Inspirational Homes

Wine Time: Three Unique Wine Country Estates Await

Sometimes you don’t have to travel far at all to find a further flung nook. And sometimes you don’t have to stay in a 5-star hotel for top-of-class service. Proving that, these…

Design Inspiration: Special Items For Your Home or Office

“Form follows function – that has been misunderstood. Form and function should be one, joined in a spiritual union,” said the great Frank Lloyd Wright, underscoring the fact that we love beauty,…

Landscape Design Trends

Just as home design styles come and go, landscape design also changes with the times. A local landscape designer details what’s ‘in,’ and how to get the most from your yard or…

From Wine Walls to Wardrobes, StudioBecker Fulfills Design Dreams

When designing or redesigning a home, great attention is typically paid to central spaces dedicated to entertaining. Smaller spaces are often an after-thought. But it’s within some of these more diminutive regions…

Spinning the Color Wheel

Six local experts on 2023 color trends Isn’t it remarkable how a global event—in this case, a pandemic—creates giant ripples that bring change to so many aspects of our daily lives? More…

DAY TO BREATHE – THE RETREAT: SF

Shifting Hearts, Minds and Spirits, One Leader at a Time    Just steps away from San Francisco’s iconic Land’s End Trail and its beautiful labyrinth, the sweeping views of the Golden Gate Bridge,…

LIVING ART

A Fusion of Modern Luxury and Time-Honored, Handcrafted Tradition from Chile  American interior designer Nate Berkus has said that “your home should tell a story of who you are and be a collection of what you love.” If there was ever…

Inside the Interiors: Creativity, Imagination, Inspiration

There’s nothing ordinary, nothing expected about a windowless ballroom on the lower level of an 18,000-square-foot 1904 Presidio Heights home that’s modeled after Le Petit Trianon at Versailles. But Gioi Tran and…

Sophie Says Zen is In

Serenity by Design After weeks of being sequestered in their residences—no matter how lovely they might be—many people crave a sanctuary for the soul. Recently, society’s primary contact with the outside world…

The Oceanside Community of Albany, Bahamas

The New York Times calls it “a rare find,” while Forbes describes it as the modern Monaco. Since opening in 2010, the 600-acre luxury resort community of Albany has been recognized as…

Haute Living Residences

Resort-like sanctuary residences offer peace for shelter-in-place or at any time when you need to be away from the city’s center and retreat to your own scenic estate. More than ever, we…