Posts by Robyn Wise

Designer Melanie Coddington crafts sophisticated interiors for a young family in a San Francisco CraftsmanIn the living room, Lawson-Fenning lounge chairs covered in cotton-velvet by Calvin Fabrics surround a coffee table by Made Goods. The bold drapery fabric is by Fabricut.

Arthur McLaughlin has a passion for creating inviting, urbane interiors for city-dwelling clients who often escape to Sonoma. He applied this same lauded style when designing his own vacation retreat in Healdsburg.

Somewhere between drawing and sculpture, in a liminal state between speculative and concrete form, lies the art of Andy Vogt.

“To me, textiles are a very broad, complex and politicized landscape,” says artist Josh Faught  of his chosen material.

Since opening in San Francisco’s Dogpatch neighborhood two years ago, Minnesota Street Project has become a touchstone of the area’s creative-industry boom.

As the juggernaut of the women’s movement illuminates gender inequality across industries—from entertainment to politics to food culture—the field of architecture is also rousing to change.

If your idea of indulgent summer reading involves curling up with a gorgeous coffee table book in an air-conditioned study instead of napping under a novel at the beach, here are four recently published art and design tomes to get lost in.For a shot of pure joy and a visual palette-cleanse, it’s har

As San Francisco’s multi-story Salesforce Transit Center opens this weekend with a public celebration, there are still a few unknowns: the start date of train service, the tenant for the restaurant space in the five-acre rooftop park and how to finagle a private ride on the gondola, which is slated

Among the maker fairs cropping up everywhere, American Craft Council’s venerable fine craft show in San Francisco (August 3-5) remains one of the most respected for its juried selection of contemporary handmade objects from top artisans across the country.

Those who’ve encountered a sentry of massive, totem-like sculptures currently occupying San Francisco’s Civic Center Plaza and pondered the objects’ meaning will soon have a chance to hear directly from the artist who made them at a dedication ceremony for the city’s new public artwork tomorrow, Thu

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