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Sangria Wine

Labor Day weekend marks the official end of summer.  This sangria recipe is fresh, fruity and best poured over ice.  Enjoy and we’ll catch you in the fall. 2 or 3 cups of mixed berries (blueberries, strawberries, or blackberries work) … Continue reading

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Horsing Around For A Good Cause

  Last weekend the Sonoma Horse Park hosted The Giant Steps Charity Classic.  Our resident equestrian, Katie, attended the over-the-top fabulous show and shared a few snapshots from the day.  French luxury purveyor Hermès displayed its trademark equestrian chic aesthetic.  … Continue reading

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Do What You Love

While sadly I couldn’t be there in person, I followed last month’s epic Armory Art Show with great interest from afar.  One artist who is represented by San Francisco’s own  Haines Gallery  caught my eye in a profound way.  Monir … Continue reading

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Palm Springs Living

Every February throngs of midcentury architecture and design aficionados, like myself, descend upon Palm Springs for Modernism Week.  With over 250 events, tours, films, lectures and parties, it is THE celebration of midcentury design. This year, I am thrilled to have … Continue reading

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Making A House A Home

We love client installations.  It’s probably the closest an interior designer ever gets to that HGTV-style reveal complete with the requisite squeals of delight.  We had one last week for a fabulous family with four young children.   Decorating for this … Continue reading

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It’s Time To Winterize

When the weather outside is frightful, little is more delightful than being at home.  Here’s a look at how we amp up the cozy factor this season. Diptique Feu de Bois Candle, Monogrammed Linens, Mongolian Lamb Pillow, Branch Candelabra  , Furry Throws

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Our design director Katie McCaffrey recently returned from being blown away at CES. Here’s what she had to say about the smartest appliance for the kitchen: Imagine a refrigerator door that works like an i-Pad.  The geniuses at Corning and Samsung … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

I hope that you welcome 2016 with a “bang!”  We scouted this memorable coffee table at Design Miami and it left quite an impression.  Although I still can’t decide where it belongs in my home, it reminds me to just … Continue reading

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Miami Vice Part Deux

As the rain storms pummel the Bay Area, my mind keeps wandering back to Miami and the fascinating art that stirred my soul.  Art is alive and well, my friends. It shocks, inspires awe and reminds me that creativity has … Continue reading

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 It’s no great secret that my favorite annual getaway is the one that I take to Art Basel Miami every first week of December. While some people are wrapping themselves in greenery and tinsel, I prefer to hightail it south for … Continue reading

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