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A Sense of Place: Three New Modern Architecture & Contemporary Living Books
June 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmFree
Flexform SF/LA & Da Vinci Marble are hosting a celebration of three new modern architecture and contemporary living coffee table books featuring San Francisco Bay Area projects by Feldman Architecture, and works by other top Bay Area design professionals. Architects and designers are breaking new ground in California, and “Contemporary Interiors”, by Flexform; “Immersed: The California Houses of Feldman Architecture” by Feldman Architecture; and “At Home in the Wine Country” by Heather Sandy Hebert & Chase Reynolds Ewald present a survey of new ideas in West Coast contemporary lifestyle through stunning photography and compelling narratives.
Owner of Flexform SF/LA Gregory Herman will toast the authors who will briefly share their insights into modern Bay Area living and will be signing copies of their latest books.
ABOUT THE AUTHORS/ COMPANY BACKGROUNDS:
Feldman Architecture, founded by architect Jonathan Feldman, is an innovative residential and commercial design practice recognized for creating warm, light-filled spaces that are site-sensitive and carefully detailed. Highly collaborative in nature, the firm approaches design as a dialogue between client, design team and site. Each project is an opportunity to create an innovative solution that is relevant to the project environs and tailored to a clients’ specific needs.
About the Authors:
Heather Sandy Hebert has spent her entire life immersed in literature, architecture and wine. Raised in Marin County, at the southern end of the wine country, she studied both literature and design, and earned an MBA along the way. After free-lancing for several regional design publications in her early years, she spent over 25 years directing marketing for a San Francisco-based architecture firm. She left the firm in 2017 to pursue her love of storytelling and now works with numerous design, hospitality and wine clients to help them craft and convey their stories.
Chase Reynolds Ewald has been writing about art, travel, design, food, people and western lifestyle for more than 25 years. She is a Contributing Editor to Western Art & Architecture Magazine, the design columnist for Big Sky Journal and the author of 14 books. A graduate of Yale and the Graduate School of Journalism at U.C. Berkeley, she lives in Northern California and wanders the West whenever possible.
DA VINCI MARBLE:
Da Vinci Marble is a premier source of hand-selected premium quality marble and stone slabs and tiles. The company sources the finest materials from diverse locations from mountaintop quarries in Italy, to the Greek isles, to ancient Moroccan cities and beyond. A family-run business founded in 2005 in San Carlos, California, Da Vinci Marble offers a bespoke service for a broad range of projects from elegant private homes to large-scale commercial projects. In 2019, Da Vinci Marble was selected as the official stone and tile sponsor for the San Francisco Decorator Showcase.
33SIXTY is a luxury lifestyle company exclusively representing FLEXFORM with flagship showrooms in San Francisco and Los Angeles since 2014. In 1959 FLEXFORM was launched by the Galimberti brothers, in the small town of Meda, Italy. Artisans handcrafted sofas and upholstered chairs from the finest materials that would be sold into century-old apartments in Milan and the lavish villas overlooking Lake Como.
“Handcrafted in Italy”, “relaxed luxury”, and “modern design” are key characteristics that have led FLEXFORM to global recognition today as one of the top Italian brands of quality furniture. For the past 40 years one sole
designer, Antonio Citterio, has been coordinating the entire FLEXFORM collection.
At the helm of Flexform SF/LA is owner Gregory Herman, who ensures that the brand’s mission, history, approach, and distinctive products maintain the same integrity as they do in Italy and throughout the world.
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