FOG Design+Art 2018

I love starting the new year with FOG Design+Art. There’s always a good showing of beautiful and thought-provoking art that often glows, sometimes fades, hangs, sits, and many times surprises. We all love our John Baldessari, Helen Frankenthaler, and Yayoi Kusama but it’s exciting to discover new artists and new works. Things to know: Leading…

Prêt-à-Portea at The Berkeley

It's been a few years since our family enjoyed the legendary afternoon tea at The Berkeley Knightsbridge. Unlike any other afternoon tea we've ever had, Prêt-à-Portea features a new collection of  fashion designer-inspired cakes each year. I recently saw the 2018 line up and am blinking my eyes, tapping my heels thinking I might just reappear…

San Francisco Pop-Up Experience

I used to think pop-ups were just for food. Well not anymore. The Color Factory, launched in August, has shown my daughter and I that it’s about creating a complete package of sensory experiences. Created by Leah Rosenberg of Oh Happy Day with design by Erin Jang, it's a sensory sensation that has locals all…

Home Inspiration: Texture

I'm gathering ideas for our new home. GARDEN IDEAS Beautiful stone walls just outside Rose How on Hawkshead Hill in the Lake District of England. Wondering if we could recreate something like this in our backyard. INTERIOR IDEAS I love the mix of the soft textile rug, wood plank floor and cast iron bed detail.…

Single Thread Farm & Inn

Located off the downtown Healdsburg square, sits one of my new favorite places to eat, sleep, discover, and to simply be inspired. By now you may have been or read one of the many stories - I like this one - about Single Thread Farm. I’ll try not to repeat what many articles have already…

Emo, Selfie-Taking Mannequins

A sad statement on our current culture or easy last-minute costume? I'm not judging, these mannequins look like they take better selfies than I.  Read article on Complex

Cruises Far Away

I've never been on a cruise, by choice. However, the new ad campaign from Celebrity Cruises has peaked my interest. Bravo on embracing worldly views with gorgeous graphics.