Posts by Mary Jo Bowling

Many tasting rooms and wineries in Napa Valley are designed to provide a faux farm experience, and there’s no shortage of spaces done with barns and agrarian motifs.

Today, the American Craft Council (ACC) opens the doors for their annual craft show at Fort Mason in San Francisco.

                  If you follow Bay Area design and lifestyle journalists on social media, you've probably witnessed them acting like children in the last few days.

 James Hunter, principal at The Wiseman Group, has been winning the interior design game for years. But on July 12 in San Francisco, he walked away with another distinction: As the champion of the third annual California Home+Design Designer Mix-Off.

The Neolith Tiny House rolled into San Francisco last week, and it is unlike any Tiny House you've seen before. Although it isn't large, the Jeffrey Bruce Baker-designed dwelling doesn't sacrifice luxury.

There was a time in America when rattan and bamboo furniture had no place outside of the porch or the patio.

No one gets to actually re-live the heady days just after college graduation, when the your entire career is ahead of you and all of your dreams seem destined to come true. However, through design, almost all things are possible.

          A few years ago, Austin Daikon of DAIKON, never dreamed he'd be creating high-end lighting and selling it through the showroom of one of the West Coast's most celebrated interior designers.

No one else on the planet could have done the teenage boy’s bedroom in this year’s San Francisco Decorator Showcase in quite the same way as Ian Stallings.

When he was invited to participate in the San Francisco Decorator Showcase, Jon de la Cruz felt he might be too busy to take on the project, but for him, the kitchen clenched it. "I like to design kitchens—plus I love to cook and eat," the designer says.

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