unexpected guests: briana kranz corcoran.

unexpected guests: briana kranz / sfgirlbybay

I had the pleasure of meeting today’s guest at a fun event in san francisco. As a bunch of ladies were learning to mix cocktails in the midst of a floral studio, this lovely lady was off in the corner painting beautiful portraits of each guest that evening. I was so impressed with my painting (and that she made me so much more glam than I really am!) that I knew I’d continue... 
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simply art.

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apartment therapy. sometimes i like my art super simple. a collection of sketches is just so sophisticated looking, don’t you think? when at the flea market i always keep my eyes peeled for classic drawings like these — you never know when you’re going to find something really special (think treasures like antique roadshow!). i keep thinking i’ll start... 
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bfgf.

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i first came upon one of los angeles-based artist Lilian Martinez’s adorable sweatshirts on pinterest, which then lead me to her BFGF tumblr shop — where i just fell in love with her very original textile artwork. it’s like Gauguin meets the simpsons meets pop culture, and it’s just quite brilliant! BFGF is an art brand “inspired by transcendent... 
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Studio Tour: Artist Emily Snyder.

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today we’re dropping in on talented L.A.-based multi-media artist emily Snyder. i was introduced to emily a few weeks ago at our neighborhood coffee spot, fix, by jihan (who essentially knows everyone) and was excited to get home and check out emily’s website. and to be quite honest, it blew me away — this artist is so prolific it’s hard to know... 
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art collecting online.

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birgitta wolfgang drejer. home galleries have a way of looking so very sophisticated. like you’ve traveled the world more than a few times and these are just a few bits and bobs you picked up along the way. an artist you met in an italian cafe casually sketched you on a cocktail napkin and you just couldn’t resist having it framed and hanging in your salon. “oh... 
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