Posts by California Home And Design

Free this weekend? We've got just the thing. Head over to historic Piedmont to check out the annual "Treasures Sale."

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Are you ready for spring? So are we! So in honor of the quickly-approaching season, our pick for this week's must-see shop is the Toronto-based Chive. Their pretty vases are just the thing for showing-off spring's best blooms.

Looking for accent pieces to add a little glamour to your home? How about the perfect gift for the design obsessed? This week's shop of the week is Michael Aram. We're big fans of the unique metalwork. His works are elegant and sophisticated and add a splash to any space.

Love is in the air! In this week's top five stories from across the web: A his-and-hers bathroom that's as functional as it is sexy; last-minute, hand-made Valentine's Day gifts; high-design SF restaurants for date night; designing for both the sexes; and 16 super-sweet locally made gifts.

San Francisco architect Michael Murphy had been creating retro-style illustrations for five years when he noticed a worthy subject in his own backyard—the city's modernist residences, which are often overshadowed by the Victorian Painted Ladies.

Okay, we'll admit it. We're suckers for chic hotels with sexy furnishings (see: here, here and here). So it should be no surprise that the second we got to take a gander at San Francisco's recently revamped Hotel Diva we were immediately smitten.

Pretty pink rooms; a home with an incredible view; beautiful hotels; the best florists in San Francisco; and modern florals. This week we're getting ready for Valentine's Day with the best links from around the web.

In this week's top five stories from across the web: a hot new showroom opens in SF; take a peek at the new and improved Dolores Park; get comfy with tips from the hottest designers; get away with the ultimate guide to Aspen; and pick up one of these manyly iPad cases. It's all in this week's Hot 5!

We've made no secret about how much we adore the LA-based Apt2B. Founded in 2011 by Mat Herman, the virtual, one-stop home shop has quickly become one of our favorite resources for snagging stylish, quality furniture and finds.