Architects

  • Yes, it's a home office, or a library or salon, or whatever you'd like to convert it to. What's still so fresh and surprising about Wright's work is the timelessness of his designs.…   See the Image

  • This is one of the largest sun rooms we've seen in a Wright home. The ground-floor access offers a spacious patio for summery entertaining. Peter Walker says the furnishings aren't included in the…   See the Image

  • The Winslow dining room was William Walker's favorite space, according to son Peter. The built-in benches joining the curving beveled windows is a particular Wright-ism and the home includes…   See the Image

  • The immaculate Winslow steps up its historic and contemporary cachet with four fireplaces, a 3-car garage, and original gorgeous oak floors. The rooms flow and join together in warm, sensuous lines,…   See the Image

  • SF Gift Guide: Sutro Tower

    Published 11/26/13 in Places
    SF Gift Guide: Sutro Tower

    Locals have a special affection for the crowning glory of Twin Peaks, so a DIY aluminum model of it is a must-have. Designed by local architect Laurence Srinivasan, it's made on Howard Street and is…   See the Image

  • SF Gift Guide: Lumio

    Published 11/25/13 in Houses
    SF Gift Guide: Lumio

    What is it about former architects and amazing products? If Moleskine and the Nelson Bubble Lamp had a baby, it would be Lumio, a lamp that folds up like a book designed by local cool-guy Max…   See the Image

  • SF Gift Guide: History and Design Series

    You may remember our mention of the Bay Bridge book a while back. There are three (so far) in this series, and a set of them would be the coolest gift for a design-obsessed local. Available at…   See the Image

  • Michael Murphy's SFMoMA Modernism Prints: The Embarcadero (Pink)

    Michael Murphy didn't set out to force Victorians to share the spotlight, but: surprise! That's what he's doing.A (South) San Francisco boy by birth, Murphy grew up with a kid's eye view of the…   Read the Article

  • Michael Murphy's SF MoMA Modernism Prints: Mendelsohn Modern

    "This one is more dramatic, with a different viewpoint, almost like Russian Constructionist art. In real life, the building, now the UCSF Women's Center, has been hemmed in by an addition that I…   See the Image

  • "Miami buyers want something beautiful and they're willing to pay for it," said broker Esther Percal of Esslinger Wooten Maxwell, at the roundtable discussion hosted by The Real Deal. Along…   Read the Article