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These four walls: Sarah and Danny’s house tour

These four walls: Sarah and Danny’s house tour

Posted by on Nov 13, 2009 in Between these four walls: house tours, Decorating, Design, Houses, San Francisco Design | 8 comments

It’s been a while since the first post in my house tour series, so it’s high time for another one. If you recall, my goal with this series was to show how real people live stylishly, and how different homes can really show the personalities of their owners. The home we’re touring today is no exception. We’re visiting Sarah and...

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Picture window

Picture window

Posted by on Aug 15, 2009 in Decorating, Design, Houses, San Francisco Design | 0 comments

It looks like it’s going to be a lovely sunny day in San Francisco (is the August fog over??). So we’re going to try and get out and about to the park, the beach maybe. In making our plans, I was reminded of this lovely photo, spotted on Flickr a while back, of a window in the Marina District. The Marina, with its views of the Bay, beach and...

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At home in the Hamptons

At home in the Hamptons

Posted by on Jul 12, 2009 in Between these four walls: house tours, Decorating, Design, Houses | 4 comments

Every once in a while you find a place that somehow restores your spirits. Of course, if you’re lucky, your home has that effect too. But I’m talking about finding another place, perhaps a B&B you escaped to one weekend or the home of a friend who hosted a weekend wedding party. Somewhere that still evokes happy memories many years later....

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Photogenic houses

Photogenic houses

Posted by on Jun 23, 2009 in Decorating, Design, Houses, Inspiration | 2 comments

If you’ve ever wondered where interior design magazines stage their photo shoots, you should check out some of the location agencies’ web sites. I’ve been browsing Light Locations recently. There are dozens of wonderful homes (mostly English, although some are overseas) to ogle. Granted, they’re a little depersonalized, as...

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A concrete lightbox

A concrete lightbox

Posted by on Jun 13, 2009 in Decorating, Design, Houses | 0 comments

I was in Seattle yesterday and, while waiting at the airport for my flight home, I picked up a copy of Seattle Homes. I was pleasantly surprised to find this stunning and unusual home inside. I like North West style with all its drama and outdoorsy-ness. This home evokes some of that same spirit, but is made entirely of concrete, cedar wood and glass. The...

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