Go inside the city’s most fabulous residences.
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.
Jane Scott Hodges recently made an appearance at Hudson Grace in Presidio Heights to meet customers and sign copies of her beautiful new book, “Linens: For Every Room and Occasion,” written with Charlotte Moss.
The Crescent Moon Tower in Dubai is currently awaiting official approval, but once complete, will surely be one of the most interesting buildings in the world.
Enjoy the gorgeous garden of the Villa Elphrussi de Rothschild, overlooking the French Riviera, on a glorious summer day!
Miguel Chevalier has proven that magic carpets really do exist! See for yourself!
Renovations of the Salon Dore at the Legion of Honor in San Francisco were recently unveiled. And as you see, it’s one of the most beautiful rooms in the world!
Madeline Weinrib recently opened a wonderful 4,000 square foot showroom in the San Francisco Design Center to showcase her beautiful collection of rugs, fabric, accessories, wallpapers and even apparel.
Serena & Lily, the popular online retailer, will soon be opening a new store in San Francisco’s Pacific Heights.
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.
After admiring every page of interior designer Jeffrey Alan Marks’ new book, “The Meaning of Home,” which marks his 20th year in business, it was a delight to meet him recently at a launch party for the book in San Francisco.
Town and Country Magazine featured 10 Bay Area philanthropists in their ranking of the Top 50 Philanthropists in the United States. They include Mark Zuckerberg, Priscilla Chan, Laurene Powell Jobs, Dustin Moskovitz, Cari Tuna, Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen, Trevor Traina, Jeff Skoll, Kim Meredith, Andrea Lo.
The gorgeous new Rizzoli book, “California Splendor,” which features 17 of the most important houses in California, includes two located in San Francisco.
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
Martha Stewart recently visited San Francisco and was, “charmed, as always, by its energy, innovative food scene, and stunning natural beauty.”
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.
Jay Jeffers recently designed three of the 23 penthouses of the Ritz-Carlton Residences, Lake Tahoe. The homes range from $1,250,000 to $4,500,000 in price.