The summer solstice, which falls on June 21, marks the onset of summer and is the longest day of the year. It is celebrated as Tiregān in Iran, Kupala Night in Ukraine and in San Francisco you can even sip California wines, nibble local cheeses, and troll through the 100-year old Redwood grove on a guided tour in observance.
As interior designers we also see it as a time to enjoy the season with friends and family, while encouraging our community to make the most of their outdoor dwellings through gardening or updated exterior spaced.
The anticipation of attending this year’s International Contemporary Furniture Fair is a bit like going to a candy store—a remarkable candy store filled with some of the most talented, vibrant, and sweetest designers the world has to offer.
Greetings friends. My family and I recently purchased a new house and we’re slowly making it our own, one room at a time. To set the stage, our home is a 1930′s cottage nestled amidst the trees of Glen park. With exposed douglas fir beams, wide plank floors and big windows that overlook the canyon, it’s magical. Spaces unfold overtime and this home is no exception.
Meet Martha, the founder of a New York-based non profit organization called Blissful Bedrooms. Blissful bedrooms is a grassroots organization that takes remodeling to a whole new level of outreach—transforming bedrooms for the severely disabled young adult who by and large spend most of their time in their bedrooms.