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Couple Seeks Relaxed Glamour- CA Home & Design Explains

January 23, 2014




California Home & Design Features Presidio Home
We loved being featured in California Home & Design’s Online Home Tour this January. The author beautifully captured the essence of this project. Enjoy.
“When a young couple (with newborn twin boys!) sought a home that exuded warmth, major San Francisco style, and was also suitable for both casual living and more formal occasions, they called upon the talents of Kendall Wilkinson Design.
Kendall gave the couple the comfort they asked for while casting an effortless, glamorous spell over the whole home in SF’s beautiful Presidio.
The living … more

Sprucing Up For The Holidays

December 15, 2013
Holiday Vignette in California Home Magazine


At this time of year, the design studio and store turn into ‘Santa’s Workshop’ as we ready for the holidays. The vignette above, featured in California Home Magazine, features Ango Lighting’s Branching of silkworm cocoons hand-soldered onto a wire matrix. This is a perfect way to add sparkle to your mantel for the holidays. Read more. Press Page
Here are a few additional tips from Kendall to create a festive home environment:
Consider rearranging your space – When preparing for your holiday party, moving a couple of pieces of furniture around to create intimate seating groups can provide an … more

C Magazine Calls It “The Perfect Penthouse”

November 7, 2013
The Perfect Penthouse




The Perfect Penthouse
C Magazine recently went behind-the-scenes with Kendall Wilkinson Design to discover how to transform a client’s dream into the perfect penthouse.
Our client, a business executive of a global consumer products company, had acquired a very dramatic flat in the tallest residential tower in San Francisco. His dream was a private and rather old world residence with classic grace.
The approach was linear and crisp. The palette was simple: black, white, anthracite, espresso, and charcoal.
Thank you to our friends at C Magazine and to author, Diane Dorrans Saeks.
Visit our Press Page to read … more

Look and Feel of Design Magazines

October 25, 2013
Design Magazines Featuring Kendall Wilkinson


Kendall Wilkinson Design Featured in an Array of Design Magazines in October
One of my favorite things to do is to luxuriate in exquisitely written and curated design magazines. I love seeing the double-wide spreads and feeling the coated paper. This month I was humbled to see my work featured in an array of my favorite magazines. Hats off to all the design magazines in the world. Thank you for informing my work over the years. Starting from top to bottom on the above image, here is what is featured:
House Beautiful asked that I photograph what inspired me while on holiday … more

‘Be Fearless’-Coastal Living Takes Five With Kendall Wilkinson

September 22, 2013
Coastal Living Q&A




Interior designer Kendall Wilkinson of San Francisco talks color, texture, and art with Coastal Living.
What should homeowners bring to a first meeting?
KW: Whether it’s swatches of fabric, images, or a Pinterest page, they need to come with whatever tools will help them communicate what they want out of every room.
Rule of thumb when using bold color?
KW: Be fearless! Just be sure to layer your shades with a mix of textures, patterns, and a cast of complementary hues for a grounded look.
For timeless style, take a page from…
KW: Albert Hadley, Sister Parish, Dorothy Draper, and Michael Taylor.
Favorite finishing … more

Press: Bungalow 1a

November 9, 2012
Bungalow 1a Kendall Wilkinson Design


We’re thrilled to have been featured on Bungalow 1a – it’s one of our favorite blogs to read every week. In the interview you’ll find out the five essential pieces that every individual should have in their home. What I think makes a great room and more! Be sure to pop over and take a look.

Press: San Francisco Chronicle

August 22, 2012
Kendall WIlkinson Design for The World featured in The San Francisco Chronicale


This summer we had the opportunity to work on an exciting new project – transforming a luxury residence on the largest privately owned yacht on the planet, The World. The timeline was incredibly short, the quarters tight and the security even tighter however, Kendall Wilkinson Design was up for the challenge!
Pop on over to the full article to read about all about the project, working with Homeland Security and how we ultimately sourced and installed everything in 24 hours. It’s always a pleasure being included in the Chronicle; thank you to the team that put this piece together! … more

Press: Matchbook Magazine

June 11, 2012
Matchbook Magazine Featuring Kendall Wilkinson Design


Today we’re excited to share that we’ve been featured in one of our favorite online magazines – Matchbook. The new June issue of Matchbook Magazine is out and we’re thrilled to be included. You’ll get a glimpse into our studio. Thank you, Matchbook, for including us in this issue.

Press: Kelly Market

May 25, 2012
Kelly Market Short List with Kendall Wilkinson


I was so excited to be featured on one of our favorite blogs: Kelly Market. She asked me questions about what my favorite charity is – to my signature cocktail – to where I’d like to travel next. Let me tell you, it was so much fun putting this post together for her. Take a peek at my favorite things!
Have a wonderful holiday weekend everyone!

Press: House Beautiful May 2012

May 15, 2012
House Beautiful May 2012


The latest issue of House Beautiful is out on the newsstands. I have to tell you – it’s a stunning issue! We were excited to see our custom Lucite table and turquoise chairs featured on page 116 in a town house in Washington D.C. – if you have a copy be sure to check it out, if not click here to see it!