Designer Shopping Guide: San Francisco

Ever wondered where designers find such unique and amazing pieces? Whether you’re looking for modern furniture, amazing art, vintage furniture or antiques, we’ll let you in on a few of our decorators secrets spots with our Designer Shopping Guide. Since March is the month of Spring Break, we thought we’d ask our designers to share their favorite places to shop for decorative accessories and furniture in some of our favorite cities across the US.

If you get the travel bug this month and visit one of our featured cities, be sure to stop in our decorator’s favorite stores. We’ll review a new city each week, but we’re starting close to home (for us!) with San Francisco, in no particular order.

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Everyday Dining Table Design

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A dining table is a statement piece, something reflective of your home’s overall style and a gathering place for family and friends. But if you aren’t careful, your table can all too easily become a dumping ground, a place for stray papers, computers, dishes, and other odds and ends. And there’s nothing chic about clutter. However, with a few key decorating moves you can transform your dining table into a showpiece without making it so formal it’s unlivable for the day-to-day. Whether it’s in your kitchen or in your dining room, we have four designer tips and tricks to help you make your dining table look polished at all times!

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Lighting Design: Five Designer Tips

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Good lighting can totally alter the mood, right? So it’s really important to make sure you have the best lighting possible in your space. Even though lighting design can be the key step in tying your room together, it is one of the most overlooked points of interior design. We’ve boiled lighting design into three key types of lighting—overhead lighting, ambient lighting, and task lighting—to help you crack the code on having a perfectly lit interior.

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Four Decorating Ideas for Your Stairs

A staircase is an often-forgotten area when it comes to interior design. But when wooden stairs get old, it can become an eyesore, detracting from the overall look of your home. Fortunately, there are several simple decorating ideas that can offer a staircase a major face-lift without a major price tag. Below, we have a few decorating ideas to elevate the look of your steps and make them pop!

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