California Home + Design brings you the top design news in our State of Style blog. From art openings to new collaborations, we'll keep you posted on the most interesting happenings in the design world.
One of the most inspiring pieces we saw in 2011 was the enormous steel chandelier flickering with 75 oil lamps that Oakland-based blacksmith Daniel Hopper created for a San Francisco home.
What do you wear to interview one of the most stylist people in the state? That's the question that's been plaguing me since I found out I will be sitting across from the dazzling designer Trina Turk for the 2012 Design San Francisco Keynote.
California College of the Arts graphic design student, Justin Carlisle-Angrand, is kick-starting the holidays with some stellar news.Uber-popular design blog, Design Sponge, just named the talented Oakland undergrad a finalist in their 2011 D*S Scholarship – an international award that sifts out the
Editor's Note: Each month, Assistant Editor and Arts & Culture guru Bryan Anthony selects California's best upcoming art and design events. Mark your calendars—you won't want to miss these.
From its soaring rooflines and retro retreats to its celebrity culture and 354 days of sun, Palm Springs has long been called 'America's Winter Playground.'
If you're like us, you're always curious to see what tastemaker Pantone will declare as "The Color of the Year." Well, today the company announced that the color of 2012 will be PANTONE 17-1463 Tangerine Tango. We've been obsessed with citrus-inspired hues all year, so it makes sense that 2012 should follow suit.
Product Porch, the 6-month experimental retail collaboration between Specific Merchandise and Vitrine at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD), is partnering with Halcyon Tea, an independent tea shop in South Park for an afternoon of delicious specialty teas, pastries, excellent art, and design.
A statuesque two-headed horse, a winged man with a horse’s head and a three-eyed rabbit are all creatures depicted in artist Thomas Christopher Haag’s newest mural in Oakland. Using fine-line detailing and colorful symmetrical squares to fill and surround the animals, he gives this block-long artwork an unusual feel.
If you're like us, you probably have one (okay, maybe two or three) people on your holiday shopping list that are impossible to buy for. Relax. We've got the perfect solution! We recently partnered up with Giftly--a new site that allows you to create a customized gift card for anyone on your list.
Ward off the chilly weather with some of the city's warmest merchants in the famed Design District.