Mod Men
Todd Goddard and Andrew Mandolene have a spring in their step since completing their restoration of the near-derelict 1957 home...
Reimagining the California Ranch, Low/Rise House Sets a New Standard For Sustainability
The energy-efficient Silicon Valley home that architect Dan Spiegel designs for his parents responds to their lifestyles, the...
The Ballet's Crown Jewels
New York City Ballet goers will be treated to a healthy dose of design this season.
Set on Stone
How a firm foundation—in history, place, and atop an old rock wall—sets the tone for the Depot House’s next...
A Green House in Japan Sets the Stage for Family Time
This single-family home in Himeji, Japan was built with three daughters, two dogs, and lush, green exteriors in mind.
Figma's SF Office Celebrates the Humanity of Work
Many companies are changing up the way workspaces look and feel—productivity at all costs is not the highest guiding principle...
Swiss Design Talk in SF
I'll be at Swissnex San Francsicso today, February 10th, to lead a panel discussion of Swiss design to help kick off an...
Seeing Orange in SF
Seeing Orange Dutch Design Week in SF is in full swing now in San Francisco, showcasing the best in Dutch design here in the City...
Paul Goldberger at AIA SF
Last week I had lunch at the AIA San Francisco to hear New Yorker architecture critic Paul Goldberger discuss his new book Why...
SF's Architecture and the City
It's September in San Francisco which means that our local chapter of the American Institute of Architects is hosting its...
John Madin: Birmingham Mod
Continuing in the vein of highlighting the modern design of yesteryear in the north of England, here is a BBC documentary from...
Waikiki’s Midcentury Revival Continues to Flourish With a New Jet Set-Inspired Hotel
While walking the Hawaiian streets of Honolulu, it’s almost impossible to avoid the connection that Oahu's South Shore holds with...
Set in the Future
When Tron raced into theaters on neon treads in 1982, the futuristic backdrops were a vis-ual revelation for cinema geeks.
AIA SF Design Awards 2009
San Francisco is a hotspot for incredible architecture—and this past year was no exception.
SF Creative Mornings Kicks Off
Friday morning in San Francisco saw not only torrential rain and spots of hail but the kick off of its own monthly...
Ant Farm Documentary at SF MoMA
Documentarians Elizabeth Federic and Laura Harrison's 2008 video about Ant Farm, the merry band of architects, video artists,...
How to Set the Stage For Outdoor Living With Scenic Doors
With an impressive array of scenic doors that capture views and connect spaces both inside and outside the home, Marvin Windows...
A Visit to Lily Chau's Acacia Shop in SF
I ventured into San Francisco-based Acacia on a random Saturday and knew instantly I had found a special shop.
SF Symphony’s SoundBox Experiments With the Classics
SoundBox is an experience that escapes categorization.