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October 2004
 
 
Bay Area Style
Books & Magazines: Oct 18, 2004

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David Weingarten's terrific Bay Area Style: San Francisco Bay Region Houses, 1893 - 2004 is a lush and representative collection of the huge range of style & aesthetic on display throughout our area. Architect and author Weingarten and photographer Alan Weintraub don't focus on contemporary housing so much as cap off an extensive study of the constantly evolving style of the region with photographs of some of the newest (and, in my opinion, most exciting and innovative) homes of San Francico, Marin and the greater Bay Area.
LINK: Bay Area Style

 
     
 
EQ3 415.552.2626
Retail Stores: Oct 10, 2004

3050-101-6slalomchairR.jpgEQ3, the new Target of home furnishings (and I mean that in a good way!), recently opened a showroom in San Francisco. The 9th & Bryant store sells EQ3's Americanized version of Ikea aesthetic: inexpensively made, underdecorated furniture and home decor items influenced just as much by the mid-century modern movement as by contemporary office furniture. Materials are a bit better and construction sturdier than much of the dorm living items marketed by Ikea; less veneer and more wood, less plastic and more steel. The prices are fantastic; I was aghast at the low prices of such items as suede sofas and the steel and glass desks I saw on a recent visit. The very young staff are particularly pleasant, and I recommend stopping by if you are in SoMA.

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