Based in San Francisco, Deborah Bishop has written for Dwell almost since the first issue hit the newsstands. She also writes frequently about art, craft, and other stuff that comes her way, and remains an enthusiastic consumer of books made from dead trees.

It Was an Abandoned, Barely Built Mansion. They Made It a Real Home
Embracing the idea of a modern ruin, a Northern California couple carve a house out of the incomplete concrete garage and...
A Resilient Residence Replaces a Home Destroyed by Wildfire in Northern California
After a devastating blaze, a Napa Valley couple rebuild with durability in mind.
Expanses of Glass and Broad Trellises Bring Clarity to a Renovated Home in San Francisco
Architect Anne Fougeron softens and brightens a ’60s-era residence, adding a new glass pavilion.