Wednesday, March 08, 2006

contemporary design resources

One of the topics I thought I would blog more about is design. To make up for my lack of posts in this area I decided to share some of my favorite resources for home accessories and furnishings. These are places I browse for inspiration and shop for gifts and for me. I hope you find these lists helpful.

7 design-focused blogs
MoCo Loco
cool hunting
apartment therapy
better living through design

8 stylish San Francisco stores
EQ3: 540 9th St, San Francisco, CA (415) 552-2626
Limn: 290 Townsend St, San Francisco, CA (415) 543-5466
Knoll: 317 Montgomery St, San Francisco, CA (415) 837-2100
Vitra: 557 Pacific Ave, San Francisco, CA(415) 296-0711
Propeller: 555 Hayes St, San Francisco, CA (415) 701-7767
Ligne Roset: 162 King St, San Francisco, CA (415) 777-1030
Zinc Details: 1905 Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA (415) 776-2100
Design Within Reach: 455 Jackson St, San Francisco, CA (415) 837-3940
(and other Bay Area locations)

9 interesting online shops
unica home
Design Public
Room & Board
shop composition

and one bonus: 2modern has both an online store and a good blog


At 5:42 PM, Blogger lerjia said...

Paul! Is that a picture of a wood veneer clutch purse? How cool is that, and where is it from?

At 6:39 PM, Blogger decor8 said...

Thank you so much for mentioning my site, decor8, I'm thrilled that you read it and enjoy it so much!! :)


At 9:26 PM, Blogger paul said...

Holly- my pleasure. Your blog is fantastic! I don't know how you find so many well-designed things each day. I have a hard time writing about one.

Elaine- the purse is from Relish. Here is the direct link.



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