A Very Special Blue Valentine with Tineke Triggs

A “Blue Valentine “ doesn’t have to be synonymous with “lonely."   I grew up in a Dutch family where Valentine’s Day was a time to honor friendship and companionship more than anything else. The color blue symbolizes loyalty and trust, and a Blue Valentine-themed gathering is a great excuse…

2021 Builder Awards: Builder of the Year, Jeff King & Company

Somehow it's not completely surprising to learn that San Francisco-based contractor Jeff King’s origins are in sculpture. A review of the homes he’s worked on—from a converted Edwardian near the Presidio to an update of a mid-century modern house in the Mission to the reimagining of a spec home in…

Out on the Town: Virtual Truffle Shuffle with Hewn

On Saturday December 12, Hewn hosted a virtual celebration for over 50 designers and friends, to kick-off the holiday season with a gathering unlike any other. The Truffle Shuffle cooking experience was emceed by special guest Ruby Red Munro, who treated guests to a few fabulous holiday-inspired performances while they…

Baja Beauty

Tineke Triggs dreams up a relaxing retreat for two families Shared materiality—such as the sectional’s leather rope- wrapped frame and the leather dining chairs, as well as the indoor dining table made of bleached oak and the outdoor coffee table made of concrete—visually connect the spaces. Photos by Paul Dyer.…

Welcome Home Again

Interior designer Tineke Triggs of Artistic Designs for Living gives her Sonoma County home a refresh that highlights its inviting vibe Photo by Paul Dyer “I always approach each project with three questions in mind: who’s the client; how will the environment inform the design and how will the home…

Save the Date: The 2019 Children of Shelters Jingle & Mingle

Children of Shelters’ annual fundraiser, Jingle and Mingle, is set to be held on December 5, 2019 at 6:30PM at the General’s Residence in Fort Mason. The event will feature Chinoiserie influences highlighting the Chinese and East Asian artistic traditions including a variety of art pieces, food, cocktails and dancing.…

Product of the Day: Autry

New from Tineke Triggs, the Autry tile will bring bold style to any kitchen or bath.

A Canvas for Character

Many remodel tales begin with accounts of homes in bad condition. This story is a bit different. The family who owns this house bought it after it had been freshly remodeled by a contractor and, although everything was serviceable, the character of the Edwardian home had all but been erased. As a result,…