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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. 

Inside the Mind of Robert Brunner (Designer of Lyft's Tiny New 'Stache)

Named one of Fast Company’s “Most Creative People in Business” this year, Robert Brunner is the founder of Ammunition, the much-lauded San Francisco design studio.

Judge These Wines by the Labels, Says SF Startup Bare Bottle

We've been taught never to judge a book by its cover, a wine by its label. And with wines, anyhow, fancy labels often signal overcompensation for what's inside. But now, San Francisco startup Bare Bottle is bringing the worlds of winemaking and design together to package premium wines in high style.

All Aboard Sausalito's Quirkiest Houseboats

Sausalito's funky community of houseboats has been going with the flow since the 1880s. We escaped from San Francisco to Richardson Bay to give you an up-close peek. Climb aboard!

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.  

Property Porn: Eco-Modern Pacific Heights Home for $9.5M

This modern Pac Heights marvel provides the best of San Francisco living, with killer views and ecofabulous features.

Property Porn: A Newly Renovated Inner Richmond Victorian for $3.7M

A top-to-bottom renovation has brought this Victorian home from turn-of-the-century to 21st Century.

Property Porn: $4.25M Stanley Saitowitz Gem in Berkeley

Bay Areans who love a modern project from locally renowned architect Stanley Saitowitz will find much to drool over in this Berkeley home.

Sneak Peek: Silicon Valley Modern Home Tour

Calling all design and architecture buffs! The Silicon Valley Modern Home Tour (Saturday, May 16) opens the doors to some historic Midcentury houses you won't want to miss.

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