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Homepolish Interior Designer Benedetta Amadi's Liberty Hill Home

Homepolish designer Benedetta Amadi transformed her Liberty Hill home, once "Home Depot modern" (as new construction usually is) into a collected, travel-inspired vision—with a Scandinavian accent. The Italy-born designer, who moved to San Francisco from New York in 2013, is drawn to the organic minimalism of Scandinavian design, with its raw woods and cozy textiles.

13 Questions With Comedian Sammy Obeid

Sammy Obeid is one of many who are out there representing the comedy greatness that comes out of the San Francisco Bay Area.

Shawn Barber Makes Us Want To Cover Ourselves in Tattoos

Painter, illustrator, and tattoo artist Shawn Barber's latest show, "Tattooed Portraits: Snapshots," opened last weekend at the Shooting Gallery. Shawn took some time to talk to us about his work, his inspiration, and his plans for the future.

Fun Factoids From The SF Appreciation Society, An Entire Society Dedicated to Appreciating SF

David Katznelson is one of the founding members of the San Francisco Appreciation Society, a group of San Franciscans who have made it their mission to discover and celebrate the people and events that make San Francisco one of the greatest and most unique cities in the world. David took some time out from his adventures at Glastonbury to talk to 7x7 about the Society's origins, its mission, and its heroes.

7x7: How did the San Francisco Appreciation Society come to exist?

Interview with Madonna's Make-up Artist

Madonna hits the stage at Oakland’s Oracle Arena this weekend on the Bay Area stop of her Sticky & Sweet world tour. In between unpacking her beauty arsenal and getting the Queen of Pop camera ready, Gina Brooke, Madonna’s longtime make-up artist, will be teaching a master class at the Fillmore Street Shu Uemura boutique on Saturday. We caught up with Brooke, who was still touring in Canada, for the inside scoop of life on the road, how she keeps Madonna looking fine, and her best, stress-free beauty tips.

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