Excitement: SF20 is coming back

Hedge Gallery’s booth in 2009 (Photo: Drew Altizer)

Mark your calendars for the 3rd annual San Francisco 20th Century Modernism Show & Sale (SF20).  It will return on  September 16th to 19th to the Festival Pavilion at Fort Mason.  The show will open with its glamorous Preview Gala on September 16th from 6:00pm to 9:00pm. Proceeds will underwrite SFMOMA’s education and exhibition programs to engage residents in the Bay Area, including over 55,000 children, teachers, and families, each year. Continue reading

Tea With Claudia: Jamie Drake

Jamie Drake & Claudia JuestelWith Jamie Drake at De Sousa Hughes (Photo: Moanalani Jeffrey)

My interview with Jamie Drake was conducted in a unique location, an elegant display room for De Sousa Hughes on the first floor of the Showplace Square building in the San Francisco Design Center. Having High Tea behind display windows was a first for both my guest and myself. As busy designers were walking by we sipped on Organic Darjeeling Estate by Mighty Leaf Tea, nibbled on various tea sandwiches fromLovejoy’s Tearoom and chatted about the evolution of a creative child to an established designer, about show houses, color, and inspiration. Continue reading

Next Tastemaker Sales on One Kings Lane


One Kings Lane has become an addiction for many, as almost daily we are introduced to new temptations.  Their Tastemaker Tag Sales, offering hand-picked treasures by some of the top designers and stylesetters around the country, have been the hottest tickets.  Mark your calendars for upcoming sales to make sure not to miss out on a special object or two. Continue reading