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11/23/2011

This winter, steel-toed work boots outnumber platform stilettos along Maiden Lane and Post Street in Union Square, as top international... More»

11/23/2011

In South San Francisco, birthplace of biotech, in a nondescript corporate-park building, paper lives. Cavallini & Co.’s headquarters is a... More»

11/23/2011

This winter, the style set is sporting head-to-toe looks in brilliant shades of crimson, scarlet, and burgundy.  More»

11/17/2011

Recipients can be checked off lists with one ring of the register rather than a point-and-click procedure followed by the week-long wait for UPS to arrive.... More»

10/21/2011

How’s this for a dream: On Black Friday, you skip the stores and not-so-clickable websites to get gifts instantly by touching an actual button. That... More»

10/21/2011

In his pre-Seinfeld days, Jason Alexander sang and danced in a McDonald’s commercial about keeping the hot beef away from the cold veggies—and... More»

10/21/2011

Just like precious stones, the most coveted plants are often the rarest. Species like Phylica pubescens, Petunia exserta, and Lotus jacobaeus can’t be... More»

10/19/2011

Deppea splendens (pictured above) went extinct in the wild in the 1980s, but rare-plant expert Annie Hayes, who’s famous among flora zealots for... More»

10/19/2011

Rock star industrial designer Yves Béhar’s latest creation for his company, Fuseproject, may help San Franciscans finally ditch their cars. A few... More»

9/15/2011

Does your teapot make you feel warm—on the inside? Or is it so high-concept that it leaves you cold? Chances are, if it’s handmade and... More»

9/1/2011

After seasons filled with drapey layers, designers sharpened their scissors to cut precise angles on all of fall’s top looks. More»