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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 »

Denim

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 »

Capricorn

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 »

September

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 »

Baxter

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 »

Kreeo

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 »

Venice

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 »

Balmain

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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