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This Week: Survival Annex at The Curiosity Shoppe (San Francisco)

This Week: Survival Annex at The Curiosity Shoppe (San Francisco)

Survival Annex is “a group effort based under the guise of survival.” Curator Aurora Crispin has assembled an excellent array of theme-appropriate small edition products that work very well with The Curiosity Shoppe’s quirky vibe.  And it gave me an idea. Imagine the possibilities of a permanent retail improv troupe, a small company with a […]

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This Week: The Curiosity Shoppe (San Francisco and Online)

This Week: The Curiosity Shoppe (San Francisco and Online)

When I wrote about The Curiosity Shop’s online shop last fall, Albert left a comment saying, “I wish I had more money to buy random, interesting and weird things for my home,” and I share in his sentiment. So when my friend Marla told me The Curiosity Shoppe was located on the trendy Valencia shopping […]

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White Furniture (a potentially controversial post)

White Furniture (a potentially controversial post)

White Furniture’s classic, simple window beckoned me, but one thing led to another, and I wound up snapping just a few photos of the store’s exterior, which is located on San Francisco’s Market Street. But intrigued and suspecting White Furniture was a vintage store or a smaller Design Within Reach, I looked up their website, and […]

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This Week: The Other Shop (San Francisco)

This Week: The Other Shop (San Francisco)

Located in San Francisco’s Western Addition / Lower Haight / NOPA neighborhood,  The Other Shop feels very much like it could be in Austin, Chicago or any other city.  Owls? (Check) Anatomy? (Check) Antlers? (Check) But like any good shop, The Other Shop has its own distinct character and energy, each booth contributing a different […]

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