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Outdoor Favorites

As we dive into Spring, I can’t help but daydream about spending more time outside in warmer temperatures.  Outdoor furniture is getting more unique and exciting with each passing year. Check out what has us feeling inspired for the coming season: The Fermob Bellevie Arm Chair in Capucine makes quite the seating statement with its brightly […]

The Corum collection

As I was walking to my office this morning, I passed by the Roche Bobois showroom and fell in love with the Corum collection of tables. Perhaps my current mindset of babyproofing led me to believe this would be the perfect family-friendly coffee table with it’s round shape, soft wool exterior and wipeable black glass […]

SF Spotlight: Park Tavern

The North Beach neighborhood is full of old San Franciscan charm, and home to an infinite number of cafes, shops, and galleries.  Across from Washington Square sits the rustic yet very sophisticated Park Tavern, where great design and food meet. Photo from Park Tavern Upon entering the restaurant, you’re greeted by their logo tile mosaic […]

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 […]

Best of Houzz 2015!

We are pleased to announce that Denise Maloney Interior Design was voted as one of the most popular design portfolios by the Houzz community.  If you’re not familiar with Houzz, it’s a source of great inspiration for home remodeling and design.  We not only post our completed projects on Houzz, but we also get great […]

The Kite Chair

My husband and I went to Berkeley over the weekend to begin scouting out furniture for our Eichler home that is currently under renovations.  What started out as “let’s just look at some options”, turned into, “we love it, let’s buy it”.  Oops!  I’m very excited to share our first purchase, the Kite chair designed […]

SF Decorator Showcase House

Last Friday we visited the 2014 San Francisco Decorator Showcase House for a (second) peek at how local designers transformed and reimagined different spaces within the 9,000 square-foot Presidio Heights mansion built in 1907. There were a couple spaces that really stood out, beginning with first impressions – The Entry.  The space, designed by Jonathan […]