Category Archive: [MEET THE MAKERS]

An Evening at The Campo with Esqueleto

Scenes from last weekend’s beautifully set, farm-to-table dinner at The Campo, the newly finished courtyard of Oakland’s Temescal Alleys. The gathering was hosted by jewelry designer Lauren Wolf and her team at Esqueleto,… Continue reading

Spotted / Napa, CA / Camp Covert

Taking you on a special retreat to the great wine and culinary capital of Napa Valley. This unique experience called Camp Covert is a farm-to-fork journey for groups of 12-20 people. With the… Continue reading

“Making of a Princess in SF” / Roman Holiday

Did you know that a Broadway musical is being produced here in San Francisco? And not just any musical, but Roman Holiday based on the 1953 Academy Award-winning film starring Audrey Hepburn and Gregory… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Potrero Hill / Intelligentsia Roasting Works

Inspired by the company’s growing customer base in the Bay Area, Intelligentsia recently expanded and reopened its San Francisco Roasting Works location in Potrero Hill. The rustic-modern facility, which it has occupied since… Continue reading

Meet the Maker: Carole Neilson Ceramics

I bought my first set of Carole Neilson’s espresso cups a few years ago when I discovered them at a shop in the Mission. Her organic forms combined with the smoky glazing add a bit of… Continue reading

Upcoming Events

Mark your calendars for the two best year-end makers events in SF. West Coast Craft Festival Pavilion at Fort Mason Saturday + Sunday: November 14-15 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM An annual exhibition featuring… Continue reading

*New* Photo Prints with Parabo Press

Brought to you by the fine folks at Photojojo is a fun, new printing service for design-minded photo takers. Parabo Press is all about making fine art materials and printing techniques accessible and creating unexpected ways… Continue reading

Inside the Artist Studio: Lisa Solomon

I recently caught up with local artist, designer, illustrator and educator Lisa Solomon and had a fun opportunity to visit her home and studio. She has lived in the East Bay for over 20 years and currently… Continue reading

20 Questions: Todd Wagner of Honestly YUM

Allow me to introduce our next guest in the ongoing “20 Questions” series. Todd Wagner is a master mixologist and editor for HonestlyYUM. He has spent many years behind the bar in addition to operating his own beverage catering company.… Continue reading