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Monday November 18th, 2013

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A Warm SF Home with a Rock ‘n Roll Twist

Sally Clark is the Culture and Communication Lead at the innovation and design consultancy IDEO . She also moonlights as a yoga teacher, and runs her own interior styling business, SallyMcb. Her husband, Charlie, brokers commercial real estate loans by day and writes screenplays by night. When it came to decorating their Noe Valley, San Francisco…

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Monday November 4th, 2013

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The California Home of a Parisian Jewelry Designer

Hortense Bonneau is a French jewelry designer who has called California home for the past 11 years. Hortense has always had a love of jewelry, but her professional career began as a photo editor before going back to school to learn how to make jewelry. Starting out, she worked under two designers as both a…

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Monday January 7th, 2013

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Sneak Peek: Rebekah Carey McNall of A & B Creative

Husband and wife Alex and Rebekah (or Alex and Bekah, as they’re known to friends) have lived in this Oakland, California, cottage for the past two years. The home was built in the early ’20s and retains much of its original detailing, such as kitchen built-ins, original doorknobs, a working fireplace, octagonal bathroom tiles and…

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Monday February 7th, 2011

Monday May 3rd, 2010

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sneak peek: jen bilik of knock knock

sneak peek: jen bilik of knock knock

jen bilik, founder and head honcho of knock knock, a  fantastic line of clever and fun stationery products, always dreamed of being an architect. in 2003 she found her dream property in the mar vista oval neighborhood of los angeles.  her goal of starting from the ground up would have been too costly, so instead jen…

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Monday March 22nd, 2010

Monday November 2nd, 2009

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sneak peek: adam mccauley and cynthia wigginton

sneak peek: adam mccauley and cynthia wigginton

over the past decade, husband and wife team, adam mccauley and cynthia wigginton have collaborated on a number of children’s book projects with adam handling the drawing and cynthia working on the design (titles include my friend chicken and the monsterologist). and when they’re not drawing and designing together, they play and write music for…

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Monday June 15th, 2009

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sneak peek: scott engler

sneak peek: scott engler

we have a tip from photographer melissa kaseman (she shot the place) to thank for the fabulous sneak peek into the home of  scott engler and his girlfriend marie. the house was built in 1900 in the castro section of san francisco and represents an archive of his travels as well as his fondness for…

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Monday June 8th, 2009

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sneak peek: office

sneak peek: office

when jill robertson‘s sneak peek arrived in our inbox we were very impressed – so much so that there was really no point in editing down the images – we loved it all! we knew we loved office and all the work they do (especially their pirate-themed posters for 826 valencia), so it’s fun to…

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Monday June 1st, 2009

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sneak peek: fugu fugu press

sneak peek: fugu fugu press

fugu is the japanese word for blow or puffer fish and it also lends it’s name to fugu fugu press, a letter press company run by married couple ken (the machinery guy and piano player) and shino (the illustrator). besides producing great work (click here for their latest work from nss ’09), they also have…

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Monday December 1st, 2008

Monday April 28th, 2008

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sneak peek: sabrina of hello!lucky

sneak peek: sabrina of hello!lucky

as promised, it’s part two of the Hello!Lucky sneak peek: sabrina. sabrina and her husband julian have been in the glen park [san fran] victorian house (with quirky, open floor plan, thanks to a renovation by previous owners) for a year now, but it only seems fitting as she and sister/co-business owner, eunice, “joke that…

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Thursday February 15th, 2007

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lisa de john*

lisa de john*

today’s installation of sneak peek belongs to the beautiful home of artist lisa de john. lisa’s sense of color and pattern shine through from her work to her home and it was a thrill to see such a whimsical mural on her living room wall. here is a description in lisa’s own words: “Here are…

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