House Tours

Southern California

Seaside Sanctuary

Platner & Co.’s Tessa Platner designs the perfect Malibu beach bungalow. Photographs by Matt Walla. “We arrived for the photoshoot just…

Northern California

Kirsten Pike Tells A Story

The San Francisco interior designer created a subtle (and kitsch-free) Western–themed interior for a client whose family roots extend back into…

Northern California

Rock On

Interior designer Emilie Munroe of Studio Munroe tackles the offices of Big Rock, a company in the cannabis industry. Images by…

Southern California

2019 Residential Interior Design Award: MLK Studio

THERE ARE CERTAIN hallmarks that identify an interior designer as a standout. Among these is their ability to create a large…

Southern California

2019 Landscape Design Award: Griffin Enright Architects

IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, a beautiful exterior is as vital to a home’s overall appeal as a stunning interior. “Our architectural work…

Northern California

Studio By The Sea Ranch

Bonnie Saland of Philomela, a textile and design studio, found a home in the fabled The Sea Ranch community and set…

Wine Country

2019 Winery Design Award: Melka Estates by Signum Architecture

AFTER DECADES of making coveted cabernet for other wineries, Philippe Melka enlisted Juancarlos Fernandez of Signum Architecture to design Melka Estates,…

Destinations

2019 Office Design Award: McDonald’s HQ by Studio O+A

WITH ITS DECIDEDLY modern new headquarters in downtown Chicago’s West Loop neighborhood, McDonald’s honors its past yet clearly has an innovative…

Northern California

2019 Showcase Design Award: Catherine Kwong

INTERIOR DESIGNER Catherine Kwong viewed the 2018 San Francisco Decorator Showcase as an opportunity “to put something out there that closely…

Southern California

2019 Restaurant Design Award: Checker Hall by Design, Bitches

THE CHALLENGES of renovating a historic space are multiplied when it’s listed on the National Register of Historic Places. But Rebecca…

Northern California

2019 Residential Architecture Design Award: The Cut Out House by Fougeron Architecture

As part of the dwelling’s transformation, Fougeron Architects shifted the main living area to the back, which improved the flow and…

Northern California

Combining Forces

BK Interior Design creates a warm, modern home for an Egyptian family living in San Francisco. The home is upside down…