February 2015

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Roth Martin’s Artful Take on an Italianate Landmark

Roth Martin’s Artful Take on an Italianate Landmark

After stints living in Japan and on the East Coast, Roth Martin was “ready to call San Francisco home again,” says the native of the City by the Bay. For his maiden real estate purchase, he didn’t buy just any home.
With Its Streamlined Form and Transparency to Nature, a New Home by Architect Mark Jensen Treads Lightly

With Its Streamlined Form and Transparency to Nature, a New Home by Architect Mark Jensen Treads Lightly

Mark Jensen likes to blue-sky ideas when he first discusses projects with clients. “I tend to bypass all the literal, prescriptive stuff because that shuts down the imagination,” says the lauded architect. “We discuss aspirations and what-ifs, and that keeps us all in the moment.”
Architect Craig Steely’s Modern Vision Revives a Humble 1908 Edwardian in Bernal Heights

Architect Craig Steely’s Modern Vision Revives a Humble 1908 Edwardian in Bernal Heights

The little black house now stands testament to the potential of seamlessly and elegantly merging traditional and modern architecture.
C&G Shop the Look: A Modernist Living Room

C&G Shop the Look: A Modernist Living Room

A modern Bernal Heights interior gets an exterior to match, thanks to renowned San Francisco architect Craig Steely. Here, a collection of home furnishings inspired by the home's modernist vibe.
Six Streamlined Baths Awash in Modern Style

Six Streamlined Baths Awash in Modern Style

Noted architects and designers—Michael Merrill, Geoffry De Sousa, Alden Miller, ODADA, Nicole Hollis and Decorist—transform six bay area bathrooms from ho-hum spaces into innovative spa retreats. Awash in modern style, palettes of white, black, gray and beige create seamless connections to San Francisco’s foggy skyline. Marked by craftsmanship, the spaces include materials by such manufacturers as Caesarstone, Waterworks, Kohler, Hansgrohe and Duravit.
Deeds & Don'ts: Transbay Ascendant

Deeds & Don'ts: Transbay Ascendant

San Francisco’s newest neighborhood is rapidly taking shape: The Transbay District and neighboring Rincon Hill, anchored by the $4.5 billion Transit Center, is speeding ahead with the promise of providing one of the greatest luxuries in the Bay Area—freedom from traffic—along with some of the best weather in the city and an easy stroll to the Embarcadero and waterfront. No fewer than 10 high-rise condominium projects are in the pipeline for the area, including several designed by globally recognized architecture firms.
Jessie Black and Lan Jaenicke Collaborate on a Collection Inspired by Architecture

Jessie Black and Lan Jaenicke Collaborate on a Collection Inspired by Architecture

For San Francisco–based fashion designer Lan Jaenicke, shooting the short film Shadows and Light near Beijing’s Summer Palace yielded a work that not only garnered praise, but also an experience that influenced her eponymous women’s wear collection.
Architectural Jewelry in Gold and Bronze

Architectural Jewelry in Gold and Bronze

These five pieces, including Alexis Bittar's Ribbon cuff, Roberto Coin's Pois Ring, Marmol Radziner's Natural Spirit knuckle ring, Pico Design's Cube earrings and Reed Krakoff's T-Bar cuff, conjure up visions of iconic landmark architecture.
Architect Joshua Aidlin Creates a Sanctuary For The Senses on Stanford’s Campus

Architect Joshua Aidlin Creates a Sanctuary For The Senses on Stanford’s Campus

For architect Joshua Aidlin of San Francisco’s Aidlin Darling Design, the new Windhover Contemplative Center at Stanford was like an architectural thesis project. Just 4,000 square feet, the one-story building is a jewel box of modern architecture
Piraneseum Offers Architectural Artifacts of the Grand Tour

Piraneseum Offers Architectural Artifacts of the Grand Tour

A pair of Bay Area architects, Lucia Howard and David Weingarten, who have recently debuted a source for Grand Tour art and artifacts with an architectural slant: Piraneseum. Housed in a gallery-like addition to their East Bay home, the couple’s collection features an intriguing array of pieces that traces the connections between art, history and architecture from the 17th to 19th centuries, including paintings, etchings and works on paper, models and decorative arts.
Architectural Furniture

