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Color of the Year 2016

The paint companies recently released their color forecasts for 2016 and the trend across the board was…WHITE! Benjamin Moore revealed their color of the year as Simply White OC-117, which is already one of our favorite whites. Designers are constantly faced with choosing the perfect white, and this crisp shade is a great option to […]

Cozy up to Fall

Despite the heat waves sweeping California this week, it’s hard not to long for the coziness of Fall with pumpkin patches popping up all over the place! Sunny California may not be quite ready for autumn just yet, but we sure are, so we have 5 quick tips to get your homes Fall ready… Be […]

Welcoming the SFFAS 2015

Last night, we attended a wonderful launch party for the 2015 San Francisco Fall Antiques Show.  Hosted at the classic Brooks Brothers store downtown near Union Square, the event celebrated the arrival of the 34th year of the SFFAS.  The delightful annual show always brings beautiful international antiques for collectors and appreciators alike.  At the […]

New DMID Office

We are very excited to announce that we have moved to a new office, right in the heart of the San Francisco Design Center!  We are now located in the Showplace building at SFDC.  Though we will miss our friends and neighbors in South Park, we are thrilled to be closer to our favorite showrooms […]

Back to School 2015

Can you believe we’re already entering September?  This year seems to be flying by!  As children start heading back to school, we are thinking of fun ways to make the transition back to the books as smooth, stylish, and organized as possible. Photo from Pinterest – Unknown Designer We love this storage idea for smaller entries!  […]

Marsala Madness

The Pantone 2015 Color of the Year is no.18-1438, Marsala.  It is a sophisticated, deep, earthy red reminiscent of hearty wines.  This versatile hue can be used in a number of different applications, from fashion to food to interior design.  Take a peak at our Marsala inspiration board and home accessory/décor shopping guide! Numbered Items: […]