Night at the museum

When it comes to Mid-century modernism, I was an early convert. Last night, I was treated to some major design porn at the Contemporary Jewish Museum (“Jewseum” if you use their Twitter handle) here in San Francisco. It was my first time there, and I’m not sure why I waited this long.

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Crushing on Heath Ceramics

The thing I love about San Francisco is that there’s never a dull moment here. Sure, it’s a quiet city compared to many of the big guns, but what makes me fall in love with the city over and over again is the endless array of insanely gorgeous yet non-intimidating stores you can find in any neighborhood. This one happens to be in mine.

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Falling for fall, re-visiting posts from Christmas past, and brass is BACK

Contrary to what you may think, I haven’t disappeared off the face of the earth completely….yet. I’ve just been caught up in something called real life.

All craziness aside, when did it suddenly become fall?

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Love is in the urban air

The amount of talent in this city is mind-blowing. And nowhere is this more evident than here — a vibrant gathering of local artists and designers.

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Several times a year, the Urban Air Market brings together local talent in the San Francisco Bay Area to showcase and sell their wares and promote all the really cool, responsible, and sustainable stuff they’re doing.

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Hot new hotel

Home away from home.

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It’s pretty obvious that San Francisco is a haven for tourists that travel from near and far. And the city is in no shortage of chic hotels that can offer plenty of design inspiration. Continue reading