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  The secluded property in lower Hillsborough, a flat acre lot ringed by redwoods, was exactly what Dmitri... More»


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There is one thing Jeff Schlarb never wants to hear when guests enter a room he’s designed. “I don’t want them to say,... More»


Carissa Duncan designs like a city girl but lives like a country girl. To reach her secluded Carmel Valley ranch home, she has to ascend more than a mile of... More»


Mork Ulnes Architects, with offices in San Francisco and Norway, has designed everything from planned communities in the California Sierras... More»


At the tail end of the dot-com boom in the early 2000s, Leslie Williamson was making a solid living as a professional photographer. She was... More»


  For the first decade of their married life, whenever Carla Emil and Rich Silverstein would walk into their home, there would... More»


  When designer Emilie Munroe was approached by a 29-year-old single guy living with two roommates, she never thought he would... More»


Grace Street is a small, unassuming SoMa corridor lined with rolling garage doors to accommodate deliveries, a small parking lot, some... More»


When the sweeping bay views from Ana and Abdur Chowdhury’s living room windows become overwhelming (they stretch clear to Marin), a... More»


Skeeter Jones is a historical preservationist who doesn’t necessarily believe that history... More»