If you’re visiting the Bay Area now through May 27th, you should place the San Francisco Decorator Showcase (at Herbst Manor in Pacific Heights) on your “I gotta see that!” list. This showcase is widely considered to be the West Coast’s premier design show house event, renowned for featuring the work of the region’s top interior and landscape designers.
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Over the weekend, some of our bloggers had the privilege to get inside and check out this home — and, wow. Below are several of our favorite rooms.
I don’t have words that will sufficiently express the awe I have for this project.
Lifetime San Francisco resident Scott Weaver has been working on constructing the city out of toothpicks for the past 35 years. If you are in planning on being in San Francisco, Weaver’s magnificent work will be on display at The Tinkering Studio through May.
Designing and decorating one’s own home is a daunting task for a professional interior designer. Your personal living quarters don’t just serve as a place for you to crash after a busy day designing someone else’s digs. They must also be a prime showpiece for your professional services. It would be like settling into a chair at a new hair salon and noticing that the stylist approaching you with scissors has a freakishly awful coiffure.
San Francisco designer Kriste Michelini was faced with the all-important challenge of designing a home for her family that not only provided a comfortable and efficient place to cultivate life, but also spoke to her own personal style and design capabilities. (Her home, and hair, are simply beautiful.)
See How Kristi Came Out
The Golden Gate Bridge, cable cars and Pier 39 are just a few of the classic reasons why I love San Francisco. Now, I have a new reason – the delicious design blog SF Girl by Bay.