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In the details

I recently came across the furniture of Martin Szekely. Clean lines, architectural detailing, and materials which are innovative and tactile distinguish this work. Szekely’s stated goal is to bring… Read more »


I’ve been thinking about denim a lot lately. It’s now a big part of my life. On a “stupid” level, I wear jeans all the time: to meetings… Read more »

Art House

I was in love with this art-filled home from Tristan Auer the instant I saw it. First, there are things which I prefer, such as the natural oak… Read more »

Venice, again

Venice is one of those cities which you cannot go to enough, so I am circling back once again to tell this tale. The mysteries of Venice reveal… Read more »

Dans un intérieur

If I flew to Paris tomorrow I would visit my friends, eat at Saturne, and leisurely sit at a café with a glass of wine watching the world stroll… Read more »

Snapshot #13

Sol LeWitt’s works so well in the Gemeentemuseum in the Hague. The graphic and conceptual dimension of the art work compliments the architecture, as they each speak a language of the grid defined by a specific set of… Read more »


Let’s talk leather. My friend Steve introduced a line of leather for the home, Capricorn Hides, which is retro, cool, customizable, fashion-forward, and is available in a little as one… Read more »

Snapshot #12

Here is a good excuse to get to the Presidio, one of San Francisco’s treasures, this September to enjoy the beautiful weather: Tree Fall by artist Andy Goldsworthy. This site-specific… Read more »

Family Home

I recently opened up my copy of Architectural Digest and fell in love with this home. I love the casual ease of the home, especially the kitchen and… Read more »


Now that summer is officially over, we in San Francisco are about to start our summer, with the fog lifting and the warm days and nights are about… Read more »

Fire Island

This Labor Day I will be thinking of my friends heading off to Fire Island and P-Town. Celebrating the last days of summer in casual coastal style. The… Read more »

Lounging Time

I love the simplicity of this still life: a comfy chair to plop yourself into for a good read, a sculptural reading light for when the sun goes… Read more »

High Note

It is really amazing to see your work in print. The current issue of Luxe Magazine has a penthouse apartment which I worked on at Orlando Diaz Azcuy Design… Read more »


I am intrigued by this line of Italian furniture now represented by DZine in San Francisco.  Perhaps I’m just persuaded by the Italian villas in which the furniture… Read more »

Brazilian Design

You didn’t get enough of Brazil and the World Cup? Check out the design coming out of Brazil, where a modernist vernacular popular in Europe and the United States… Read more »


Time to show you some really cool stuff. This line of sinks, furniture and accessories from Kreoo is in-tune with our contemporary lives. The materiality of the pieces is… Read more »


The trip to Europe in June was great.  Sean and I visited Italy, Malta, Turkey and Greece, with multiple city and island stops along the way.  I love the… Read more »


Over the past several months I have read articles which describe Balmain as “the chicest store in Paris”! Ok, that is saying a lot. So I became very… Read more »

Snapshot #9

This building feels like San Francisco now: fun, hip,  pixelated, digital.  As tech continues to grow and dominate our economy, and with more buildings converting to tech-use, one coat… Read more »

Spritz and cichèti

Aperol Spritz in Venice To feel like you are in Venice (or Rome) just make a tall ice-cold Spritz. It is the perfect summer drink: easy to make,… Read more »

Snapshot #8

Sean and I are back from our amazing trip to the Mediterranean.  So many inspiring images to share with you. The one recurring image which I come back… Read more »

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