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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 New, Relaxed Office for Lonny

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When Lonny moved from New York to San Francisco to join its parent company Livingly Media, they called in their long-time collaborators (we're talking about ourselves) to design the offices, working closely with AllModern.

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Inspiration comes in all mediums and types!

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A touch of glam is always welcome.

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When Lonny moved from New York to San Francisco into the offices of their parent…

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Some of the staff demo-ing how incredibly comfortable the main lounge is.

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Curated moments of inspiration chill on the book shelves.

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Oh, wait but there are cool Acapulco chairs too? Now, we're in a conundrum.

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The bar cart was a favorite moment for both Gracie and the staff... we'd say we have to agree.

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In the main office area, linen-covered corkboards act as a space for workers to pin…

Bringing a Dreamy Bedroom into Reality

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For an ever busy bachelorette in San Francisco, Homepolish designer Alex Waidley created a bedroom where she can escape from her hectic life.

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For bachelorette Liz Baker, life is pretty crazy. Working full time with Intuit (with…

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And there's Liz with her adorable dog, Abby. Alex says playing with Abby was an…

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The blush linen-covered headboard adds a gorgeous feminine glam to the room.

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An asymmetrical brass lamp by Pelle accents the dresser.

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Equally glam, the nightstands are finished in silver leaf and have onyx pulls.

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Of course, the rose-tinted copper stool only heightens her sense of being a princess.

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A custom neon sign over the bed is a standout feature, lyrics courtesy of Liz's…

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Though it looks like a cohesive unit, the vanity is a mixture of pieces sourced from…

An Enchanting Kid’s Room in San Francisco

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For a young girl's 8th birthday, her parents promised her a room makeover. Homepolish's Carisse Lynelle proved that the most magical gifts don't come in a box.

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The headboard is fit for a princess.

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Even the lamps take on the whimsical forest look... it's like something from Alice's…

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Hannah made the woven macrame herself. And she even placed the wall butterflies in…

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Carisse let us in on a little secret... since all three ladies have black thumbs, they…

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And there's our little future interior designer now!

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They all LOVE the swinging chair, which on a good day can fit Hannah plus three friends.

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The ceiling fixture was a vintage find by Carisse. It casts light down into the room,…

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When Beth Samuelson promised her daughter Hannah a bedroom makeover for her 8th…

Summertime Designer Events

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Summertime and the living is easy... or so you would think from all the fun designer events popping up.

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Across the country in Seattle, our designers gathered at local Wakefield Bar for bites…

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And we didn't hold back on the bubbly for our designers in San Francisco. We scouted…

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In Boston, a tiny but mighty team of designers gathered for a tour of BoConcept.…

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On top of the Sixty LES hotel in New York, Tiki Tabu opened its doors for a…

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Homepolish staffers and designers mingled in the summer heat... thank goodness for the…

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Homepolish cofounder Noa Santos with fiancé Ross Matsubara and Eliza Jordan.

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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…