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Tea With Claudia: Michael Belleveau | SFLUXE

Tea With Claudia: Michael Belleveau

Claudia Juestel interviews Michael Belleveau, President and CEO of Baccarat, at the Gump’s unveiling of Jaime Hayon’s collection of art objects for Baccarat.

Gordon Getty's Wanli Period Table at Auction | SFLUXE

Gordon Getty’s Wanli Period Table at Auction

This beautiful Wanli period mother-of-pearl and lacquer wine table, originally from the collection of Mrs. Nelson A. Rockefeller, and now the property of Gordon Getty, is to be auctioned by Sotheby’s this month.

Tea With Claudia: Zesty Meyers | SFLUXE

Tea With Claudia: Zesty Meyers

Claudia Juestel, founder of Adeeni Design Group in San Francisco, sits down for a tea time interview with Zesty Meyers, co-owner of New York’s R Gallery.

Graceful Elegance on Broadway | SFLUXE 1

Graceful Elegance on Broadway

This graceful full-floor co-op is located in the heart of Pacific Heights. It is an elegant and light-filled co-op that has been fabulously remodeled and updated with the finest finishes and amenities.

Advice from Claudia Juestel | SFLUXE

Advice from Claudia Juestel

One of San Francisco’s leading interior designers, Claudia Juestel, was recently featured in the San Francisco Chronicle in a piece titled “Cave or cottage, home is castle.” Check it out.

Inside The Belgravia | SFLUXE

Inside The Belgravia

We are so pleased to provide a look inside another important San Francisco building designed by Frederick Herman Meyer: The Belgravia at 795 Sutter

The Ultimate Outer Broadway Home | SFLUXE 1

The Ultimate Outer Broadway Home

This beautiful English-Tudor home at 2950 Broadway is reportedly going on the market soon with an asking price of $39,500,000.

Orlando Diaz-Azcuy's Book Signing | SFLUXE 1

Orlando Diaz-Azcuy’s Book Signing

Fans of designer Orlando Diaz-Azcuy and writer Diane Dorrans Saeks recently attended a signing of their new book “Orlando Diaz-Azcuy,” at the 2009 Decorator Showcase home in Pacific Heights.

Orlando Diaz-Azcuy | SFLUXE 1

Orlando Diaz-Azcuy

One of the great interior designers in the world is based in San Francisco: Orlando-Diaz Azcuy, who is the subject of a new book by Diane Dorrans Saeks.

Newsom Penthouse Sold | SFLUXE 1

Newsom Penthouse Sold

With a baby on the way, Gavin and Jennifer Siebel Newsom have put their Russian hill penthouse on the market with an asking price of nearly $3 million.

Luxury Home Sales | SFLUXE 1

Luxury Home Sales

The high-end market has stalled a bit in the last few months, but some large deals are still taking place!

Inside The Francesca, 1922 | SFLUXE 2

Inside The Francesca, 1922

Built in 1923 by Gustave Albert Lansburgh, Kenneth MacDonald, and Maurice C. Couchot, the apartment building at 850 Powell Street, known as The Francesca, is a Nob Hill landmark.

Today we take a special tour inside.

2009 Decorator Showcase Home | SFLUXE 1

2009 Decorator Showcase Home

We can report that the 2009 Decorator Showcase home in April will be the elegant home located at 2830 Pacific Avenue (between Divisadero and Broderick.)

The annual benefit for San Francisco University High School will take place April 25 through May 25, 2009. Last year’s event raised a record $713,267, and featured some of San Francisco’s best designers, such as Ann Getty, Will Wick, Geoffrey De Sousa, Michael Burg, and others.

This year’s list of designers hasn’t yet been released.

Omid Kordestani's $33 Million Year | SFLUXE 4

Omid Kordestani’s $33 Million Year

A reader recently pointed out a new use for Google: it makes a nifty ATM!

And not just any ATM, but one that spurts out millions of dollars at a time. What fun! Well, at least it is for Omid Kordestani, the company’s Senior VP for Global Sales & Business Development. Two million one day, a million the next — he’s been selling off his Google shares throughout 2008, for a total of at least $33 million.

The previous year, he had exercised some of his stock options for approximately $32.7 million.

So what did Kordestani get for his money? For one thing, one of the most coveted addresses in the country: 15 CPW.

Kendall Wilkinson Launch Party | SFLUXE 2

Kendall Wilkinson Launch Party

About 200 people recently joined Kendall Wilkinson, one of San Francisco’s leading interior designers, at…

Fall Antiques Show Pre-Party | SFLUXE 1

Fall Antiques Show Pre-Party

We were just about to report on the pre-party hosted at the beautiful home of…