So you didn't cofound Paypal. Oh well, at least you can live like Peter Thiel—that is, if you have a spare $9.25 million to buy his 10,000-square-foot Marina estate overlooking the Palace of Fine Arts.
"Look mom, I designed this cool condom wrapper!" said San Francisco graphic designer and artist Leila Singleton. Well, at least she could: Singleton's "One for Every Hump" design (pictured above) was selected for the All-Star Design competition hosted by One Condoms.
One of the chicest recent comers to the San Francisco art fair scene, Fog Design + Art, a benefit for SFMOMA, has returned to Fort Mason with a collection of more than 40 leading design firms and art galleries from SF to New York and beyond. Here are a few of the homegrown highlights.
So you want to update your home with fresh interiors. You've spent countless hours seeking inspiration online and in magazines. You've called mom; you've consulted your friends; you dream of hiring a pro. We've been there. Seek professional help from one of these four Bay Area–based design companies that will help you get it done without having to rent out your patio on Airbnb.
Jessica Alba’s a fan. Film studios and design bloggers adore it. Founded in 2013 by fashion industry veteran Anna Brockway and her entrepreneur husband Gregg, Chairish was born from years of frustration moving from house to house and leaving behind a growing pile of beautiful but ill-suited vintage furniture.
We tapped architect Karen Curtiss, owner of Red Dot Studio, for a design-centric tour of her recent projects in San Francisco.
With the migration of SF's creative class across the Bay Bridge, it was meant to be that Oakland is now emerging as a Bay Area creative center. Fashion mavens rejoice: Oakland designers are applying sustainable quality and craftsmanship to modern, utilitarian wares that are perfect for wardrobe-building. Here are three of our faves.
Mid-Market is looking a little brighter this week thanks to the addition of 12 new artist-made "chairs" hanging from circular bike racks.
Once upon a time in high school, Travis McFlynn had an "aha moment": He had found his calling in pottery. Today, the Oakland-based potter supplies some of the Bay Area's buzziest restaurants with his gorgeous, custom-made ceramics and cookware.