Latest at Hip

Calligaris Stands for Quality and Creativity in their New Company Video

“The ‘art of making’ is knowledge. Always striving for perfection and improvement” – Alessandro Calligaris Starting out with one single chair in 1923, Calligaris now has a furniture catalog of more then 800...

Aug 04, 2018 - Interesting

You Decide: How Many Dining Chairs you should buy, and why.

Deciding how many dining chairs to purchase can be a really frustrating situation, because there are so many ways to spin it. Go Big? Go Basic? and how do you store the extras? For Example: Let’s say you have 4 pe...

Aug 02, 2018 - inspiration / Interesting

Gus Upholstery Sale! 20% off through August 19

Hurry in to save on all Gus* Modern Sofas, Sectionals, Accent Chairs, Ottomans, and Beds! There won’t be a larger discount on Gus* until next year so now is the time to order. Questions? Ready to Order? Email or Ca...

Jul 19, 2018 - events / Interesting

Closed July 4

In honor of Independence day, Hip will be closed Wednesday, July 4 Thank you and Happy Holiday!...

Jul 02, 2018 - news

Natuzzi Summer Deadline: June 21

The Italians sure know how to live; great wine, great shoes, and a month long vacation, every August. While this is great for them (and boy do we wish this was practiced in the US too) it means that the lead time all Na...

Jun 04, 2018 - Interesting

Portland is Heating Up: Are You Ready?

As the temperatures rise in Portland we have outdoor entertaining on our mind. So what makes a great party? Good Friends Good Food Great Furniture Cane Line is the newest brand at Hip and it’s just in time for summ...

May 14, 2018 - furniture

How One Sofa Reminded Hip why Natuzzi is Still on Top

Every once in a while, a sofa will grace our floor that causes the entire staff to stop and stare. Considering the vast number of sofas that cross our path, it takes something really special to wow the team all at once. ...

May 07, 2018 - furniture

How Hip Furnished The Moda Center

In 2014 the Moda Center began a $16 Million renovation and came back with a vengeance. When the task arose of selecting furniture for this swanky new center, where do you think they turned? (are you guessing?) They turne...

Apr 23, 2018 - furniture

Going the Extra Mile: Hip Delivery Adventure #1587

Last week, our delivery team did one of the most unique deliveries to date, when they delivered …..to a barge. After driving a few miles North on the Columbia River Hwy, our team found themselves loading a barge i...

Apr 09, 2018 - Interesting

Your Nursery, The Hip Way

Pregnancies always seem to come in waves, and we sure are riding one at Hip! Some women are walking in, about to pop, while others simply beam as they ask us, “Do you have any rockers?” Although we don’...

Apr 02, 2018 - Interesting

New at Hip: Outdoor Furniture by Cane-Line

Cane-line is a Danish design company with 30 years of experience in designing and manufacturing functional and comfortable furniture. Life made comfortable is the very essence of Cane-line. All over the world their missi...

Mar 23, 2018 - furniture / Interesting

Is the Midcentury Conversation Pit Ready for a Revival?

Midcentury design has established itself as the quintessential essence of modern interiors. But Eames chairs and Nelson benches aren’t the only icons being revived in living spaces. A fascination with midcentury design...

Mar 16, 2018 - culture / inspiration / Interesting

Sage Advice on Color, Texture, Material and Picking the Right Upholstery for your Furniture

We’ve heard the same old story time and time again. You’ve finally decided on the perfect furniture for your living space. A sectional and loveseat for the living room, a sturdy reading chair for the corner of your b...

Mar 02, 2018 - furniture / inspiration / Interesting

A Carefully Chosen Love Seat May Be Just What Your Living Space Needs

Somewhere on the spectrum between sofa and chair lies a nice little piece of furniture known as the love seat. In honor of St. Valentines day, we thought we’d give this romantically christened furnishing some love. Per...

Feb 14, 2018 - furniture / inspiration

Blending Modern Design With the Ancient Art of Feng Shui

Think that designing your living space using an ancient Chinese custom is a little too mystifying for you? You might want to reevaluate your space after learning more about the principles of Feng Shui. It’s been said t...

Feb 01, 2018 - culture / furniture / inspiration / Interesting

New Year’s Living Space Resolutions? We Can Help!

