Oakland Aesthetics
Perfectly content in San Francisco, the Pfeiffers couldn't help falling in love with a charming mid-century house, across the Bay...
Creative Re-Use in Oakland
Stephen Shoup is the kind of person to see potential in things that others might miss.
The Ramen Shop in Oakland
Nestled in the foodie-friendly neighborhood of North Oakland is a far cry from the ramen that you’ve come to know throughout your...
Modern Victorian House Preservation in Oakland
Mike McDonald, an Oakland, California–based builder, faced a common problem for Bay Area homeowners: an aesthetically pleasing,...
Ford + Ching Comes to Oakland
It’s been a busy few months for Willard Ford and Andrea Ching.
Simple, Concrete-and-Steel Fire Pit in Oakland
A fire pit adds a sophisticated touch to a home with a history.
Hide Out in a Tiny Concrete-and-Shingle Cottage For Rent in Cornwall
At the end of a winding country lane on the north coast of Cornwall, England, is a quirky vacation rental that combines modern...
Artists Need Apply: This Midcentury Home Comes With an All-Purpose Workshop for $949K
A former office building in Oakland, California, is now a charming single-family home with a versatile courtyard and studio.
A Minimalist Townhouse Provides Serene Accommodations in Historic Kyoto
Located in the 1,200-year-old historic center of Kyoto, Japan, and surrounded by green hills, Nichinichi Townhouse is a holiday...
Into the Woods
The efficiency and aesthetics of prefab proved appealing to the owner of this Dwell Home, built on a rugged island off Canada’s...
The Power of Color and What Each Shade Is Best For
Color is a design superpower that can make a small room appear larger, or an expansive space feel intimate and cozy.
Standard & Strange
Standard & Strange is a men's store in the temescal neighborhood of Oakland, CA.
Built-In Style
In Oakland, California, two designers transformed a 100-year-old barn into a (very) cozy home of their own by redefining the...
Issues Magazine Store
A great local magazine shop located in Oakland.
Designing the Perfect Office from Startup to Expansion
The design of your office isn’t just about aesthetics.
iT House, Joshua Tree
The iT House brings together raw industrial aesthetics with the tactics of green design to forge a new home in the sunbaked wilds...
Patrón Designed a Spanish Colonial Guest House with Modern Flair
The La Casona Guest House combines traditional Spanish architecture with contemporary & modern aesthetics; get an exclusive look...
A Green Approach
Architect Robert Swatt, designer of the GreenCity Lofts condo complex on the border of Oakland and Emeryville, California, makes...
Art Start
Curatorial manager Jennifer Strate O’Neal calls Creative Growth Art Center the “homestead” of a now-flourishing creative...
It Takes A Village
Civic leaders in Oakland, California, have been battling hard for decades to make the city as socially and economically healthy...

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