2010 CH+D Award for Residential Interior Design (Less Than 3,000 Sq. Ft.): Gary Hutton

If designer Gary Hutton’s 30-year career could be summed up with a single image, it would be a shot featuring one of the shapely minimalist furnishings of his own design, complemented by a contemporary work of art—imagine a gracefully torqued steel cocktail table paired with a transcendent Rothko, for example.  Else>>>

2010 CH+D Award for Residential Architecture (Less Than 3,000 Sq. Ft.): Lewis Butler

Lewis Butler, principal of San Francisco’s Butler Armsden Architects, knows a thing or two about building farmhouses. He comes from a California agriculture family and his parents have owned farms across the state.  Else>>>

2010 CH+D Award for Residential Architecture (More Than 3,000 Sq. Ft.): John Friedman and Alice Kimm

There is a house in Santa Monica that defies every notion of the modern contemporary home. Instead of straight lines, natural wood siding, taupe plaster walls, architects John Friedman and Alice Kimm tossed those tenets out the window and came up with a fresh, lively approach to suburban living.  Else>>>

2010 CHD Award for Residential Interior Design (More Than 3,000 Sq. Ft.): Melissa Palazzo

A house of surprises. This may sound more like the description for a state-fair attraction rather than interior designer Melissa Palazzo’s Costa Mesa home, but a brief survey of the color-rich, art-filled dwelling reveals an abundance of conflicting elements.  Else>>>

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Jamie Drake on His Lewis Mittman Collection

Designer Jamie Drake drops by De Sousa Hughes to share the inspiration behind his newest collection for Lewis Mittman, as well as tips on how to incorporate the elegant new pieces into any room.  Else>>>

Design for Good Movie: Planting Seeds at the Bayview Opera House

To celebrate their 50th anniversary, landscape architecture firm SWA Group volunteered to transform the grounds of the Bayview Opera House into a revitalized and welcoming space for the community to enjoy.  Else>>>

Art Through the Ages: SF MOMA Celebrates 75th Anniversary

SFMOMA celebrates its 75th anniversary with a suite of new exhibitions: “SFMOMA: 75 Years of Looking Forward” features highlights from the vast permanent collection along with never-before-displayed items such as letters arranging the acquisition of Jackson Pollack’s 1943 Guardians of the Secret.  Else>>>

2010 CH+D Award for Best Landscape Design: Jeffrey Gordon Smith

When the Sparks-Graham family approached Jeffrey Gordon Smith about designing the landscape for their Los Osos vacation home, the challenge was marrying the style of their country cottage with Smith’s vision, which was inspired by part of the existing landscape.  Else>>>

Readers' Choice Designer of the Year: Sandra Espinet

The worldly, expressive style that made her our readers’ choice for “Designer of the Year” comes naturally to Sandra Espinet.  Else>>>


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