Five years ago we bought an old house in San Francisco with a fig tree. We tore the walls down but kept the tree. Months turned into years - very cold years - but we are finally putting the house back together. Thanks for visiting.

Posts tagged "design"
herriott-grace

herriott-grace

I can’t remember the last time I saw such lovely product photography. This company can do no wrong. I love everything they sell and just added them to my list of favorite companies. Plus the story is so very sweet; a father and daughter collaboration. See more on their site, here. Photography courtesy of Herriott...

wall decór

The last few years in interior design have really gone overboard with wall decors. By way of i.d. magazine I found domestic.fr and I’m pretty amazed at the amount of wall decors they have produced as well as the cost; most seem to be under 100 euros. I want to put most of these in...

kids’ house by studiomama…

I’ll confess I saw this on Oheedoh (apartment therapy’s kids’ edition) but I had to highlight it as well. Studiomama a London-based designer named Nina Tolstrup designs furniture and spaces. I love the Kids’ House (show below). It includes a sleepy area, lego wall, and exterior blackboard wall. I built forts of all kinds as...

still very much in the design phase…

This is the answer we give to everyone who asks us about the house. We’ve been enjoying combing through our stack of 6 years worth of Dwell mags and just taking our time during this phase. Joe even slapped some post-it notes on the wall the other day to help us visualize what we’re thinking...

new Blu Dot catalog…

Here’s a fun video of the photo shoot for Minneapolis based design/furniture company, Blu Dot. A long lost friend Matthew Rezac designed the catalog and it proves he’s still a rock star designer. Having spent 4 years in Minneapolis, I really enjoyed seeing real Minnesota snow in the video as well as a few familiar...

decorating without walls

As you may have noticed there hasn't been much renovating going on at house & fig. Things are moving slowly here (believe me, we're just as disappointed as you are)...