unexpected guests: marisa haskell + dave ball.


meet Marisa Haskell and Dave ball — today we’re visiting the soon to be married, creative couple’s charming home in Oakland, california, recently photographed by melissa kaseman. Marisa is a jewelry designer and owner of Marisa Mason — handmade pieces with a beach aesthetic, mixed with a rock ‘n roll modern lux quality.  Dave is a woodworker... 
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unexpected guests: abigail doan.

unexpected guests: abigail doan / sfgirlbybay

Today’s guest hails from NYC and she is Abigail Doan, an extraordinary artist, writer and the director of her own creative agency, Lost in Fiber. Abigail is an avid collector of art objects, artifacts and textiles and splits her time between New York and Europe where she creates studio projects and events that promote cultural and environmental preservation. Her most... 
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unexpected guests: jessica comingore.


i’ve been following jessica comingore around the internet for as long as i can remember, admiring her from afar. but recently, after moving to jessica’s native city of los angeles we ran into each other and finally met face to face. we then met up for coffee and i asked jessica if i might share a tour of her lovely glendale home (which i’d also been long... 
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unexpected guests: lisa coris.


today’s unexpected guests hails from san francisco — russian hill, to be exact. lisa coris is a long-time friend of mine and she and her son live in an amazing, light-filled apartment along russian hill’s cable car line. lisa is a ‘jill of all trades’ — a recruiter of ad agency talent; a jewelry maker (beads, specifically — which she... 
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unexpected guests: antonia kohl.

unexpected guests: antonia kohl of tigerlily perfumery / sfgirlbybay

I’m delighted to introduce our next guest and she is Antonia Kohl, the lovely proprietress of Tigerlily Perfumery here in San Francisco. Located along Valencia Street in the city’s Mission neighborhood, this gem is the city’s only boutique dedicated entirely to artisan and niche perfumes, including a deep collection of U.S. indie fragrances and hard-to-find... 
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