An artistic exchange of ideas is a guiding principle at the Fog Design and Art fair. The unique mix of galleries is the starting point of innovative design where art-lovers unite. With an endless amount of exceptional pieces, we've curated a few of our favorites from the event.
Ultra Violet is the PANTONE color of the year. It is also the color of February; amethysts are this month's birthstone, and violets are its birth flower. Here is how some of Coupar’s designer clients use Ultra Violet.
At Coupar, we see our share of delightful things (after all, we are surrounded by the creme de la creme of interior design). So when it comes to choosing a memorable gift, you can trust that we are sourcing fresh, inspired and unique items.
An interior designer with over 25 years of industry experience and a knack for for forging intuitive relationships with her clients, it's no wonder Linda Sullivan has established herself as a go-to for Silicon Valley's tech elite.
The key to a stylish dinner party is a fantastic tablescape, and there's no shortage of dinner parties during the holiday season! We've compiled our top three tips for an unforgettable Thanksgiving tablescape, from centerpieces to color schemes.
With each month comes a new wave of Coupar clients in the news. For October and November, we're delighted to share that our designers were featured 25 times in digital, regional, and national publications.
With a fresh take on curated yet livable interiors, Heidi Caillier has mastered the mix of old and new design. Her love of vintage furniture, pattern and natural texture allows her to create comfortable spaces that are a direct reflection of her clients.
California native, Melanie Coddington started her namesake firm Coddington Design in 2005. Based in San Francisco and Los Angeles, Coddington Design has mastered timeless design with a unique mix of color and texture.
It’s that time of year again… as the seasons change, we’re getting excited for thick knit blankets, darker, moodier color palettes, and those deliciously spiced PSLs from Starbucks! But, along with everything we love about the colder seasons, we can’t help but feel an overwhelming amount of stress at the thought of hosting friends and family for all of those holiday dinners. Here's how to fix it!
Grey Lux is building a network of artisans to push the boundaries of handmade products. With a background in fine art and interior design, he is perfectly poised to create a seamless experience for vendors and designers alike. Grey gave us the scoop on how he selects the best products in design and his journey to becoming the man behind Grey Lux.
With over 20 years of experience in residential and development design, Paulina Oldenbrook has perfected practical luxury. As the first interior designer to offer the Williams-Sonoma Home brand in her showroom, Paulina chooses her favorite pieces through the lens of sophistication and comfort. After a splendid chat, Paulina shares her thoughts on design and why she is so passionate about the industry!
We know! We know! We’re not exactly ready to say goodbye to summer either but like it or not, fall is right around the corner. There are some incredible pieces that we can’t wait to incorporate back into our décor. To help you prepare your home for the season, we’ve selected a variety of interiors that showcase all the best qualities of interior design for fall. Take a look:
Today’s total solar eclipse has been a hot topic for a while now—and for good reason! The last time the United States witnessed one of these awe-inspiring phenomena was in 1979. We hope that the majority of you were able to step away from your desks, slap on some solar-eclipse shades, and watch as the moon passed over our bright burning star.
Fromgurus to sages, there are certain people who embody "wisdom," but the truth is, there is wisdom in all of us. Anna Scott may look nothing like Mister Miyagi, but she is a master of knowledge in her own right and teaches her clients to discover and access their own wisdom as a Wisdom Business Coach.
As the weather grows colder and the holidays draw near, there's nothing like a beautiful fireplace to fill our hearts with cheer! Join us as we take a look at three stylish fireplaces that are making us excited for colder weather.
A successful business owner, sales dynamo, and podcast host, LuAnn Nigara truly does it all. Between owning Window Works' top selling franchise and launching her renowned design podcast, "A Well Designed Busines", LuAnn has proven to be a business maven and true authority on design.
We're delighted to announce that we've partnered with Sandra Funk of House of Funk to share the latest in design trends, tips, and how-tos. For her first guest blog post, Sandra shares her advice for creating a one-of-a-kind powder room design.
What’s your favorite holiday tradition? Ornament molding, tamales making or writing sweet messages to your little ones? We asked some of our clients what they do with family and friends alike to get into the holiday spirit. Here’s what they said.
On Wednesday, November 9, the interior design community gathered within the expansive showroom of Studio Becker to support New Door Ventures, a local non-profit dedicated to breaking the cycle of poverty by assisting today’s disconnected youth.
The hiss of the fire burned in our ears as a man dressed all in black stood before us, clutching a hammer by its wooden handle. The lot of us--marketing professionals, interior designers, curious patrons, and more--watched wide-eyed as he gestured toward the swirling metal creations that hung above our heads.
Long term friends, Nanette Mervin and Kirsten Wolfe, are the dynamic women behind the apparel company Ginger. Focusing on dresses produced in small batches that feature beautiful fabrics, the nascent brand sets out to support other busy women in their quest to look great without all the fuss.
Coupar had the privilege of attending the 2017 Design Blogger's Conference at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles, California. From SEO and social media best practices to intriguing anecdotes from designer podcast hosts to sneak peeks from Ken Fulk and Amber Interiors, we learned a lot from this experience (and had a lot of fun).
Winter is here and what better way to stay warm indoors than to explore the amazing art community that San Francisco has to offer? For our first addition of Art Agenda, we've explored Frank Stella, Tom Sachs and more!
The Coupar Team was so excited to attend this year's Jingle & Mingle event. In association with the amazing Children of Shelters charity, this event not only showcased designers' gorgeous wreath interpretations but also helped support children in poverty.
In celebration of A.C.T.'s annual Spooked at the Strand party, we've sat down with Conservatory Director Melissa Smith to learn more about this fabulous philathropic event and A.C.T.'s M.F.A. Scholarship Fund.
It’s hard to believe that the first two months of 2018 are almost done. Like many companies, we spend the first couple of months planning out the year as a team, and with FOG and other industry events, there’s always something inspiring to look forward to attending. Showcase starts to get underway and there is a buzz in the community.
Kendra Boutell joined our team with an extensive background in writing, marketing, and PR within the interior design industry. We chatted with Kendra to get to get to know her and a few of her favorite things!
The change of seasons has arrived and COUPAR is ready to fall in love with autumn all over again. We are pulling out our favorite knit throws, layering ourselves and our interiors with warm tones and textures, and for those of us that are so inclined, we now have an excuse to bring on the controversial pumpkin spice.
Design San Francisco 2017 is here and we feel that there’s no better time to honor our city’s vibrant community of creatives. We are so pleased with the phenomenal turnout at #girlboss, a celebration of three female innovators and their latest product collections, moderated by our own Krista Coupar.
With the holiday season upon us, there's no better time to celebrate all that we are thankful for. Between our latest initiatives for the ICAA and the newest faces at Team Coupar, we've spent this month engaging with new clients and expanding our team to better suit their needs.