“Our team had the pleasure of staging the living room at 2950 Vallejo Street for an event featuring one of the Founders of Nextdoor.com — the fantastic new neighborhood social networking website. We worked with our good friends, Max Armour and Malin Giddings from SF Properties (http://www.sfpropertiesnews.com/) to create a room that felt both elegant and modern. We found some incredible pieces for the space — I especially loved the antlers with the gilded skull — elegant taxidermy! Check out the room above and contact us if you are interested in any of the pieces.”
Hope you enjoy this guest blog post from Jennifer Orne, a Senior Designer at my firm. Love her perspective on nature and how it inspires design!
Working with the landscape and not “making a mark” on nature is the point of Andy Goldsworthy’s work. I have been obsessed with his ingenious approach to sculpture and photography for years. Creating forms from natural materials such as stones, sticks, leaves, snow, and ice; these outdoor sculptures temporarily survive and then eventually disappear due to the whims of nature.
Here in San Francisco he has installed such works as “Drawn Stone” for the … more
Ahhhh….it’s Valentine’s season again. I say “season” because, like Halloween, it’s no longer just a day, but really a month-long marketing event. That said, love is surely something to be celebrated, so I say…dive in! Valentine’s reminds me of two important decorating points I’ll elaborate on here: 1. The color red, in small doses, can be divine. 2. Nothing livens up a house more than fresh flowers. RED I truly love color –and all its transformative powers. And the color red, in particular, can take a room from zero to sixty. However, much as I love it, I have found after … more