An "Unexpected and Confident" Oakland Loft — Professional Project

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Location: Oakland, California. Pin it. Project by: Jacqueline Palmer. With exposed beams, a spiral staircase and 1,200 square feet Jacqueline had a pretty fantastic starting point. She was able to mix really well chosen pieces of different styles to create a home that is welcoming and stylish.

Thoey & Sutty's Southeast Asian-Inspired Loft in Oakland — House Tour

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Location: Jingletown—Oakland, California. Pin it. Name: Thoey and Sutty. Size: 1,600 square feet. Years lived in: 1.5 years; Rented. Thoey and Sutty's spacious loft is filled with colorful, vintage items that create a happy home they and their friends love to spend time in.

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Erin's Layered Bohemian Oakland Loft — House Tour

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Location: Oakland, California. Name: Erin Kelsey. Size: 1,500 square feet. Years lived in: 1 year. With a career as a textile designer, you would expect no less than beautiful fabrics and finishes of all sorts—and Erin''s loft does not disappoint.

Annie's Harmonious Oakland Studio — Small & Stylish House Tour All-Stars

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Location: Adams Point; Oakland, California. Pin it. Name: Annie Oxenhandler. Size: 624 square feet. Years lived in: 2 years; Rented. Though a challenge at first, Annie managed to create a harmonious space with the illusion of having separate rooms in what would otherwise be an open studio.

A Bright DIY & Art-inspired Loft in Oakland — House Tour

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Location: Jingletown — Oakland, California. When Erika saw photos of the Oakland loft she now calls home, she immediately signed the lease without even looking at the space in person. (Image credit: Esteban Cortez ). Name: Erika Brulé. Size: 1,600 square feet.

Joyce's Modern & Personalized West Oakland Loft — House Tour

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Location: West OaklandOakland, California. When Joyce moved into her now-fiancé's West Oakland loft a couple of years ago, she knew it would be a challenge to have the space embrace both their styles. Pin it. Name: Joyce Chen and her fiancé.

3 Creatives Make It Work in an Open, Eclectic Modern Oakland Loft — House Tour

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Location: Santa Fe — Oakland, California. (Image credit: Esteban Cortez ). Name: Michelle, James, and their son Triston. Size: 1,200 square feet. Years lived in: Rented 1.5 years.

Megan & Leif's Scandinavian-Inspired Oakland Charmer — House Tour

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Location: Longfellow — Oakland, California. Hailing from Wisconsin via Chicago and Portland, Megan and Leif now find themselves in Oakland with a home that pays homage to their past interlaced with the sunny muse of their present. Pin it. Name: Megan and Leif.

An "Every Day is Halloween" Home in Oakland — House Tour

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Location: Oakland, California. Name: Mollie Gilbert. Size: 1,325 square feet. Years lived in: 11 years, owned. It isn't difficult to find Mollie's house on her quiet street: Just look for the home with the jack-o-lantern on the porch year-round. If the pumpkin or the "Haunted Mansion" sign at the doorway aren't an indication of what's inside, then you're in for a spooky treat. READ MORE ». Tours. House. Halloween

Caitlin & Dave's Oakland Apartment of Wonder & Oddities — House Tour

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Location: Cleveland Heights; Oakland, CA. When Caitlin and Dave shared photos of their home in a House Call post earlier this year, Apartment Therapy readers wanted to see more of their wonder-filled Oakland home. Pin it. Name: Caitlin Hackett and Dave McHale.

Vivian & Leonard's Converted Loft in Oakland — House Tour

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Location: West Oakland; Oakland, California. Though Leonard was living in their West Oakland loft before Vivian, the two have managed to successfully bring in both of their personalities to create a rustic and organic space. Name: Vivian and Leonard.

Tile Warehouse Sale in Santa Cruz, CA Saturday March 5th

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Join Modwalls Tile Company This Saturday March 5th From 9am to 3pm For Our First Warehouse Sale. 800 Estates Drive Suite 1oo, Aptos, CA 95003. 831-689-9734. service@modwalls.com.

Get the Look: An Oakland "Eclectic Weirdo" Loft — Shop the Style

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If so, check our Bob and Heather's Oakland loft and shop similar items that will fill your space with color, rainbows and overall weirdness (that's a good thing). (Image credit: Esteban Cortez ). Do you have unusual inspirations like Pee Wee Herman, Banksy and Lady Gaga?

