flora, foraged.

louesa

there’s a uniquely lovely little floral shop in san francisco’s hayes valley you need to know about. it’s tucked behind the beautiful h.d.buttercup shop, in bed, and it’s quaint, but in no way overly fussy. louesa is run by a a lovely woman of the same name and it’s not your traditional florist. it’s much more unexpected — natural... 
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miette, holiday style.

miette-cookbook

i stumbled into Miette bakery in san francisco’s hayes valley the other day, which is dangerously just around the block from makeshift society. i think it was the penguins in their festive holiday window that drew me in. i mean, who doesn’t love penguins, cupcakes and old fashioned candy? right, i thought so — nobody! so here’s a little holiday decor... 
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makeshift society: doors are open.

loft

well, guys, at long last makeshift society has opened the doors! we’re not 100% finished with construction, but just a couple of minor things to tweak, and we just didn’t want to wait anymore! it was so much fun to decorate, and i will be sure and update you as we progress. in the meantime, here’s a peek around our hayes valley creative co-working space and... 
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vsco + makeshift = good times.

2ab

last evening the awesome gang at Visual Supply Co. kindly hosted one of Makeshift Society’s first events. VSCO invited Makeshift and a group of about 100 of us to meet up up at sightglass, have a cup of their delicious coffee and then hit the streets with our trusty cameras (and iphones using the vsco app) for a photo walk through san francisco. a good time was had... 
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NM | BEST OF

016 Smitten

Growing up, the holy grail of childhood treats was a bucket sized bowl of ice cream served with all the fix’ins. Remember the 5-gallon containers they used to sell at the market? Those were intense. Nowadays, I still enjoy that delicious, frozen, milky delight. So, when I stumbled upon Smitten, I turned into that fascinated boy again. The coolest thing about Smitten... 
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