Posts by Michelle Konstantinovsky

How did you get your start in the design industry and what drew you to glass in particular?I’m in the craft, design, glassmaking, engineering, retail, tabletop and gift industries. I wear a lot of hats!

There are hotels and then there are destinations...guess which category Miami's Urbanica Meridian falls into. The brand, which has three properties under its belt, wasn't conceived by traditional hoteliers, which may explain its utterly unique appeal.

Ready to get your craft knowledge on? The Furniture Society (a.k.a.

Between high-rise condos and towering tech hubs (looking at you, Salesforce), it's feeling increasingly difficult to find a quaint, old-school space in San Francisco that doesn't feel, well, old.

1. How did your dad’s career as a carpenter influence your interest in design? Everything about our life out on our family farm has been about working with our hands! If we wanted something, we made it. Everything from our house that was built to all of our furniture was hand-made.

Starting this month, the historic dome of Westfield San Francisco Centre is looking a little more cheery, courtesy of artists Samuel Borkson and Arturo Sandoval III, otherwise known as fine art collaborative FriendsWithYou.Borkson and Sandoval have earned a reputation for communal art pieces designe

By day, the quaint new shop on lower Fillmore Street tempts customers with the kind of freshly made fare San Francisco foodies drool over: House made pastries, sandwiches, salads, fresh pasta, cheese, charcuterie, and more.

1. How did you get your start in design?Interior design was something that I loved doing as a hobby so I decided to go back to school. It turned out to be the best decision I ever made.

Harvey Milk has remained San Francisco royalty since his untimely death in 1978, but in the past few years, his legend has been celebrated in an innovative artistic tribute that spans his homebase of the Castro District.

Quiz any art enthusiast on surrealist artist René Magritte, and they may immediately reference his iconic 1964 oil painting, "Son of Man." You know the one: A guy, a bowler hat, a strategially placed apple over the face?

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