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A New Kind of Modern Farmhouse

A New Kind of Modern Farmhouse
This house was the best kind of design project:  nice clients with beautiful taste who aren't afraid to take some risks.  We started working with Brian and Hilary Coate in the spring of 2019 to convert their California cottage into a modern farmhouse.  Continue reading

Hand Work | The Art of the Block Print

Hand Work | The Art of the Block Print
If you know Elsie Green, you know that we really only traffic in two patterns:  block prints and stripes.  Our love of block prints goes way back to our first trip to India more than 20 years ago where we saw the blocks hand carved and the fabrics hand printed by artisans who passed their techniques down through generations.    Continue reading

Market Report | A Farmer's Market Inspired Thanksgiving Menu

Market Report | A Farmer's Market Inspired Thanksgiving Menu

We love a field trip, especially one that involves food.

We headed to the San Francisco Ferry Building, shopping bags and cameras in hand, in search of fresh seasonal ingredients for our thanksgiving menu. We found figs, beets, carrots, squash, kale, brussels sprouts on their stalks and pears to design our menu around.  

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