Style + Design
7x7 editors pick their favorites from the latest shops, goods, and happenings in the Bay Area and beyond.
Marking the 15th anniversary of San Francisco–based Jeffers Design Group, interior designer Jay Jeffers is celebrating the launch of his new coffee table tome, Collected Cool (Rizzoli; debuting on March 18), featuring 18 residential projects that put his daringly dapper style on the map.
You two do just about everything together, so why not add winning a contest to the list?
One of my favorite quotes about architecture is inscribed on the exterior wall of San Francisco’s already fabled The Battery. Speaking about the need to rebuild the British House of Commons after World War II air raids, Winston Churchill said, “We shape our buildings, thereafter they shape us.” With that utterance, the British Bulldog distilled the essence of why architecture matters. Good buildings are not just pretty to look at; they can inspire collaboration and community. Because they work better, they make our lives better.
Looking out our windows, all we can seem to think about is outdoor brunching, rooftop drinking, and park lounging. After a bundled up winter, we're ready to shed our layers and put on something shiny, a little showy, and new. Our go-to? Acrimony, of course.