Claudia Juestel

San Francisco Decorator Showcase, 2014 | SFLUXE

San Francisco Decorator Showcase, 2014

This year's 37th San Francisco Decorator Showcase, benefitting the scholarship fund of San Francisco University High School, was held at a gorgeous brick mansion on 3660 Jackson Street. Designer Claudia Juestel attended the opening gala, and has provided this insightful overview of the rooms.


Fog Design + Art | SFLUXE

Fog Design + Art

The debut of FOG Design + Art at the Festival Pavilion at Fort Mason demonstrated that San Francisco, despite its size, is a great art city. Founded by event designer Stanlee Gatti, interior designer Douglas Durkin, and the late Elaine McKeon, the four-day show celebrating 20th and 21st century “design in all its forms” featured prominent dealers from around the country. They exhibiting progressive design and art that set an entirely new standard for the Bay Area, with over 4,000 visitors attending.


The Annual MoAD Gala Returns in Style | SFLUXE

The Annual MoAD Gala Returns in Style

Thanks to the initial vision of Belva Davis, Willie Brown Jr. and like-minded thinkers, for the past eight years the MoAD (Museum of African Diaspora) has enriched San Francisco’s cultural landscape by showcasing the art of people of African descent.


Project Shanti 2013 Gala | SFLUXE

Project Shanti 2013 Gala

The Shanti Project celebrated its 39th anniversary with their annual gala highlighting "Compassion Is Universal" by honoring the courage of its clients, the devotion of its volunteers, and the generosity of its supporters. Former Shanti client and now a member of the Democratic County Central Committee Matt Dorsey received the James C. Hormel Client Community Spirit Award and long-time volunteer Jill Isenstadt the Margot Murphy Breast Cancer Inspiration Award.


Please join us for the San Francisco Fall Antiques Show | SFLUXE

Please join us for the San Francisco Fall Antiques Show

The opening gala of the San Francisco Fall Antiques Show at Fort Mason is one of our favorite social events of fall. Spectacular art and furnishings and an array of memorable food by McCalls draw an impressive crowd of San Francisco’s movers and shakers, creative talents and fashionistas each time.


Let's Do Dinner, by Design | SFLUXE

Let’s Do Dinner, by Design

The annual DIFFA DINING BY DESIGN will return to San Francisco a month earlier this year. Among the talented architects and designers participating are Gensler, Pottery Barn, Kravet, John K. Anderson Design, Khrome Studios, Academy of Art University, FIDM: Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, ASID, and Cluster by Tyler Bradford. Please join the festivities in a new venue, the beautiful City View at Metreon with three different opportunities to see the designers' most over-the-top dining environments


San Francisco Decorator Showcase 2013 | SFLUXE

San Francisco Decorator Showcase 2013

The home for this year's San Francisco Decorator Showcase was the "Herbst Manor" on 2800 Pacific Avenue, built in 1899 by English-born architect Ernest Coxhead. Design expert Claudia Juestel gives her highlights from the showcase.