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7 Gift-Inspired DIY Projects From Britex Fabrics

Have an itch to gift from the heart this holiday season? San Francisco institution Britex Fabrics has seven suggestions for DIY projects that will make you a proud gift-giver. 

Vintage-Inspired Charm Reigns Supreme At the ModCloth HQ

ModCloth HQ

Originally published on California Home + Design

What began as a simple website for founder Susan Gregg Koger to sell her surplus vintage finds has grown into the wildly popular online clothing retailer ModCloth in just a few short years.

A Glass Sculptor Creates Genre-Busting Forms That Are Larger Than Life

Mild to moderate panic ensued when San Francisco glass sculptor Nikolas Weinstein realized that the borosilicate tubes he required for a mammoth-scale installation of thick, hydra-like tentacles—a whole ocean of them—weren’t going to make it to the Cosmopolitan residential towers in Singapore.

Street Style Report: Fifty Shades of Grey, Downtown

Last week, we spotted Singapore native Simon Teo, rocking two of fall's biggest menswear trends -- grey-on-grey and camo prints.

Your New Apartment Is a One-Tap App Away

Originally published on California Home + Design

Having recently signed the dotted line on an apartment lease after four months of searching, subletting, and couch-surfing, I feel like I’ve been around the block (not to mention the city) a few times when it comes to the unrelenting San Francisco house hunt.

glassybaby Meet and Greet in Presidio Heights

The San Francisco location of glassybaby held a warm event welcoming curious neighbors and the holiday season's gift-minded locals to their glittering store, which during the entire month of December is donating 10% of sales to help our own UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay.

38 Dolores: An Extra Sensory Experience

38 Dolores

At the prime intersection of Dolores and Market, 38 Dolores is ready to be your home.<--break-->

Open House Obsession: Swimming Against the Current in Cow Hollow

Originally published on California Home + Design

Where: 2537 Greenwich Street, Cow Hollow
When: Sunday, November 10 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

We Wanna Be Friends With: Designer Erica Tanov

Our city is chock-full of interesting people and wild personalities. Overwhelmed by the coolness? Every week we'll pick one standout local we'd love to be friends with to answer seven essential questions about their life in San Francisco.

Bay Area local Erica Tanov started her career in NYC designing silky slips and chemises in 1990, and moved back to Berkeley to open her first shop in 1994. What started as personal "rediscovering" of herself as a designer has turned into a budding lifestyle brand

Seven Favorite Things: Modern Citizen

How would we describe our relationship with Modern Citizen? It's a story of love at first sight. The SF-based e-tailer is still only budding, and we're already completely smitten with their monthly concept collections, office-to-evening-friendly everything, and refreshingly accessible price points.

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