Posts by Mary Jo Bowling

The new Cocktail Collection by San Francisco designer Jean Larette invites you to drink in sophistication. Larette is no stranger to textile design, and her past inspirations have included international cities and coastal American towns.

Plenty of remodel tales have dismal beginnings, with descriptions of dark, dank or cramped spaces.

When it comes to bath design, we are seeing what you could call a sprawling trend.

For the past five years Collective Form has been bringing the best of European home furnishings to showrooms from San Francisco to Los Angeles to New York City.The American company buys goods from European design houses and places them in showrooms here and in Canada.

A major winter storm that's set to dump loads of snow in the Sierra Nevadas this week has us thinking about hitting the slopes and then cozying up in a stylish mountain getaway—such as this one by Jennifer Robin Interiors and Arcanum Architects. The kitchen (at right) is home to barstools from Mark

A new Ligne Roset showroom has opened in San Francisco, bringing it's modern, high-style aesthetic to the city's Design District. The French company's newest outpost is at 150 De Haro Street, in the Showplace East building.

To most, talking about the aesthetics of fire detectors isn't a sexy or high-minded topic.

One of the reasons we love architects is that they see what mere mortals don't (or can't).

This petite San Francisco house belongs to a couple who are first time homeowners. When they purchased it, the dwelling possessed a lot of potential—and not much else.

The San Francisco Decorator Showcase is one of the most anticipated events on the design calendar, and as the opening day (April 28) approaches, we are learning more about the event.The names of the participating designers have just been released.