For photographer Maria del Rio, 31, living and working her magic for design luminaries in San Francisco has been a dream come true.
In need of a sanctuary that offers escape from the concrete jungle? This Marina house might be your golden ticket.
Interior designer Jacqueline Palmer is a woman with a beautiful vision. In 2014, the soft-spoken Santa Cruz native launched her celebrated blog, A Design Lifestyle; a whirlwind year later, she quit a steady gig creating multi-million-dollar interiors for private clients to design for people like herself.
Jerry Hum, cofounder and CEO of the men’s fashion site Touch of Modern, is pretty much the kind of guy every aesthete wants to be: a global wanderer, whose discoveries along the way—from Rikke Hagen–designed Cognac glasses to Nomon’s Cris clock—become part of his uniquely and elegantly curated world.
If it's a fashionable way to spend, and happening in the Bay Area, we're talking about it in Shop Talk.
By her own estimate, Vogue editor-turned-fashion-entrepreneur Emily Holt, 37, wears about 45 percent of her New York closet here in San Francisco. “I work from home now, so it’s a lot of flats, jeans and sweaters,” she says with a shrug in her cozy Ocean Beach home.
Andre Iguodala needs no introduction. The NBA All-Star and Golden State Warriors shooting guard slam-dunked his way into basketball history this June when he defended the basket against the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA championship to bring home the trophy. And he made Lebron James cry.
In a city where many of the houses are almost a century old, how do you update your Victorian into a stylish and baby-friendly home for the whole family?
Each year, 7x7 salutes Bay Area tastemakers who are setting the tone for style here in the city. From fashion designers to basketball stars to startup founders, here are this year's seven trendsetters to watch.