December Edit

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COUPAR'S DECEMBER EDIT

As 2016 comes to a close, we're in awe of Coupar's community of peers and creatives that we have had the privilege of serving. From growing our company from a team of six to eighteen, rebranding our business and moving our communications team to Sacramento Street, organizing DesignLIVE, and joining ICAA's marketing committee, this has been a year to remember. With our current political climate, we couldn't be more honored to empower a diverse community of innovators and creatives in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. With 2017 comes change and the opportunity to ensure that our voices are heard. We can't help but ask ourselves if there could ever be a more important time to work at an all-women company. Below we've shared a look at what 2017 has to offer—from Pantone's Color prediction to Quintus' Take Action initiative. 

JINGLE & MINGLE

Two weeks ago, we joined the design community for the 15th annual Jingle and Mingle event benefiting Children of Shelters. We were captivated by the night's assortment of custom wreaths, designed by local talent. It was so inspiring to see our designers—Evars + Anderson Interior Design, Kendall Wilkinson Design, Mead Quin Design, and The Wiseman Group—contributing one-of-a-kind creations to this fantastic event. For a deeper look into their designs, please see our event coverage here

WE'RE HIRING!

We're looking for more interior designers to join our amazing Studio Coupar team! The ideal candidate has a great passion for design, is highly adaptable, and shows exceptional innovation and initiative. Please submit a cover letter, résumé, and portfolio via email to jobs@couparconsulting.com with the subject line Studio Coupar Interior Designer - [Your Name]. We will contact candidates via email to arrange an interview. 

A WELL DESIGNED BUSINESS CELEBRATES 100TH EPISODE

Please join us in congratulating A Well-Designed Business podcast host LuAnn Nigara on the release of her 100th episode! For the landmark episode, LuAnn sat down with Kravet Creative Director and Head of Product Design, Scott Kravet. Since its inception in 2015, A Well-Designed Business has amassed a dedicated audience of +70,000 followers who tune in to listen to top interior designers, vendors, bloggers and tastemakers share their industry insight. We are enamored with this fantastic podcast and recently sat down with LuAnn to learn more about her business and future endeavors on our blog. Click here to listen to the 100th episode

JULIA SMITH IS AFRICA-BOUND FOR A CAUSE

Coupar's own Julia Smith will be partnering with Mama Hope and The Budondo Intercultural Center (BIC), to travel to Budondo, Uganda, in February! While Julia's temporary departure is bittersweet, we couldn't be more excited for her! In Uganda, Julia will be collaborating with local leaders to develop income-generating sustainable projects that will empower women. With your help, Julia is raising $20k to ensure that the Budondo community continues to prosper and ignite positive change. To learn more and contribute to this wonderful cause, please visit give.classy.org/JuliaBIC 

To stay up to date on Julia's work with Mama Hope and the Budondo Intercultural Center, please follow her blog, Building Potential Together.

TAKE ACTION WITH QUINTUS

In light of recent events, Quintus has created a take action campaign to reinforce their commitment to LGBTQ rights, women's rights and reasonable gun safety. Until the January 20th inauguration, Quintus will donate 5% of their sales evenly between The Human Rights Campaign, Planned Parenthood and Every Town for Gun Safety. Quintus' artisan partners Elan Atelier, Fabric & Steel, and Philomela will be participating as well. Artisan partner Paper Mills also will be donating 21% of their sales until January 21st. All designers that place orders during this time period are invited to have their names included in the donation letters. Join Quintus in this valiant endeavor to support these crucial organizations who share a commitment to a diverse and safe America.

Ready to shop and support these causes? Visit Quintus at Coupar's SFDC office, located at 101 Henry Adams Street, San Francisco, CA, 94103. 

PANTONE COLOR OF THE YEAR: GO GREEN FOR 2017

Pantone's 2017 Color of the Year is here and we couldn't be more smitten with their selection! In honor of this announcement, we've curated a collection of our designers' work that showcases greenery—from Annie Lowengart's high-gloss walls to Kendall Wilkinson's chic collection for Fabricut (above). Check out our full feature here

TAKE TEN WITH LINDA SULLIVAN

An interior designer with over 25 years of industry experience and a knack for forging intuitive relationships with her clients, it's no wonder that Linda Sullivan has established herself as a go-to for Silicon Valley's tech elite. We've sat down with the Bay Area native to learn about the inspiration behind her firm, Sullivan Design Studio, and gain insight into her upcoming projects. Visit our blog to read the full feature. 

ON THE BLOG

3 Gorgeous Fireplaces Making Us Excited for Cold Weather
As the weather grows colder, we're admiring stylish fireplaces from Ann Lowengart Interiors, House of Funk (above), and Regan Baker Design.

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Coupar's December Art Agenda 
For our first edition of Art Agenda, we're exploring Frank Stella at the de Young Museum, Tom Sachs at YBCA, and more. Read about our must-see San Francisco museum and gallery exhibits.

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CLIENTS IN THE NEWS

Congratulations to Holly Hollenbeck of HSH Interiors (LUXE Interiors + Design), Cecilia Sagrera-Hill and George Brazil of Sagrera Brazil Design (California Home + Design), Lane McNab Interiors (Modern Sanctuary) and Kari McIntosh Design (About.com Home). 

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