Niche Interiors Journal

Follow along as we share our latest design obsessions, decorating tips, and local San Francisco finds.

New Year, New Office!

The Niche team is delighted to kick off 2016 in our beautiful new office in Potrero Hill! When we first saw this space a few months ago it had seen better days, from the dingy carpet to the brown...

Niche Brings Home ASID Award!

We were so honored to receive both a Silver Award and an Honorable Mention at the ASID (American Society of Interior Designers) Awards Gala last week! We brought home the Silver Award in the Best Bathroom Category for our...

Wine Country Style

The Niche team is having a blast designing a family-friendly vacation home in Napa! Switching gears from working on swanky city homes to creating a laid back, country getaway has been a fun and welcome challenge. Take a peek...

How to Hire an Interior Designer

Thinking of hiring an interior designer but not sure where to start? You are not alone. Many of our Bay Area clients have never worked with an interior designer before and wonder what to expect. Read on for tips...

Flame Retardant Update

Our recent projects in Woodside and Napa have very different styles, but share common requirements: Non-toxic finishes and no flame retardants. We continually update our eco-friendly database to track which furniture manufacturers are phasing out harmful flame retardants from...

San Francisco Style: Noe Valley

Next up in our Designer’s Choice series is Anna, our talented Design Assistant, who chose ottomans for their versatility and function. Noe Valley is one of our favorite areas to work – the vibe tends to be a little...

Before & After: Forest Hill Home

What’s better than a dramatic before and after shot?? Our latest project, a 1930s Spanish Mediterranean, had great bones but was in desperate need of cosmetic updates. Niche Interiors worked closely with the architect to transform this dated home...

Organizing Your Home with Changing Places

We are excited to share a guest post from Katie Carr, Executive Vice President at Changing Places, an award winning home organizing and move coordination firm based in Marin. Her team of professional home organizers specialize in orchestrating complex...

Living in Style…With a Toddler!

There are plenty of mixed opinions about having a stylish home with young children. We are firm believers that you can have both! With a few smart design choices (and the right stain treatment) your home can be a...

San Francisco Style: SOMA

We’re kicking off a new blog series featuring furniture selections for homes in San Francisco’s distinct neighborhoods. Each post will be curated by the talented designers on our team. First up is Heather, our Senior Designer, whose modern sensibilities...