The jacket-over-sweater-over-button-up-over-tee look is a concept that San Franciscans are intimately acquainted with. This season, the layering principle extends beyond the closet and into the living room. October 2016, San Francisco magazine.
Playing it safe is overrated. This season, the best furniture—like the voluptuous Tom Dixon wingback or David Adjaye's Art Deco-inspired Double Zero loveseat—stands out in a sea of taupe. October 2015, San Francisco magazine.
57 items built, sculpted, 3-D printed, and sewn on Oakland turf, from a concrete bathtub to slinky lingerie. June 2014, San Francisco magazine.
Four multigenerational broods share their intrafamily gifting goals. Then we scour the city for the perfect presents. November 2012, San Francisco magazine.
Whether you're looking to pull a full Thoreau or just get buzzed beside a fire, gear to keep you warm, dry, and sated. August 2014, San Francisco magazine.
Six professional curators go head-to-head in three store-packed neighborhoods. The challenge: Knock off your entire holiday list in three hours or less. December 6, 2010, New York magazine.
Why brave crowds and cold when you can patronize New York's indie shops, sites, and designers directly from your own bed? December 5, 2011, New York magazine.
Your gift recipients may not have changed, but the city's shopping landscape sure has. What to buy at 50 retail rookies. November 21, 2011, New York magazine.
The perfect presents for each member of your extended family, plus your therapist, your boss, your kid's teacher, and your best friend's dog. November 22, 2010, New York magazine.
From kitchen tools to wildly patterned scarves, San Francisco is deep in the throes of an unbridled design-crush on Japan. Here, Japanese swag to satisfy our collective Far East fixation. November 2012, San Francisco magazine.