Desert Vibes in a Jewelry Designer's Oakland Apartment — House Tour

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Location: West OaklandOakland, California. Name: Cheyenne Cannon. Size: ~250 square feet (part of a 2-story, 4-bedroom house). Years lived in: 1.5 years, rented. Though Cheyenne doesn't get to claim an entire apartment to herself, her small workspace and bedroom provide the bright light, privacy and inspiration she needs. She lucked out when the private second floor bedroom opened up.

Vivian's Converted Loft in Oakland — House Call

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Location: Oakland, CA. Name: Vivian. Three words to describe our home would be: organic, DIY and modern.

A "Muppets Go to Burning Man" Style Loft in Oakland — House Tour

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Location: Melrose — Oakland, California. (Image credit: Esteban Cortez ). Name: Bob and Heather. Size: 2,500 square feet. Years lived in: Rented 2 years. Bob and Heather define their style as "eclectic weirdo"—something the couple takes pride in.

Three Roommates Share a Small Attic Apartment in Oakland — House Tour

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Location: Lower Bottoms — Oakland, California. The space has its perks, such as the walls painted yellow (Helen's favorite color) and its convenience to downtown Oakland and public transit. Name: Helen , David and Nami (plus their cats Boogie and Sammie). Size: ~600 square feet. Years lived in: 5 years. Helen, David and Nami live in a two-bedroom attic apartment in a historic mansion that was converted to apartments.

A Well-Designed Day in Oakland's Grand Lake Neighborhood — A Local Design Lover's Neighborhood Guide

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Joe and Keith's studio apartment in Oakland's Grand Lake neighborhood is only 300 square feet, but it's loaded with natural light, plants, art and great views. Pin it. Pin it.

Sam, Stephanie & Lorena's Harmonious Blend of Styles in Oakland — House Tour

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Location: Lower Bottoms — Oakland, California. Pin it. Name: Sam E. Stephanie Libanati and Lorena Jimenez. Size: 1,610 square feet. Years lived in: 8 months; Rented. When Sam E.

Melanie Abrantes Designs' Industrial Jungle Studio in Oakland — Creative Space Tour

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Location: Oakland, California. Her Oakland studio, located in what was a tomato factory at the turn of the 20th century, features exposed brick walls and big, bright windows. Pin it. Name: Melanie Abrantes Designs. Size: 900 square feet. Years using space: 1.5 years.

Take What You Want for Free from This Oakland Thrift Shop — Design News

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Celebrating their one year anniversary, Free Oakland UP is part thrift store, part art gallery where everything is free. Pin it. Yes, free—take what you want, one item per person per day. The gallery is open Thursday through Sunday, and they post new additions regularly on Instagram.

Wood and Metal Home Skin Embracing Cozy Family Nest  

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Presenting a challenging modern shape inspired by traditional architecture in the area, this modern wood and metal home in North Oakland, California, serves both as a cozy family nest and inspiration for the surrounding neighborhood.

Joyce's Modern West Oakland Loft — House Call

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Location: West Oakland, California. My fiancé and I share a loft space in West Oakland. Pin it. Name: Joyce and her fiancé. The space used to be an old tile factory before it was converted to six apartment units.

Allie and Travis' Sunny and Spacious Oakland Home — House Tour

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Location: Lynn-Highland Park; Oakland, CA. Allie may look familiar to Apartment Therapy readers, as her twin sister Caitlin's home— Caitlin & Dave's Oakland Apartment of Wonder & Oddities —was recently featured. Pin it.

Laura's "Feminine Industrial" Live-Work Oakland Loft — House Tour

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Location: Santa Fe; Oakland, California. When Laura's sister described her Oakland loft's style as "feminine industrial," Laura thought it was spot on. Pin it. Name: Laura Hyman. Size: 1,100 square feet. Years lived in: 3 years; Rented.

Su's Swedish Country Home Inspired Oakland Abode — House Call

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Location: Oakland, California. Pin it. Name: Su. I spent some time in Sweden and fell in love with the red wooden Swedish country homes. Being a designer, I always wanted to design my own home. I worked with an architect who took my vision and made it structurally sound.

