“Design is so simple. That’s why it’s so complicated.” –Paul Rand

A San Francisco Design Collective Reveals its Impeccably Cool Creative Studio
Nicole Hollis and her thriving design collective just completed a six-month renovation that transformed a 1920s industrial space...
San Francisco Design Week
San Francisco is a hotbed for design, spanning the disciplines of art, architecture, graphic design, illustration, and more.
10 Modern San Francisco Homes
Mention San Francisco and you might stir up images of steep streets lined with colorful and historic Victorian...
9 Stellar San Francisco Renovations
If you've ever embarked on a renovation in California, you know how challenging the historic preservation laws can be.
A Sleek Kitchen Renovation in San Francisco
In a San Francisco kitchen, a sleek series of custom cabinets camouflages an armada of professional features.
Landscape Design for All Climates
Seven landscape architects across the United States explain how they mastermind inspired designs showcasing the best of their...
A Two-Part Landscaping Renovation in San Francisco
In an unusual collaboration among birds, wind, and one of San Francisco’s leading landscape architects, a California designer has...
This Japanese-Inspired House in Sydney Defies a Triangular Site
A challenging site prompts studioplusthree to get creative to bring light, views, and improved energy efficiency to this...
Budget Breakdown: A Design Duo Give Their San Francisco Loft a Modern Makeover For $70K
The homeowners tackled much of the work themselves to refashion a dated home into the ultimate, 700-square-foot city loft.
Nearly 80 Years Later, an Architect Rescues a Japanese-Inspired Masterwork Designed by His Father
New owners of an influential Portland, Oregon, house by Pietro Belluschi discover there’s more than architecture on the property.
6 Tiny Outdoor Pavilions Inspired by Japanese Tearooms
A "chashitsu," which literally means “tearoom” in Japanese, is a freestanding, pavilion-like structure that was used for tea...
8 Japanese-Inspired Spaces We Love
The small archipelago in the Pacific Ocean has had a big influence on architects and designers across the globe, from São Paulo...
A Japanese-Inspired Flat in Singapore Embraces Flexible Spaces
A couple integrate clever space-saving techniques learned from Japanese micro homes via a flat renovation in Singapore.
Now in its Fifth Year, the FOG Design+Art Fair Shakes Up San Francisco
Bringing together leaders in design, art, and culture, the FOG Design+Art Fair is on view January 11–14, 2018 at the Fort Mason...
This Three-Level Loft in San Francisco Is an Artist's Sanctuary
This lively live/work studio in San Francisco's Dogpatch is a constant work-in-progress that mirrors its inhabitants' creative...
Devising Clever Solutions For a Small San Francisco Loft
A software engineer outfits his tiny apartment with flexible design ideas.
This Renovated Esherick Perfectly Frames the San Francisco Bay
Located in the city's iconic Sea Cliff neighborhood, a historic abode is treated to a stunning renovation.
Sound Design for a Bustling San Francisco Restaurant
Bellota becomes the sixth Bay Area establishment to fine tune noise levels with Meyer Sound Constellation technology.
A Compact Three-Story Brick Loft in San Francisco
Making the most of vertical space unleashes the potential of a petite San Francisco project.
Striking Slatted Wood and Glass Home in San Francisco
Teaming up with architect Craig Steely, an industrial designer and a mechanical engineer find just the right design for a...