Check out these wonderful articles and photos detailing the careful restoration of the McDonald Mansion, courtesy of our friends at Rynerson O’Brien Architecture. First, the exterior: Next, check out the interior for some real eye-candy! Be sure to click on the links for the complete articles and all of the wonderful pictures!
Just a “teaser” post to give you a sneak peek at the Bruce J. Talbert room set available in a couple of weeks… But FIRST, our “inaugural” room was recently hung in Alameda in a historic Queen Anne home designed by the prolific American architect George F. Barber. Barber was enormously successful in marketing his [...]
Since the awakening of the “Victorian” revival in the 1960′s and the subsequent interest in the Arts & Crafts movement that has followed in its wake, much has been written and “rediscovered” about the influential work of the great British design reformers. Retrospectives of the period can often give a new enthusiast of these revivals [...]
I found this article pretty amazing! In preparation for The Cult of Beauty Exhibit, soon to open at the San Francisco Legion of Honor (February 18 – June 17, 2012) this article outlines the conservation and cleaning process involved with the William Morris Bird wall hanging. What a transformation! Can’t wait to see it firsthand [...]keep looking »