CONTENTS PREMIERE ISSUE
20 EDITOR’S WELCOME
24 DESIGN SPOT Wonders in
unlikely places. By Zahid Sardar
29 GALLERY Beautiful objects
for the home inspired by nature.
Edited by Lisa Boquiren
41 E AT, P L AY, LOVE Marin
denizens reveal secrets no guidebook will tell, and our editors
pick the best restaurants, stores
and hideouts. Edited by Lisa
Boquiren and Mimi Towle
45 MAKERS Dustin Feider’s
magical tree houses can be installed in days. By Zahid Sardar
48 VOICES What it takes for
two Marin women to bring
California design to the nation.
By Carrie Kirby
109 PREVIEW In the Spirit
of Napa, a new book on wine
country. By Jennifer Raiser
116 RESOURCES A guide to
finding what’s shown in this issue.
122 REAR WINDOW A magnificent 19th-century resort still
beckons today. By Zahid Sardar
Find Bay Area–based Ruksana Azhu Valappil’s
superb handwoven and naturally-dyed NEEV
TABLE LINENS from India — sales of which
support international women’s groups — online.
Prices from $50 to $425. neev.life
The classic cinema style–inspired BELVEDERE
SLIPPER OCCASIONAL CHAIR by Michael
Berman is shown in ecru lacquer and ice-blue
velvet. Available to the trade at Sloan Miyasato.
THE SHADE TABLE by Lema by Francesco Rota
features sheets of treated metal arranged
crosswise, asymmetrically. The top is available in
different materials and finishes. Prices from
$7, 103 to $10,442 at Dsegnare. dsegnare.com