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Pre-Spring Cleaning

Tidy living spaces seem to make life just a little bit easier, wouldn’t you agree?  Life can get chaotic as the year progresses (think end of school, summer vacations, holidays, etc.), which makes this the perfect time to tidy up and declutter your home.  Keep these tips in mind while reorganizing any space in your […]

SF Spotlight: Saint Frank Coffee

It’s no secret that we love our coffee at DMID.   It’s also no secret that there are infinite numbers of coffee shops all throughout San Francisco.  What often sets certain coffee shops aside from others is quality of the coffee, and of course for us, design of the space.  Saint Frank on Polk Street is a standout […]

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 […]

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: […]

Happy holidays!

I am a bit belated in my holiday post, which I had hoped to get out well before Christmas.  Better late than never, right?! Given that it is the season of giving, I figured what better way to provide inspiration than to share a holiday idea from Denise Maloney Interior Design’s December charity involvement.  This fall, […]

Tables I’m loving right now

Sourcing furniture and staying on top of new products is one of the best parts of my job.  A great table, whether a dining table or side table, can make a room, which is why I thought I’d share a few tables that I’m drooling over… The Tobi-Ishi table, designed by Edward Barber and Jay […]

“My new favorite place”

My home away from home, our office in South Park, made the news today!  In SFGate’s feature on “Structures with Style”, South Park came in 3rd for architectural interests to see beyond the famed basics. I’ve been working in SOMA since 2004 and in/around South Park since 2007 and have seen it grow and change […]