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Talking Out Loud with BEAM …..


There has been an explosion of young entrepreneurs that are not in dot-com or finance. These new waves of young business owners are embracing more traditional job paths that forgo IPOs and embracing alternative careers. They are artisans, crafts persons, shop owners and skilled collectors who are keeping time-honored traditions alive. ”Talking Out Loud” is […]

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Play Date: Esqueleto …..

I love stumbling upon little boutiques in my own backyard. I went searching for a donut and found the adorable boutique, Esqueleto. The shop opened its doors in August 2011 in Oakland, CA and is curated by owner Lauren Wolf. Wolf relocated to the West Coast after eight years of establishing her namesake line, Lauren […]

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Pen to Paper: Media Console…..


Sometimes you get inspiration from the least likely of places. I have been working with a client on his San Francisco condo for about a year now, slowly adding pieces that we think represent his urban rustic aesthetic. He loves the mix of wood and metals but craves a touch of color in subtle ways. […]

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Loving Out Loud: Serena & Lily Spruce Street Sofa…..

So you know I like to break the rules right? Give the proverbial finger to the status quo. Be a rebel….well a rebel that wears cable knit sweaters and Chucks……but you get the idea. Many designers will tell you to keep your large upholstered pieces neutral and then add pattern and color through accents and […]

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Joy & Revelry Launch & Contest……

If you noticed a disturbance in the “design force” yesterday, it was because we had a game changer occur……. Joy & Revelry officially opened and debuted the Style Maven Shops. As a refresher, Joy & Revelry works with social media influencers and bloggers to create their own online retail experiences. I was lucky enough to […]

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Pen to Paper: Display Wall…..

I have been helping a great client slowly add a final layer of “finish” to his downtown San Francisco condo. You may remember the Jill Malek wallpaper I put up in his office a few months ago. He is a young professional who wants to balance his clean aesthetic with some more fun pieces, so […]

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Play Date: Centsational Girl and Crane & Canopy…

Hope everyone had a fantastic Valentine’s Day! The Partner and I opted for a quiet night in after being honest with ourselves. We asked what would recharge each us most and we decided that Greek take out, wine and some snuggling was more on target than a fancy dinner, so that is exactly what we […]

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