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As a renowned mecca for creative types, Germany’s capital city is an interactive exhibition of cutting-edge arts and design.

As the founder of local LA's Apt2B.com Mat Herman knows the best local spots for finding awesome home finds. As curator, buyer, and tastemaker of his own brand he lets us in on some places that most inspire him. ”I realize that Apt2B can’t be all things to all people, plus that would just be boring. I love to mix and a match with my own décor at home,” he says. Check out all of his favorite LA spots. Plus! Tell us the must-go spots in your neighborhood!

Free this weekend? We've got just the thing. Head over to historic Piedmont to check out the annual "Treasures Sale."

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Are you ready for spring? So are we! So in honor of the quickly-approaching season, our pick for this week's must-see shop is the Toronto-based Chive. Their pretty vases are just the thing for showing-off spring's best blooms.

Looking for accent pieces to add a little glamour to your home? How about the perfect gift for the design obsessed? This week's shop of the week is Michael Aram. We're big fans of the unique metalwork. His works are elegant and sophisticated and add a splash to any space.

Love is in the air! In this week's top five stories from across the web: A his-and-hers bathroom that's as functional as it is sexy; last-minute, hand-made Valentine's Day gifts; high-design SF restaurants for date night; designing for both the sexes; and 16 super-sweet locally made gifts.

San Francisco architect Michael Murphy had been creating retro-style illustrations for five years when he noticed a worthy subject in his own backyard—the city's modernist residences, which are often overshadowed by the Victorian Painted Ladies.

Okay, we'll admit it. We're suckers for chic hotels with sexy furnishings (see: here, here and here). So it should be no surprise that the second we got to take a gander at San Francisco's recently revamped Hotel Diva we were immediately smitten.

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