Posts by Mary Jo Bowling
When I think of peacock chairs, I picture an exotic, 1970s-era, Foxy Brown–type character sitting in one,” says Peter Loughrey, president of Los Angeles Modern Auctions. He’s not alone.
Rare Device moves to the up-and-coming Divisadero Corridor; a famed vintage store throws a glam party to celebrate an expansion; and a San Francisco furniture powerhouse puts its outdoor goods on sale just in time for summer—get ready for the top design events in the City by the Bay this month.
For the uninitiated, stumbling upon the Westlake neighborhood—nestled between highways 35 and 280, just south of San Francisco—is like discovering the land that George Jetson forgot.
This month, we announced the winners of our highly prized CH+D Awards. Now, get the inside scoop from all the winners!For interior designer Jay Jeffers, winning the CH+D award for Residential Interior Design (less than 3,000 SQ. FT.) was a personal affair since he submitted his own home. We asked Jeffers to tell us a bit more about his favorites—favorite stores, architects and design trends.
This month, we announced the winners of our highly prized CH+D Awards. Now, get the inside scoop from all the winners!Culver City-based architect Zoltan E. Pali won a big award for a big project—CH+D Award for Residential Architecture for Residential Architecture (More Than 3,000 Sq. Ft.). We contacted the Pali to find out his SoCal loves and hates.
This month, we announced the winners of our highly prized CH+D Awards. Now, get the inside scoop from all the winners!When architect Jonathan Feldman won a CH+D Award for Residential Architecture (less than 3,000 sq. ft.), he had two entities to thank: fellow architect Cliff May and the humble caterpillar. In this web extra, we asked him for some more insights on design.
Packed is a word that's held dear in the heart of an estate sale junkie. And that's what this Berkeley estate sale promises to be: packed to the rafters.
You may know Leftovers as one San Francisco's best places to buy vintage furniture and home accessories. But right now they are also selling jewelry via estate or consignment. This is an important point because A) they have some really neat pieces and B) they are offering 15 percent off now through Valentine's Day, which is just four days away.
I've always enjoyed the Marin Designers Showcase, but this year was different. This year, I LOVED it. Visitors to the 15,500-square-foot home will be treated to the work of more than 20 designers on what can only be described as a breathtaking waterfront site on Belvedere Island.
John Lum, John Lum Architecture, San FranciscoThe BlobIn 1958, the The Blob referred to a black-and-white horror movie about an amorphous, people-eating hunk of goo from outer space.