. While her background was originally rooted in photography and social documentary, she began studying ceramics and felt an instant connection to the handcrafted tradition of functional sculptural art. An exciting addition to Schoolhouse Art Studio series, Nicolette makes every piece by hand inside h...

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  • "I dwell in possibility." Those famous words written by American poet Emily Dickinson feel especially apt while wandering inside our Portland flagship store on a blustry fall afternoon. With each new season our showroom gets a fresh look and feel and this one is no different. Inspired by nature's steady reinventions, our latest collection is rooted in bringing the feel of the outside in. With cozy...

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  • It's simple really: Plants make people happy. So says The Sill, the houseplant delivery shop that prides itself on helping people find their perfect plant pals, no green thumb required. By following a few simple care instructions, they firmly believe that anyone can keep themselves surrounded by healthy, happy plants long-term. Beyond their beauty and design appeal, houseplants provide us an abund...

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Schoolhouse Electric & Supply Co.
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  • We’re making it official. Our new Registry program is here and we’re excited to introduce you to a special member of Team Schoolhouse. Meet Dayna Salomon, our Registry Specialist and all-around customer care extraordinaire. Not only is she an expert on our heirloom-worthy collection of home décor, Dayna just so happens to be newlywed herself. In fact, both her and her husband Andy work here at Sch...

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  • A place to gather, engage, and create – that was the vision behind Chrome Yellow Trading Co., a dry goods + coffee shop in Atlanta’s Old Fourth Ward inspired by the Aldous Huxley novel of a similar name. The intention of this space is just that: to be intentional. Every detail, from the Schoolhouse lighting to the daily playlist and simplified menu, was thoughtfully chosen to create an atmospher...

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  • Embodying the raw beauty of early 19th century industrial lighting, the Schoolhouse Ion is a timeless nod to Thomas Edison’s greatest invention. Inspired by the original design Edison used to test the first light bulb, our Ion collection personifies signature Schoolhouse style, long reigning as our most classic and versatile tabletop lamp. Carefully constructed with mix of materials, each one is ...

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  • Thoughtful and focused, San Francisco-based interior designer Gina Gutierrez makes her own luck and turned her passion for interiors into a successful namesake design studio tackling commercial and residential builds of all scopes. Since starting Gina Rachelle Design in 2012 inside the modest confines of her 650 square foot apartment, Rachelle has continued to soar higher every year, winning clien...

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  • A stalwart of our collection for years now, the oxford Diamond Ticking Quilt has more than earned the title of Schoolhouse Icon. Inspired by classic utility fabric – similar to mattress ticking or an engineer’s uniform – its industrial appearance was designed to easily layer with a variety of bedding styles. Made in Portugal, the quilt's vibrant color and heirloom appearance comes from rich yarn-...

Schoolhouse Electric & Supply Co.
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  • Mind your time and stay inspired with these design-forward, functional pieces of wall art. Our calendar collection runs the gamut from extra large to perfectly desk-sized and always puts quality first. As a thoughtful marker of time, calendars are an important daily tool. Especially in this digital age, there's just something special about the ritual of starting the new year off with a fresh calen...

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  • Those in search of some old-fashioned R&R need look no farther than Dechutes National Forest in Central Oregon. Nestled in the mountains and out of cell range, you'll find the newly-renovated Suttle Lodge - a year-round resort and rustic getaway that serves up local coffee, fancy cocktails and delectable food in a stylish, vintage camp setting. The 15 arce property, complete with lakeside and camp...

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Schoolhouse Electric & Supply Co.
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  • Whether you dive in headfirst, do a slow and steady buildup, or avoid it completely, holiday decorating is a deeply personal undertaking. Rooted in family traditions (both the adherence to + breaking of), the way we celebrate this season is as unique and telling as any personality test. All year long it warms our hearts to see Schoolhouse inside your homes, and call us sentimental, but this time ...

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  • Our festive giveaway-filled week has come to its inevitable close and it’s ending on a high note with a stash of Schoolhouse holiday favorites to deck the halls and trim your tree. To help you celebrate the season, we’re giving away our Buffalo Check Tree Skirt made from sturdy wool and sewn in-house, two of our favorite stockings (also hand-sewn by Schoolhouse), our classic ‘Choose Joy’ Banner, o...

Schoolhouse Electric & Supply Co.
Schoolhouse Electric & Supply Co.
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  • It’s the time of year and that day of the week where a quality post-work beverage sounds just right. It’s already day 4 of our 5 Days of Giveaways and we’re heeding the call of cocktail hour. To serve up something that hits just the right spot, we teamed up with head bartender Jeffrey Morgenthaler of Portland’s stylish watering holes Clyde Common & Pepe Le Moko next to the Ace Hotel. A champion of...

Schoolhouse Electric & Supply Co.
Schoolhouse Electric & Supply Co.
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  • We're reached the halfway point of our week of giveaways and the coziness continues with a relaxing giveaway in partnership with Smith Teamaker, Portland's legendary tea savants. As true devotees and connoisseurs of every facet of tea growing, making and consumption, they've elevated the simple act of drinking tea into an art form. Recently they released a speciality blend that captures the spiri...

Schoolhouse Electric & Supply Co.
Schoolhouse Electric & Supply Co.
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  • For our 2nd day of giveaways, we partnered up with the lovely Michelle Lopez from Hummingbird High for a sweet and special two-for-one treat! Having recently moved back to Portland and in the midst of a big home renovation, Michelle found the time to whip up the perfect (and easy-to-make) holiday cookie recipe using our new Winter Baking Set. Simple and scrumptious, her snickerdoodle roll-out suga...

Schoolhouse Electric & Supply Co.
Schoolhouse Electric & Supply Co.
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  • If you follow us on Instagram or have popped by our #schoolhouseliving inspiration gallery you have probably spied a glimpse or two of the sweet home of Katie and Tyler Branch, otherwise known as Branch Abode. Both photographers by trade with a young brood of their own, we’ve found ourselves quite enamored with the dreamy scenes and snapshots they share of their sunny, Schoolhouse-filled home. Lo...

Schoolhouse Electric & Supply Co.
Schoolhouse Electric & Supply Co.
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  • Any occasion worth celebrating is worth celebrating well and for our Schoolhouse Registry launch, we were more than up for the task thank you very much. Even though we were hit with some rare (but not entirely unwelcome) snowfall, everyone still made it out for a relaxed and festive evening filled with bubbly, gorgeous florals and beautiful surroundings all around. Cheers to all who attended and t...

Schoolhouse Electric & Supply Co.
Schoolhouse Electric & Supply Co.
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  • We’re making it official. Our new Registry program is here and we’re excited to introduce you to a special member of Team Schoolhouse. Meet Dayna Salomon, our Registry Specialist and all-around customer care extraordinaire. Not only is she an expert on our heirloom-worthy collection of home décor, Dayna just so happens to be newlywed herself. In fact, both her and her husband Andy work here at Sch...

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