Here in San Francisco, there are quite a few things we hold near and dear to our heart, but art and activism surely top the list for most.

Trust San Francisco to make shopping local even easier.

The founders have formed Blu Dot into a cult favorite among playful minimalists.

Add Sacramento Street to your list of San Francisco design destinations if you haven't already.

San Francisco’s biggest festival in architecture and design kicked off this month and the American Institute of Architects is hosting scores of events to celebrate – from home tours to workshops to lectures.

The children's room designed by Síol Studios at this year's Decorator Showcase was perfection.

Not many of us can afford a top-notch team of designers to give our home a decorative overhaul.

The amount of local design talent throughout California is truly vast, but opportunities to see these artists and their work up close and in person–as opposed to over the interwebs–are far harder to come by.

Want to instantly up your home's appraisal value by, oh, say half a million? If you live in San Francisco, you can start by crossing your fingers that famed London graffiti artist Banksy is eyeing your exterior walls to use as his canvas at this very moment.

In this town, there's a new bar or restaurant opening every week. And just as often, I'm left wondering who designed the space, guessing at their inspiration, and wishing I could pick the designer's brain.