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The City by the Bay is - not at all surprisingly - home to some of our biggest and best startup projects. From digital currency inventors to post production companies, the roster of our own Homepolish-designed projects covers much of the vast entrepreneurial spectrum that makes up Silicon Valley. In addition to transforming Golden Gate City’s work spaces, our designers have been improving the homes of residents and their families - tech related or not. Drawing from the city’s diverse cultural history, our Homepolish-designer projects cultivate and expand the tastes of our amazing SF clients. So whether your startup’s funding was just approved and you need a bigger office or your quaint Haight Street apartment is in need of a revamp, we’ve got the designer to match your taste.

A Cozy and Modern San Francisco Home

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Who says modern means cold and sterile? For a hip couple in the Bay Area, Homepolish designer Carisse Lynelle created a clean home that is simultaneously cozy and livable.

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Skyler and Allie Vander Molen, Florida natives now living in San Francisco's Bayview…

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Skyler specifically wanted a coffee table that he could put his feet up on, according…

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The home is an eclectic mix of old and new. For example, the floor lamp is a find from…

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The most striking (and time-consuming, but obviously well worth it) was the new…

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Can we pause a moment to talk about how cool Skyler and Allie look? Like, can we be…

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That sleek leather sofa is just calling our names.

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If a modern living room doesn't have an Eames recliner, can it still be considered modern?

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The alder built-ins by Sebastian Parker Furniture serve the modern aesthetic, keeping…

Cooking Up a Family-Style Kitchen

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Anyone who loves to entertain knows how essential it is to have a beautiful kitchen. Homepolish's Jill Cordner renovated an old 1920s space to make it the perfect place for a young San Francisco family.

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A client in San Francisco's Mission neighborhood had been putting off a kitchen and…

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The brass nails on the luxurious velvet barstools (bar thrones, perhaps?) complement…

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From a previously dark, corridor-like space, the kitchen now exudes sophistication and glamour.

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The countertops were arguably one of the more difficult finds, according to Jill. "We…

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The contrast of the charcoal cabinetry with the light counters and stainless steel…

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Replacing the cabinet hardware to a brassy hue was simply the cherry on top.

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If we had a range like this, we would never leave the kitchen. We would just stay…

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Luxury only continues into the bathroom with a mirrored vanity and patterned floor tile.

A Stunning Bachelor Pad on the Bay

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In San Francisco, Homepolish's Leah Harmatz designed an atypical bachelor pad, one with light and modern furnishings and completely awash in sunlight.

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Don't you just love that old Victorian San Francisco charm?

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The Milo Baughman-style bar was a Craigslist steal.

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Who says manly bachelors can't have mini succulents and candles? According to Steven,…

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In San Francisco's Pacific Heights, Steven Leistner moved into a classic Victorian…

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The CB2 cement coffee table is softened by the hand-loomed rug.

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The leather sling chair is so saturated with color, it almost reads red.

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The faceted fireplace wall is a showstopper right in the middle of the living area.…

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Put 'em up! A Warhol Elvis print watches out over the white modular sofa. Or maybe…

A Designer’s Fun Family Home in San Francisco

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For Homepolish designer Alex Waidley, "home" should be a reflection of the person who lives in it. Tour with her through her wabi sabi, surfer-meets-skater, thoroughly California (and thoroughly Alex) abode.

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My dining room is my favorite room (visually) in the whole house. It’s just so yummy.…

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This surf print by my friend Jaymee Harney is so special to me. 1) Because I love her,…

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I honestly think the best-kept secret is that double sheepskin rugs are so reasonably…

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I start every day on this chaise lounge. There’s something about a window seat that is…

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The Outer Richmond area of San Francisco can be pretty gray and foggy. It was…

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Entryways are tricky! They are the first impression a guest gets of your home and they…

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If this were Cribs, I would say, “This is where the magic happens," but it’s…

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I brought the Japanese influence into the bedroom as well, but this time, I added some…

A Stunning Victorian Townhouse in SF

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Moving cross-country from New York to San Francisco, our designer Annouchka Engel took a tired 1876 Victorian townhouse in the Pacific Heights neighborhood and restored it into a gorgeous family home.

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And the couple added their new baby girl to the family a year after living in San…

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Hello, little dudes!

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We may not be babies anymore, but we definitely want a mobile of giraffes, ponies, and…

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And if the nursery didn't have enough visual interest, Annouchka hung a Wendy Vastaart

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One of Annouchka's favorite spaces is the bathroom in the master suite (we can't…

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A white laminate vanity blends right into the marble.

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Oh hey, porcupine!

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But of course. Doesn't your guest bedroom have two intertwined seahorses above your bed?

A New Couple’s Bright and Colorful SF Apartment

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When a couple moved in together, they turned to Homepolish's Nicole Newkirk to turn their apartment into a home. Now we're wondering if we could move in too...

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When Dani Wolinsky's boyfriend Adam moved into her San Francisco apartment, she…

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The leather sofa with the plush sheepskin is one of Nicole's favorite moments in the…

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Both the artwork and rug sport the same color scheme but in vastly different patterns.

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This bookshelf moment is adorable.

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OMG bay windows! When can we come over and steal your natural sunlight??

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Nicole even fit a compact workspace in the apartment.

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The sleek white Parsons desk practically blends right into the walls.

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Everything is better when it's topped with cinnamon! Lattes, pastries, and apparently…

A San Francisco Apartment All in Black & White

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What's black and white and modern all over? For a PhD candidate in San Francisco, Homepolish's Michael Hilal designed a stark and minimalist modern apartment.

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For PhD candidate and blogger for Leather, Lace, & Cupcakes Rebecca La Prade,…

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The acrylic dining table from Wisteria blends right into the common space. (A little…

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The blackened bamboo coffee table was one of the splurges according to Michael.

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A tufted velvet sofa from Z Gallerie plays into Rebecca's love of the Baroque period…

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And check out an up-close detail of that wall! Rebecca knew she wanted a feature wall,…

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Another classic twist, the Queen Anne-esque armchair from One Kings Lane.

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The golden bookshelves are actually finds from Pottery Barn Teen. Who says that you…

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Michael couldn't believe they were able to pull of everything in 2 months, and in the…