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2019 Office Design Award: McDonald’s HQ by Studio O+A

WITH ITS DECIDEDLY modern new headquarters in downtown Chicago’s West Loop neighborhood, McDonald’s honors its past yet clearly has an innovative…

Northern California

2019 Showcase Design Award: Catherine Kwong

INTERIOR DESIGNER Catherine Kwong viewed the 2018 San Francisco Decorator Showcase as an opportunity “to put something out there that closely…

Southern California

2019 Restaurant Design Award: Checker Hall by Design, Bitches

THE CHALLENGES of renovating a historic space are multiplied when it’s listed on the National Register of Historic Places. But Rebecca…

Northern California

2019 Residential Architecture Design Award: The Cut Out House by Fougeron Architecture

As part of the dwelling’s transformation, Fougeron Architects shifted the main living area to the back, which improved the flow and…

Northern California

Combining Forces

BK Interior Design creates a warm, modern home for an Egyptian family living in San Francisco. The home is upside down…

Southern California

A Perfect Respite In Marina Del Rey

When Ranjan Goswami, one of the youngest senior executives in the history of Delta Airlines, wanted to reinvent his home in…

Northern California

Zem Joaquin’s Elegant Eco Escape

Author:Lindsey Shook Photos by Jose Manuel Al Spending time with Zem Joaquin is a profound experience. As a businesswoman, editor, entrepreneur…

Northern California

Tailor Made

Lauren Geremia customizes a cozy and cool San Francisco home Photos by NICOLE FRANZEN Understated cool with a touch of edge…

Southern California

Connected to the Earth

PEOPLE OFTEN ENVISION Malibu as a coastal version of Beverly Hills. But the reality couldn’t be further from that vision. The…

Dreams Come True In Orinda

It’s a classic Bay Area tale: About five years ago, a young couple bought a home on a lovely sloping site…

A Heart Of Steel In Noe Valley

After decades of having its traditional wood structures decimated in the name of progress, San Francisco’s strict planning and building codes…

Haus of Design Marries Elegance and Ease in Beverly Hills

Clint Nicholas and Lene Schneider of Haus of Design are known for creating luxurious, understated homes. The pervasive sense of calm their…