A Vintage Lover's Designed-on-a-Dime Oakland Apartment — House Tour

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Location: Bella Vista — Oakland, California. Up until last year, Natasha ran a small vintage clothing boutique store in Oakland, which she curated all on her own, scouring thrift stores up and down California. Name: Natasha Harden. Size: 725 square feet. Years lived in: Rented 4 Years. Natasha — a Virgo — credits her Zodiac sign for her heightened sense of detail. "I I can spend hours thrifting, and trust me, I always find something cute," she proudly says. "I

4 Apartment Upgrades That Will Make Your Life

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Erin''s Layered Bohemian Oakland Loft. Even if you''re renting and you can''t banish that ugly tile or sticky-hinged cabinet, you CAN do these four things to make your apartment more beautiful, efficient and homey. Seriously, you need to address this stuff yesterday. READ MORE ».

Hannah's Quality Cool Loft — House Call

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Location: Oakland, California. This 650 square foot live/work studio is located in an artisan facility in West Oakland, CA. Pin it. Name: Hannah. I originally moved in because the space could easily function as both my home and work space.

Two Lofts With the Same Plain Rental Kitchen Prove the Power of Decor

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The ground floor of these two Oakland lofts (identical in floor plan and located in the same complex) show how different people tackle the task of arranging and decorating the same type of home.

A Maximalist, Layered Lounge in Oakland — House Tour

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Location: Redwood Heights — Oakland, California. When Kristin and Corey first looked at their Oakland home when it was on the market, they walked away from it. Name: Kristin Peters and Corey McLaughlin, cats Gracie and Zoey. Size: 1,500 square feet. Years lived in: 13 years, owned. Kristin fell in love with the living room views, but Corey couldn't get past the ugly facade and outdated design.

A Beautiful, Fixer-Upper Bungalow — House Call

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Location: Oakland, California. Name: Brett. My home is a 1900 Craftsman that has been a true labor of love. The house was a complete fixer upper when my husband and I bought it earlier this year and we've spent nearly half the year completely renovating the entire thing. READ MORE ». House Call. Reader Submissions

The Food I’ve Been Searching For: NidoI went to Sayulita last.

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This was delicious food that I have been trying to find in San Francisco with limited success—until I found Nido in Oakland, operated by Chef José Ramos and Silvia and Cory McCollow. highlight heath ceramics nido oakland on the table heath eats

Introducing Jacob May Design’s Nomad Collection

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When Dave Ball, founder of the Oakland, CA-based design company, showed us an early prototype of his Nomad table design, we jumped at the chance to sell a capsule collection of Nomad dining tables in Heath’s San Francisco and Los Angeles showrooms.

Joseph's Bright 300-Square-Foot Studio — House Call

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Location: Grand Lake — Oakland, California. We live in the beautiful Grand Lake district in Oakland, California, across the street from the iconic Grand Lake Theater. Pin it. Name: Joseph.

"Luxe Bohemian Fairy Tale Discotheque" Style In Oakland — House Tour

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Location: Adams Point — Oakland, California. But after touring Bridget's bright and eccentric Oakland apartment, the descriptions start to make sense. (Image credit: Esteban Cortez ). Name: Bridget Schwartz. Size: 800 square feet. Years lived in: Rented 7 years.

"Luxe Bohemian Fairy Tale Discotheque" Style In Oakland — House Tour

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Location: Adams Point — Oakland, California. But after touring Bridget's bright and eccentric Oakland apartment, the descriptions start to make sense. (Image credit: Esteban Cortez ). Name: Bridget Schwartz. Size: 800 square feet. Years lived in: Rented 7 years.

A Graphic, Nature-Inspired, Small Oakland Apartment — House Tour

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Location: Lower Bottoms — Oakland, California. When Maggie and Jose could no longer justify paying such high rent in San Francisco, they decided to pack up and cross the bridge to Oakland—an all too familiar scenario in the Bay Area's expensive rental market.

10 Storage Sacrifices You Have to Make When You Live in a Studio Apartment

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Hannah's Inspiring Oakland Studio. Image credit: Esteban Cortez ). Although scoring your first studio apartment can a wonderful thing, you still have to prepare yourself for the daunting task of packing—and fitting into—a presumably much smaller place than you once shared with your roomies.

Get the Look: Eclectic Vintage — Shop the Style

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Jamee fills his Oakland home with vintage treasures he's found over the years, but luckily, some of the stylish items are available online. (Image credit: Esteban Cortez ).