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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 May 14th, 2012

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sneak peek: zoe johns & max catalano

Zoe Johns and Max Catalano live in San Francisco’s Mission District. A former textiles buyer, Zoe now works for a large retailer doing merchandising for their catalog, and in her free time she helps friends and family with their homes and collects vintage items that she sells on Etsy. The couple lives in a new…

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Monday April 2nd, 2012

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sneak peek: erin hiemstra and chris wick

Erin Hiemstra of lifestyle blog Apartment 34 and her husband, Chris Wick, relocated to San Francisco’s SoMa neighborhood from Seattle last year. Downsizing from a 2,500 square-foot suburban home to an ultra-modern 900 square-foot urban loft has been quite the adjustment. Moving from the Seattle suburbs to the big city provided Erin and Chris the perfect opportunity…

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Monday March 5th, 2012

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sneak peek: jon and paige ashcroft

I love seeing the homes of talented designers who live outside the typical major design hubs. Today’s peek inside Jon and Paige Ashcroft’s 1,400 square-foot home built in 1928 takes us to the Coronado Historical District of Phoenix, Arizona. There, Jon works as an illustrator/designer/art director who specializes in editorial illustrations, infographics, apparel and branding systems….

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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 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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