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Northern California

2021 Design Awards: Powder Room Design by Chad Dorsey Design

The pandemic did not stop the 43rd annual San Francisco Decorator Showcase from opening its doors—albeit virtually—to reveal an abundance of style.…

Northern California

House Sense

In Lisa Staprans’ hands, a California ranch home gets a light, bright update Images throughout by Thomas Kuoh “When I approach…

Northern California

2021 Preservation Awards: Best Transformation by The Wiseman Group

Interior designer Paul Wiseman of The Wiseman Group and architect Richard Beard of Richard Beard Architects transform a mid-century Joseph Esherick-designed…

Southern California

2021 Design Awards: Kitchen Design by Cooper Pacific Kitchens

THE RENOVATION ON the Bel Air home was well underway and the kitchen had been completely gutted by the time Steven Cooper…

Southern California

Kirsten Blazek Remakes The American Ranch House

The “Ranch” is so ubiquitous a form of housing that we sometimes forget how radical they were, transforming the landscape in…

Northern California

Revived Retreat

Amanda Teal infuses a weekend escape with one simple ingredient, love In the kitchen, Fyrn counter stools, School House Electric cabinet…

2021 Design Awards: Showcase Design by Martin Young Design

“The showcase was an opportunity to implement ideas, either new or not yet tried,” says designer Martin Young on how he approached…

Northern California

2021 Design Awards: Indoor/Outdoor Design by Wade Design Architects

Architects like Luke and Ani Wade of Wade Design Architects laugh as they recall their clients’ reaction to the initial scheme for…

Northern California

Family Affair

Brett Appel of Appel Architects designs a modern marvel for his father in Playa del Ray Photos by Tim Hirschmann “Drawing…

Northern California

2021 Design Awards: Commercial Office Design by Mark Cavagnero Associates and The Wiseman Group

OLD MEETS NEW in this striking office designed by Mark Cavagnero Associates and The Wiseman Group. Specifically, when a venerable San Francisco-based…

Northern California

2021 Design Awards: Residential Interior Design by Lindsay Gerber Interiors

Upon completing a project for a young family, interior designer Lindsay Gerber couldn’t sleep. “I don’t like to be at reveals. I…

Southern California

2021 Design Awards: Home Office Design

WHEN A MALIBU-BASED client commissioned a handful of independent guest rooms on his property, research led contractor Nate Garnero to the idea…