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  An architectural rendering serves as an illustrative blueprint, a 3-D modeled vision of a building not yet realized. It... More»


Erin Gleeson grew up on a Sebastopol apple farm, sandwiched between a goat ranch and a hippie commune. So it was an apt return to her scrappy roots when,... More»


  Perched high above Silicon Valley, this sprawling Los Gatos home literally emerged from the flames. The wood ceiling was... More»


  Wanderlust-driven photographer Lindsay Upson had been traveling around the world, covering ground in India, China, Guatemala... More»


  “Just brown, brown, brown,” groans architect David Yama of YamaMar Design, recalling the original state of this... More»


  When designer Nicole Hollis was hired to reenvision the former Hotel Tomo as the Buchanan, a new Kimpton hotel in Japantown, she knew what... More»


  Swings in the kitchen, rope ladders in the bedroom, chalkboard paint in the bathroom, and Astroturf on the deck: Precious, these spaces are... More»


  In the aughts, every new bar, office, and restaurant that opened looked like the candlelit hull of a sea-battered ship. “Reclaimed wood... More»


  Banish memories of grandmotherly florals: Wall coverings are not what they used to be. This, in part, is because the cost of printing high-... More»


  As Bay Area housing grows ever scarcer, the traditional backyard is becoming a disposable luxury. Space-crunched homeowners are converting... More»


  Architect Emily Huang of Huang Iboshi Architecture owns one, as do interior designer Susan Greenleaf, Joshua Aidlin of... More»


  It used to be that trudging upstairs was an end unto itself. Not anymore. Now ascending the steps is a carefully choreographed event. “... More»