If you’ve ever been curious to check out some of the Bay Area’s most distinctive homes, now’s your chance.

On ritzy St. Bart's—with its five-star resorts and millionaire mansions—the luxurious cluster of bungalows known as Villa La Banane is considered budget lodging, that is, for the rich and famous with money to burn.

If you detect a subtle buzz in the Los Angeles air this week, you’re not imagining things.

The house, designed by Fernand Parmentier in 1910, has been the belle of this ball before. It was a showcase house for this same tour in 1993.

For more than 10 years, Barbara Bestor has graced our state with exceptional architectural contributions.

Hearing a lot about spring cleaning right now? Sure you are. From dusting crevices and ridding corners, places, and spaces of clutter to donating old décor and adding a fresh piece or two, everyone's doing it.

1. Who is your biggest role model?  Albert Hadley—he had the most incredible way of combining the past with the present that was at the same time both classic and modern.2. Which movie or play do you wish you could have designed the set for?  I am waiting for the sequel: Fifty Shades of Beige.3.

Designers with Instagram accounts can go many routes with the kind of content they post. Designer and founder of kellybehun|STUDIO, Kelly Behun, takes the road that shows off her personal journey and inspirations.

This piece originally appeared on SF Gate. Make it a threesome for the PlumpJack Group.Next month, PlumpJack plans to open Forgery, a cocktail bar located right off the corner of Mission Street and 11th Street.

Photos courtesy of Jorge Novoa.Visit: Californios, 3115 22nd Street, San Francisco, californiossf.com.

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