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Scenes of the City: Take an Interiors Tour of SF With Architect Karen Curtiss

We tapped architect Karen Curtiss, owner of Red Dot Studio, for a design-centric tour of her recent projects in San Francisco.

2015 Hot 20: Anna Brockway, Vintage Treasure Hunter

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.

The San Francisco Fall Antiques Show Returns This Month

The 34th Annual San Francisco Fall Antiques Show returns this month, October 22-25, with a must-see collection of arts, antiques, and dealers from around the world. 

4 Must-Click Sites for Professional Home Design on the Cheap

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. 

Three Oakland Fashion Designers to Watch

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.

Anonymous Artist Installs Seats on Bike Racks Around SF

Mid-Market is looking a little brighter this week thanks to the addition of 12 new artist-made "chairs" hanging from circular bike racks. 

Meet the Oakland Potter on the Speed Dials of the Bay Area's Buzziest Restaurants

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.

4 Women Makers Who Inspire Us

Meet four Bay Area women who bring imagination into our daily lives with their art, designs, craft, and games.  

CCA Fashion Student Vanina Howan Makes a Splash in SF Retail

A whiff of an ocean breeze blew down the runway at California College of the Arts' senior fashion show this past spring. The wavemaker: 22-year-old Vanina Howan, whose surf-inspired thesis collection, called Seasalt, caught the eye of San Francisco design veteran Basil Racuk. A friendship was made, and a collaboration was hatched.

The Bay Area's Most Inspiring Home Décor Showrooms

Filled with eclectic pieces from mid-century to modern to craftsman, these local showrooms are sure to give you a heaping dose of décor inspiration. 

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