Posts by Mary Jo Bowling

When architect Jennifer Weiss spotted a Plexiglass bin that was overflowing with keys, papers and cellphones on her clients' kitchen countertop, she knew instantly she could make their lives better.

The San Francisco Decorator Showcase House, opening on May 1, can inspire in designers what I once heard famed restaurant owner Pat Kuleto call "ass against the wall cooking."

Designer Molly Luetkemeyer can escape to her favorite destinations around the world by staying right at home.

Classic garden style gets a modern update by Andrea Cochran.

On May 1, the elaborate doors of the 2010 San Francisco Decorator Showcase House will swing open to the public and style connoisseurs will fill the Washington Street mansion to admire the work of some of the top designers in the city.

My baby (due sometime this month) will arrive with a lot of baggage, literally.

After an exhaustive search, my best friend met the man of her dreams. Their compatibility, officially measured by eHarmony, is undeniable.

We all have at least one guilty design pleasure—items that are not necessarily stylish or high-end, but we love them anyway.

In the world of design, the details can make all the difference. That’s why I love a good doorbell.

There’s a subtle pressure put on parents-to-be when it comes to decorating and outfitting a baby’s nursery.

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