Ivy City Guide - San Francisco

San Francisco Designers We Admire

Amanda Loper – Amanda Loper


Amanda Loper combines her knowledge for interior architecture and product design with the ever impending need to drive her community forward. She’s worked on many projects, including one of our favorite coffee spots, St. Frank Coffee Shop in the Russian Hill district of San Francisco, and an extensive collaboration with the SF Planning department to implement high-density affordable housing and a community center in Hunters View. Loper is constantly combining impeccable style, a sharp architectural background, and her passion for social awareness in the housing sector of urban development.

Andrea Faucett Design + Interiors – Andrea Faucett


Andrea Faucett has worked on a range of different projects, from commercial interior design to product development for the beloved SF chocolate company, TCHO. Her background is in Architecture from the California College of the Arts. Her mission is to design responsibly and to be mindful of the environment. Her zen and spiritual mentality beautifully influences her design aesthetic.

Ashley Redmond – Ashley Redmond

The ultra-stylish Ashley Redmond has been designing interiors for residential and commercial spaces for over 15 years. She is the director of interior design platform, decorist, which streamlines the purchasing and decorating process to one online webpage. Her designs and projects have been featured in publications such as Vogue, Sunset, Elle Decor, Rue, and many more.

Benni Amadi Interiors – Benni Amadi


Benedetta (Benni) Amadi couples her keen architectural eye with current and on-trend style, mixing new and vintages pieces to bring a personalized touch to her projects. Refinery 29Homepolish, and Design Milk have all featured the redesign of her home in San Francisco, CA, which showcases Benni’s passion for creating spaces that reflect the people inhabiting them in a chic and polished fashion. She’s also the mama of 2 adorable pups, Marlo and Giuno.

Caitlin Flemming Design – Caitlin Flemming


In addition to Caitlin’s design blog, Sacramento Street, posting daily on interior design, travel, and style, the well-traveled Caitlin works on interior design projects throughout California. Her iconic clean layered work mixes old and new style in a fresh, stylish fashion.

Catherine Kwong Design – Catherine Kwong


With a degree from Brown University and Parsons School of Design, Catherine Kwong brings a highly developed knowledge of design as well as a natural ability for polished aesthetics to every project. She has received praise from various publications, showcasing her unique ability to blend luxury pieces with personal treasures.

Eche Martinez – Eche Martinez


Born in Buenos Aires, Eche Martinez brings a global perspective into his designs. Martinez is not afraid to be bold and exciting, however, his work is still extremely well-edited and refined, allowing each space to take a life of its own.
Form + Field – Christine Lin

Form + Field creates original interiors that honor the identity, history, and surroundings of our clients. With an emphasis on art, architecture, and eclectic modernism, the firm cultivates every project as a partnership. Led by Christine Lin, a multi-disciplinary creative with degrees in architecture, engineering, and business from MIT and UC Berkeley, Form + Field is based in San Francisco with projects spanning both coasts.

gamble + Design – Jeni Gamble


The classic gamble + Design is a one-stop-shop, providing the full spectrum of design, including architectural services for residential projects of any size. Bringing local artisans, a modern edge, and great attention to detail into one cohesive space is what drives gamble + Design to follow their passions and create beautiful environments. From homes in Pacific Heights and Marin, all the way down the coast to L.A. to work on Candis Cayne’s beach home, principal designer, Jeni Gamble, masters the full design process from concept to the final touches.

Geremia Lauren Geremia


Vogue writer, Brooke Bobb, describes Lauren Geremia as the go-to designer for start-up offices in the Bay Area, creating Instagram’s first office as well as the work spaces for Lumosity, DropBox, and Figma, just to name a few. However, Geremia has also worked on a wide range of residential and commercial spaces throughout San Francisco, including Churchill, Citizen Band, Coffee Bar and BloodHound. The Geremia team exudes contemporary style by mixing custom pieces with sophisticated design.

Gina Rachelle Designs – Gina Rachelle


In 2012, Gina Gutierrez left the world of lifestyle and fitness and applied her learnings of business management, coupled with her instinctive eye for design, to establish Gina Rachelle Design. Whether she’s designing for residential homes, or commercial spaces, such as the Diakadi Fitness Center in SOMA, Gina brings a fresh eye to every project.

Grant K. Gibson – Grant Gibson


Grant Gibson has merged his New York sophistication and California flexibility to create residential spaces that not only look great but reflect the personalities of the space, and the people that inhabit them. Grant integrates personal treasures and rich pieces to bring together a look that turns his client’s house into a well manicured home.

