Mod Men
Todd Goddard and Andrew Mandolene have a spring in their step since completing their restoration of the near-derelict 1957 home...
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...
The Ballet's Crown Jewels
New York City Ballet goers will be treated to a healthy dose of design this season.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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.
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,...
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...
Washington State Vacation Home Sets the Stage
Blessed with an enviable site on the sylvan shores of the Strait of Juan de Fuca in Washington state, architect Anthony...
SF Symphony’s SoundBox Experiments With the Classics
SoundBox is an experience that escapes categorization.
Wundrwatch Sets Its Own Time
Wundrwatch aims to reinvent the concept of traditional timepieces and encourage the user to see time in a completely new light.
No Walls Were Knocked Down in the Making of This SF Pad
Materials and furniture transformed the layout of this San Francisco house, without the need for dramatic structural intervention.
Hope for the Jet Set
I'm about to hop on a transatlantic flight and am not looking forward to 12 hours in the same tiny seat.
Writer-Gardener Debra Prinzing in SF March 5
While British author Virginia Woolf heralded the benefits of “a room of one’s own,” writer, master gardener, and outdoor...