IABSE Honors San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge New East Span with Outstanding Structure Award 2015

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Lin International (TYLI), a globally recognized full-service infrastructure consulting firm, announces that the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge New East Span (East Span) has won the

San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge New East Span Receives IRF Global Road Achievement Award

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Lin International (TYLI), a globally recognized full-service infrastructure consulting firm, announces that the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge New East Span (East Span) has received the


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

Making Tile Modern

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. P.S. If you live in the SF or Monterey Bay Area’s and miss this sale, please contact us for an appointment to purchase directly at our warehouse. Many deals below cost. Pass it on!

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

Heath Ceramics

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 eatsThe Food I’ve Been Searching For: Nido I went to Sayulita last May, which was my first time visiting Mexico. While I was there, I ate food that I have been thinking about ever since.

Introducing Jacob May Design’s Nomad Collection

Heath Ceramics

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. We’re pleased to introduce this elegant, streamlined 14-piece furniture collection, made out of domestically-sourced hardwoods and crafted in Oakland.

Wood and Metal Home Skin Embracing Cozy Family Nest  

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

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. Architecture Baran Studio family nest Oakland wood and metal home Wood and metal-cladded home

U.S. Concrete Completes Right Away Redy Mix Acquisition

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Right Away), in Oakland, California. Concrete, Inc. announced today that it has completed the acquisition of all of the issued and outstanding equity interests of Right Away Redy Mix, Inc. Right

Shop the Remodelista Market for a good cause (or two!)

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Heath will be donating a portion of this weekend’s sales to Pro Publica and 1% for the Planet , Remodelista is donating 50% of profits they make from the show to the Oakland Fire Relief Fund set up by the Gray Area Foundation for the Arts (a nonprofit organization supporting the Bay Area arts community), and several of our favorite artisans are donating a portion of their proceeds to various causes, too.

Design Originals from Heath + Friends

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We’re introducing the new, expanded Nomad furniture collection from Oakland-based design firm Jacob May the same night as we celebrate the launch of our wallpaper, Heath for Hygge & West ! It’s a Heath two-fer. As in two big launches, one great night. We’ve been busy expanding our Heath for Home collection and we’re excited to finally share it with you.

Heath LA Presents: Julian Watts

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Based in Oakland, sculptor Julian works mostly in wood, and uses traditional carving and furniture making techniques to explore the space between sculptural form and functional object. We had a chance to visit Julian in his Oakland, CA-based studio where he was business getting ready for the show. We’re excited to be hosting Julian Watts at Heath Los Angeles starting October 1, and kicking it off with an opening reception on October 1, 2016 from 6–8 pm.

Wood Tube Wraps the Living Room of This Family Home in California

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

An impressive remodel of a former firestorm house, the project frames views of the city of Oakland and the southwest Bay. Terry and Terry Architecture completed the Skyline House , a family home located on top of the Eastbay mountain range in California, USA. The clients’ brief requested an open plan residence that maximized the connection to the existing garden and deck. Social areas needed to offer flexibility and opportunities for family gatherings.

Building Community, One Bench at a Time

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But perhaps our favorite additions are our new benches—installed just last week—which were designed and created by our friends at Concreteworks in Oakland. If you’ve stopped by our San Francisco factory and showroom recently, you may have noticed some changes on our block. In the past few months, we’ve renovated the sidewalk, planted trees, added bike racks, and installed brand new benches. We hope you’ve had the chance to enjoy it all—and if not, we hope you’ll come by soon!

Office Design Envy: Awesome Office Spaces at 10 Brands You Love

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Pandora Radio, Oakland Each booth lights up when occupied. Image: Studios Architecture The Oakland headquarters feature a DJ booth and plenty of spaces to work, meet and hang out, like the “RADIO” themed booths above. Pandora Radio Oakland offices reception. There are certain brands we can’t live without – they’re part of our every day lives in so many ways! Do you ever wonder where all the magic happens?

Industrial Chic Baths

The Perfect Bath

i thought he forgot about that but he never did he kept asking me about it.Part of State Road 7 was blocked off from Oakland Park Boulevard to the entrance of Lakes Mall. Industrial design has hit a new high for American interiors. We see it in everything from lighting in restaurants and hotels to hardware on furniture and cabinetry to Waterworks faucets for the bath, bar and kitchen. To further this desired style, the industrial-inspired R.W.

25 of the Best Coworking Spaces When You Can’t Live (or Work) Without Good Design

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

If you were drooling over the awesome office spaces of your favorite brands and wish you could work somewhere just as cool, you may be in luck! Coworking spaces are popping up around the world as digital nomads and entrepreneurs opt to get out of their pajamas and “adult it” in a shared office environment. Companies like WeWork are booming, thanks to the amazing amenities and high-design spaces they offer. Some of the amenities are pretty fabulous – and random.

Ani Kasten: In the Rough

Heath Ceramics

After living and working in Kathmandu for five years, I came back to States, lived in Berkeley and had my studio in Oakland. Ceramist Ani Kasten isn’t just an artist (though she is – a great one), she’s also a social entrepreneur, a collaborator, a world changer, and a builder of people and communities. Ani’s known for her strong and immediately recognizable style, which manages to be modern and primitive, elemental and refined.

Majestic Residence in South Africa Pours the Exotic Landscape Inside

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Modern Architecture Conversion in South Africa: Moss Oaklands Residence. Moss Oaklands Residence was designed by studio Nico Van Der Meulen Architects and is located in Cape Town, South Africa. Best Of. Apartments. Architecture. Bedroom. Furniture. Ideas. Kitchen. Living Room. Bathroom. Freshome. Freshome. Best Of. Apartments. Architecture. Bedroom. Furniture. Ideas. Kitchen. Living Room. Bathroom. ★ Sign in.

Don’t Let the Bed Bugs Bite: Separating Fact from Fiction

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

The top 10 cities, in order, are Baltimore, Washington DC, Chicago, Los Angeles, Columbus OH, Cincinnati, Detroit, New York, San Francisco/Oakland/San Jose and Dallas/Fort Worth. Orkin recently released its list of the cities with the most bed bugs. The list is based on the cities in which the company performed the most residential and commercial bed bug treatments.)

Behind Morphology

Heath Ceramics

The Oakland-based artist is back for round two with us, this time working in our SF Clay Studio for the past year to create all new work. You might remember the curiously melting ceramic “blobs” Brendan Monroe made last year at our LA Heath Clay Studio. On view at the Boiler Room at Heath SF , Morphology explores the shape of motion and materials in flux in 2D and 3D work. This is his first major solo show in the Bay Area, and we couldn’t be happier to be the ones presenting it. (We’ve

Living Big in Tiny Houses

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

If you still think paying up to $50,000 for a house is steep, Oakland, California artist Gregory Kloehn builds tiny houses from recycled and unconventional materials–like dumpsters (image below)–for less than $100. Tiny houses are becoming more popular as people look to simplify their lives.

Kitchen and Residential Design: Out, out damned termites

Kitchen and Residential Design

I went to Pitt and lived in South Oakland and then in Shadyside. Kitchen and Residential Design. Notes and anecdotes from the design world. Pages. About Me. Contact. My Work. My Store. Social Media Training. 22 May 2012. Out, out damned termites. Posted by Paul Anater. at 8:00 AM. The exterminator just left. Life in a century-old, wooden structure comes at a price. Namely, drywood termites. Drywoods are one of the three kinds of termites we have in Florida.