Hulburd Design – Holly Hulburd


Hulburd Design focuses on creating modern sleek designs that provide an element of sophistication while providing a sense of comfort and warmth to the environments. Principal designer, Holly Hulburd, brings her background in architecture design and combines that with her passion for art to create unique spaces for her clients.

Kendall Wilkinson Design – Kendall Wilkinson


Whether they are doing a full-scale remodel, custom furniture pieces, or working on their collection of indoor/outdoor fabrics, Kendall Wilkinson Design brings a professional and chic element into any endeavor. Participating in showcase events for Elle Decor, Luxe, and the San Francisco Decorator Showcase, Kendall’s extensive experience and impeccable taste are apparent.

Lauren Nelson Design – Lauren Nelson


In addition to designing vibrant and chic homes and offices throughout San Francisco, Lauren Nelson Design has worked on prop-styling for companies including The Today Show, Starwood Hotels, and Anthology magazine. Nelson embodies what it means to be a young and fashion forward designer in an increasingly trendy city like San Francisco.

Lauren Ranes Interior Design – Lauren Ranes


Lauren Ranes began her career working for several leading interior design firms before branching off and establishing Lauren Ranes Interior design in 2011. As a talented, stylish designer, Ranes truly understands the balance between traditional and fresh aesthetics.

Martin Group – Beth Martin


Featured on Elle Decor‘s “A-list: Designers We Love” in 2016, Beth Martin has been credited by leading publications as creating visual designs in high-end residential homes for over 20 years. Working closely with her team of highly trained contractors, craftspeople, and furniture makers, their visions is always executed at the highest level of elegance.

Mend – Susie Ho


Principal designer, Susie Ho, started Mend in order to bring color, texture, and an effortlessly happy spirit to her client’s homes throughout San Francisco and Los Angeles. Featured in Refinery29, Susie explained her passion for pattern, everything vintage, and lots and lots of fresh flowers.

Niche Interiors – Jennifer Jones


A small team of four highly trained interior designers, Niche Interiors prides themselves on bringing earth friendly as well as family friendly design to every home. Principal designer Jennifer Jones is a LEED Accredited Professional as well as a Certified Green Building Professional, proving her commitment to making her clients indoor space as health conscious and sustainable as possible.

NICOLEHOLLIS – Nicole Hollis


Nicole Hollis is the principal designer and creative director at NICOLEHOLLIS, an award-winning group of 34+ interior designers who dedicate their craft to “elevating the human spirit”. NICOLEHOLLIS’s extensive collection of influential clients appreciate the sophistication and unprecedented amount of detail put into every project, bringing an air of worldliness into every design.

Martine Paquin Design – Martine Paquin


Martine Paquin Design has been designing contemporary, environmentally friendly homes in the Bay area and Tahoe since 2008. The firm believes that in order to create a comfortable living space their most be a symbiotic balance between the natural elements of the home, such as lighting, and the materials used in decor.

Regan Baker Design – Regan Baker


Regan Baker Design believes that good design starts with a productive and efficient process. This is achieved by setting up front expectations, and help keep the clients ideas and solutions front and center. From this philosophy Regan and her team have created mid century inspired homes that combine natural elements with kitschy patterns to bring their clients personality alive.

Soledad Alzaga Interiors – Soledad Alzaga


After moving to San Francisco from Buenos Aires, almost 20 years ago, Soledad Alzaga has been focusing on boutique residential and commercial interior design. She combines polished chic design with sophisticated and unique pieces.

Studio One – Lisa Collins


Lisa started her career in the design world as a graphic and product designer who had a strong passion for photography. After remodeling her home in Marin County, Lisa unleashed her talent for interior design. After going back to school to get a second degree in interior and architectural design from UC Berkeley. Lisa started her own design firm, Studio One, combining her sharp eye and fresh California aesthetic, creating livable sanctuaries for her clients.

Studio Revolution – Jemy Massie & Emily Ellis


The dynamic duo of Studio Revolution, Jemy Massie and Emily Ellis, met at the Academy of Art in San Francisco. After a short period of time at different design firms the two decided to combined their different design perspectives and styles to bring a funky aesthetic to residential homes and commercial setting across the Bay area.

Wick Design – Will Wick


Will Wick has been creating timeless, bold designs in the Bay Area for over 10 years. Taking his love for architecture and travel and merging it with contemporary interior design in both the residential and commercial environment. Wick Design explains, “when he cannot find the perfect piece, Will makes it himself; he has a growing line of his own lighting and furniture designs that add an extra element of eclecticism to his spaces.”