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Niche Interiors Journal

Follow along as we share art, architecture and interior design inspiration from San Francisco, California and throughout the world.

San Francisco Decorator Showcase Teaser

Lynn and I finally took a quick break from working on client projects to check out the Decorator Showcase house in Pacific Heights. Turns out this year’s house is a block away from one of our favorite clients! We...

The Art of Layering Patterns

Are you stumped by how to combine patterns with panache in your home? The trick is to mix prints that feel harmonious but not matchy. Read on for our top two tips! Cohesive color palette. One of the easiest...

Sustainable Countertops

Selecting a kitchen countertop material can be a daunting task – even for professionals! Check out three of our favorite sustainable and durable options that are sure to give your kitchen a fresh, updated look. Quartz Countertops Quartz is...

What is “Eco-friendly” Interior Design?

Most people have heard the term “eco-friendly” or “green” interior design. But, not everyone understands exactly what it means. That’s why we created a brand new page on our website devoted just to this topic. Green or eco-friendly interior design...

San Francisco Interior Designer Picks

Want to take a peek at our San Francisco interior designer source list? Now is your chance! Check out a few of our favorite San Francisco sources for the most crucial design elements that go into creating a stylish...

San Francisco Design Icon: Orlando Diaz-Azcuy

It’s always a treat to support our fellow designers at the annual California Home + Design Awards. This year’s gala was particularly memorable as Orlando Diaz-Azcuy was honored as Design Icon of the Year. Orlando Diaz-Azcuy gained substantial experience as...

Family-Friendly Interior Design Tips

Niche Interiors team of interior designers kicked off 2013 by wrapping up two fabulous family-friendly homes in San Francisco and San Anselmo. We welcome the challenge of creating practical, functional AND stylish homes. Start with the basics below and...

Must-Have Modern Classics

One of the joys of being a Bay Area interior designer is the constant exposure we have to new products – the fabulous, mundane, and the ugly! Regardless of what we are seeing in the showrooms, we can always...

Custom Drapery Guide

Need to warm up a stark room in your home? Drapery panels are one of the easiest ways to soften a space, while adding color, pattern, and texture. Get started with our top tips below! 1. Appropriate Fabric, Correct...

The Scoop on Indoor Air Quality

Do you know how many breaths you take in one day? The Environmental Protection Agency estimates that most Americans spend 90% of their time indoors. By paying closer attention to the products you bring into the home, you can...