Posts by Julia Benton
Italian designer Marco Stefanelli's most recent Brecce Collection includes beautiful reclaimed logs and cement blocks with slivers of light coming through.
At Culver City's Kopeikin Gallery, Alejandro Cartagena's bright photographs of new suburban developments in northern Mexico confront the postwar American dream head on.
Chris Dorosz: STASISSTASIS, is a new series of dynamic, wall-mounted sculptures by Chris Dorosz up at Scott Richards Contemporary Art. Dorosz uses celebrities as his subject matter to create his plexiglass forms that seem to move and transform as the viewer walks around them. Through September 1st at Scott Richard Contemporary Art, 251 Post Street, Suite 425, srcart.com.
Polish designer Tomek Rygalik's Chopin Sofa adds beautiful asymmetry to any minimalist living room.
Banners showing off Cindy Sherman's latest show at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art have been waving throughout the city for the past few months and the exhibit itself has been receiving much well-deserved press.
For the past five years, local SF artist Tina Frey has been the one-woman show behind Tina Frey Designs, hand-sculpting colorful resin to create beautiful, organic forms.
You wouldn't think that wooden ladders would be ideal for fighting fires, yet a few fire departments in America still swear by them for their strength, safety and durability. San Francisco is the last city in the nation to make their custom ladders by hand, building and maintaining over 350 wooden ladders for over a century.
Venice artist Gregory Beauchamp creates straight-forward, positive and joyful messages in edgy Xylene transfer prints. The beautiful black and white prints capture simple-but-profound sentiments of kindness and optimism.
Looking for another reason to cross the bridge to the East Bay? Many of the galleries that participate in Oakland's popular Art Murmur gallery scene are extending their First Friday festivities to include Saturday hours.
Artist Blake Kahan is the one-woman show behind Willow Ship, a pure linen home goods brand, printed and sewn by hand in her SF studio. All-natural and eco-friendy, Willow Ship boasts gorgeous tea towels, dinner napkins, table runners and placemats, plus conversation-starting decorative pillows.