You may have read somewhere that only 8 percent of New Year’s resolutions are fulfilled. We can only cheer you on from the sidelines when it comes to your diet and exercise goals, but if your resolution falls into ...

Jan 16, 2018 - furniture / inspiration / Interesting

Perfecting the Balance Of Natural and Ambient Lighting

It’s interesting how lighting has the ability to set the mood for any situation. This holiday season, if you’ve experienced the annual Pioneer Square tree lighting, ZooLights, or the luminescent blocks of Peacock Lan...

Dec 31, 2017 - furniture / inspiration / Interesting

Calligaris Wins 2017 Good Design Award

One of the newest models from Calligaris, St Tropez, has received a coveted Good Design Award for furniture in 2017. St Tropez offers a highly unique shell with quilted back, and is available in a variety of colors and b...

Dec 30, 2017 - Interesting

Happy Holidays and Thank You. Love, Hip

As 2017 nears its final adieu, we want to give thanks for another beautiful year in Portland. We plainly could not have had 2017 without you and we hope you all know that you are much more than “just” clients to us. ...

Dec 22, 2017 - culture / Interesting

The Decline & Fall of the La-Z-Boy Recliner

With a little help from the walkie-talkie toting kids of the Netflix series Stranger Things, 80’s nostalgia has recently struck a chord with our culture. The 80’s were a time of bold fashion statements, earth-shatter...

Dec 17, 2017 - furniture / inspiration / Interesting

Portland, and Housing of the (not so distant) Future

If you’ve been in Portland over the last 5 years, then you have literally felt the thickening of our metro area. People moving in, prices going up, inevitably changing our demographic. And it’s not just her...

Dec 14, 2017 - Interesting

A Change in Office Lifestyle Deserves a Change in Workspace Design

If you haven’t noticed already, we put a lot of emphasis on your living space. And why shouldn’t we? Your home should provide you with inspiration and comfort at any moments notice. But what about your workspace? Whi...

Dec 01, 2017 - culture / furniture / inspiration / Interesting

Northwest Design and Wood Textures: A Love Affair

As people of the Pacific Northwest, we’re proud of our heritage. But as fans of modern design, some of us hit a roadblock when it comes to merging the two into our interior design. An Eames Chair surrounded by axes, sa...

Nov 21, 2017 - culture / furniture / inspiration / Interesting

Recliners: Yes, you can own one. No, it doesn’t have to be hideous.

For most people, the thought of purchasing a recliner elicits inner conflict that goes something like this: Well, I do want to be comfortable… but does this make me old? Am I like, super old now? What will my frien...

Nov 10, 2017 - Interesting

Elegance In The Pacific Northwest: The Modern Design of Pietro Belluschi

“We never could design a building as beautiful as the trees” A few months back we wrote a piece covering the work of John Yeon. In the tradition of celebrating these local architects and designers who helped shape th...

Nov 06, 2017 - culture / inspiration / Interesting

October 2017: What’s New at HIP!

This month we’ve been pouring over with new products! Below is a sampling of what’s new: Satine Stool by Nuevo – Also available as a chair Svevo by Natuzzi New Accessories from Moe’s – Limit...

Oct 29, 2017 - Interesting

Living with Pets (and why it’s a good thing)

Every week, without fail, a client walks in spewing, “I’m looking for a sofa BUT I have {cats/dogs}.” Acting as if, because you have furry friends, that you are destined to live on a sleeping bag in ...

Oct 06, 2017 - Interesting

What Your Record Collection Can Do For Your Living Space.

The well-balanced living space is forward thinking and yet has a touch of the past. One way to achieve this is through the iconic record turntable. This music device has survived through the compact disc and the digital ...

Sep 26, 2017 - culture / furniture / inspiration / Interesting

Limited Release: Pink Bink by BDI

For a limited time, the go-anywhere, do everything mobile media table takes on a fresh pink color in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Proceeds from each Pink Bink will benefit the cancer research efforts of...

Sep 17, 2017 - Interesting / news / promotion

Scent + Our Top 3 Recommendations

When you enter a home, what do you notice first? (ok you read the title) yes that’s right! The scent. Growing up, I remember how much I enjoyed visiting friends who lived in homes that simply radiated the scent of ...

Sep 15, 2017 - Interesting