2018 Design Award Winner for Showcase Design: Martin Kobus

Martin Kobus describes the room he completed for the 2017 San Francisco Decorator Showcase as a space that tells a “layered tale.” Given that the designer tapped into his own heritage for inspiration, the project he calls Bibliotheek (library) is also a uniquely personal statement.The Netherlands na  Else>>>

San Francisco's Bayview District Welcomes Tina Frey

Joining a growing community of artists and maker-types in San Francisco’s Bayview neighborhood, Tina Frey Designs has reopened at 1485 Bancroft Avenue.  Else>>>

On The Block: A Sublime Ruth Asawa Sculpture Sells For $312K At LAMA

Originally estimated at $100K-$150K. it had not been seen in public since the ‘60s.  Else>>>

Pinched with Delight

It's no secret that we are in love with everything from The Future Perfect, including the latest bedroom collection by Pinch, on display at the Future Perfect's newly expanded San Francisco gallery, The Complex.  Else>>>

San Francisco's Fog & Fury reinvigorates the art of handmade wool felt

A favorite material of artists ranging from Joseph Beuys and Robert Morris to Kiki Smith and Andrea Zittel, felted wool captivates with its sculptural properties and sensual hand.  Else>>>

An Inspiring Outdoor Wine Country Venue For The Mid-Century Design Lover

In Napa, a town known for its concentration of 19th century Victorians and rustic farmhouses, the 2,050 square foot Telesis House stands out as the only post-World War II home with Cultural Landmark status.  Else>>>

Historic San Francisco Building Welcomes Fifth Arrow and August Hall

When Ruby Skye and Slide, the sometimes-loved, sometimes-loathed San Francisco concert and club venues closed their doors last year, music fans began buzzing about their potential replacements.  Else>>>

2018 Design Award for Landscape Design: Sculpt Gardens Design + Build

The backyard designed by John and Danielle Steuernagel of Sculpt Gardens gives new meaning to the term “groundbreaking.” It’s filled with stunning elements, but to get there the team had to excavate 450 cubic yards of dirt from a steep San Francisco lot.  Else>>>

2018 Design Award for Office Design: Fender by Rapt Studio

Approaching the design for the offices of a brand with a long-standing history comes with its own unique and potentially dangerous set of pitfalls. “It would have been easy for us to kind of lean on the history of Fender.  Else>>>


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