Skip to Navigation Skip to Content

Home

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. 

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.

Property Porn: Killers Bassist Mark Stoermer Looks to Flip Lower Haight Victorian at Zero Profit

Despite rock 'n' roll's devil-may-care image, Killers bassist Mark Stoermer hasn't remotely trashed his property. Quite the contrary.

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!

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.

Eche Martinez Launches New Interior Design Firm

In January, San Francisco designer Eche Martinez, who calls Pac Heights home, launched his eponymous interior design firm. As his trademark, the Buenos Aires native uses rich color and bold modern canvases to bring a space to life.

Inside the Instagram-Worthy House of Woodworker Aleksandra Zee

For our first installment of Instagram-worthy homes, we look to the cozy space of lumber queen Aleksandra Zee, who wields wood into the highly covetable geometric triangles and rectangular panels seen at Monk's Kettle, Intermix, and other creative spaces around the city.

Daily Newsletters

Essential SF knowledge in your inbox