Architectural Furniture

Our guide to the best new products and pursuits from the cultural landscape, including Tom Dixon’s Pylon dining table, the handmade Light Ring by Italian manufacturer Henge for Nido Living and the Element table by Tokujin Yoshioka for Desalto.
Architect Larissa Sand Debuts The Alcyone Collection

Architect Larissa Sand Debuts The Alcyone Collection

Larissa Sand runs a metal-fabrication shop within her studio and is known for her precisely detailed work and an industrial-yet-elegant style.
Ross Hummel Follows His Cutting-Edge Concepts Through to the Finished Result

Ross Hummel Follows His Cutting-Edge Concepts Through to the Finished Result

As founder and principal of emerging San Francisco architectural firm Lineoffice, Ross Hummel is garnering a great deal of attention for distinctive residences including an award-winning SoMa loft. Having cut his teeth at the innovative studios of Jim Jennings and Kuth Ranieri, Hummel is carrying on their inventive ethos.
The Annual Fog Design + Art Fair Gala Benefiting SFMOMA

The Annual Fog Design + Art Fair Gala Benefiting SFMOMA

On January 14 the annual Fog Design + Art Fair kicked off with a preview gala benefiting SFMOMA. The artful evening at Fort Mason treated guests to a sneak peek of the event’s 36 exhibitors and 21POP: COTTON, an installation by celebrated event designer Stanlee Gatti. Guests included honorary co-chairs Roselyne Chroman Swig and Susan Swig, honorary committee members Chara Schreyer and Gordon Freund and Randi and Bob Fisher, and designers Steven Volpe, Matthew Leverone, Will Wick and Kendall Wilkinson
Paul Wiseman Book Launch Party

Paul Wiseman Book Launch Party

Iconic San Francisco interior designer Paul Wiseman celebrated the launch of his first book, Inner Spaces, with a fabulous soirée at C. Mariani Antiques. Friends and family mingled in the gorgeous, glowing space and toasted the celebrated designer on his latest milestone. VIP guests included Wiseman Group principals Brenda Mickel, James Hunter and Mauricio Munoz; Claudio Mariani and Buzz Kaplan of C. Mariani; Richard Snyder, Kay Evans and Joy Bianchi.
San Francisco Architects You Should Know

San Francisco Architects You Should Know

Meet some of the most talented and successful architects in the area, experts who understand the importance of a well-designed home.
Roth Martin’s Artful Take on an Italianate Landmark

Roth Martin’s Artful Take on an Italianate Landmark

After stints living in Japan and on the East Coast, Roth Martin was “ready to call San Francisco home again,” says the native of the City by the Bay. For his maiden real estate purchase, he didn’t buy just any home.
With Its Streamlined Form and Transparency to Nature, a New Home by Architect Mark Jensen Treads Lightly

With Its Streamlined Form and Transparency to Nature, a New Home by Architect Mark Jensen Treads Lightly

Mark Jensen likes to blue-sky ideas when he first discusses projects with clients. “I tend to bypass all the literal, prescriptive stuff because that shuts down the imagination,” says the lauded architect. “We discuss aspirations and what-ifs, and that keeps us all in the moment.”
Architect Craig Steely’s Modern Vision Revives a Humble 1908 Edwardian in Bernal Heights

Architect Craig Steely’s Modern Vision Revives a Humble 1908 Edwardian in Bernal Heights

When bi-coastal photographer Thayer Gowdy set out to renovate her San Francisco home, she sought help from a good friend, who just happened to be renowned architect Craig Steely. Known for his cutting-edge, modernist structures, Steely found inspiration for transforming the 1908 Edwardian within combination of old and new.
“Where Hope Has a Home” Kick-Off Event

“Where Hope Has a Home” Kick-Off Event

On February 25, 2015, 115 designers and sponsors gathered together to kick-off “Where Hope Has a Home” – the new 52,000 sf expansion project for Ronald McDonald House at Stanford. Bay Area designers are committed to filling Ronald McDonald House at Stanford with hope and love, from the paint to the flooring and everything in between.
Six Leading Architects and the Historic Visionaries Whmo Inspire The

Six Leading Architects and the Historic Visionaries Whmo Inspire The

Listen to the leading architects discuss the visionaries who have inspired them in the world of Architecture.
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