A collection of pieces from Anyon Design whose work will be available at the Chairish Designer Showhouse Sale.

Photo: John Merkl

The design world in San Francisco is constantly changing. Between the launch of new collections and the opening of showrooms, it can be difficult to keep track of things. That’s why AD PRO brings you all the news you need for the week.


Chairish Hosts Annual Designer Showhouse Sale

Chairish’s Designer Showcase Sale is officially back by popular demand. Starting this week, the San Francisco-based home decor marketplace is offering significant price reductions on more than 500 pieces from up to 20 showhouses, all hand-picked by designers like Pebbles Nix and Jonathan Rachman.

“If you’ve admired the breathtakingly beautiful rooms of top showhouses, now is your chance to grab a few pieces selected by leading interior designers for their unique spaces,” said Anna Brockway, co-founder and chairman of Chairish President AD PRO.

Product launches

Serena & Lily launches the summer 2020 collection

While most of the design scene is currently considering social distancing, Serena & Lily have their sights set on summer. This week, the Sausalito-based brand is launching its summer collection with more than 300 new arrivals.

“Our summer collection is inspired by the influence of light on different times of the day – clean light in early summer mornings; the ability of midday light to brighten and enhance colors; and dusk light that mutes everything it touches, ”said Kristy Williams, Serena & Lily’s chief design officer, to AD PRO. In addition to the introduction of new patterns such as Beach Bay, Isla and Beach Club, Serena & Lily is expanding its children’s collection by reinterpreting customer favorites such as the Riviera Chair and Avalon Daybed in child-friendly sizes.


ASID California North records its community digitally

A week after Mayor London Breed ordered residents to seek refuge for the foreseeable future, the San Francisco architecture and design community is creating new ways to connect. This week, ASID’s California North chapter announced via email that it would offer online learning opportunities. According to the message, ASID CAN will start sharing upcoming virtual events with its members. Here you can join the ASID CAN community and stay up to date on future virtual events.



Jason Jones becomes a partner at Arcsine

Oakland-based architecture and design firm Arcsine recently won Jason Jones as the company’s first partner alongside founding directors Adam Winig and Daniel Scovill. Prior to joining Arcsine in 2015, Jones spent over a decade at Gensler focusing on high-tech design work. As a partner, Jones will focus on developing solutions to design problems with interesting technical challenges. Arcsine also hired Michaela Molleur as the company’s interim architect.

Real estate

San Francisco Bars Ellis Act Removals Following COVID-19 Outbreak

San Francisco is taking great strides to protect its tenants during the nationwide shelter. Curbed reports that no-fault evictions and “Ellis Act removals” are currently banned as the city is told to stay indoors. Mayor Breed made the announcement on Monday, and the order is expected to stay in place until at least mid-April. Landlords can still evacuate tenants for criminal, health or security reasons.

Well-preserved Marshall House hits for $ 3.9 million

According to the San Francisco Chronicle, a mansion in Berkeley’s Claremont Court neighborhood went on sale for $ 3.9 million. Built by John A. Marshall and designed by Edward B. Seeley, the 5,421 square meter space dates back to 1907. The house has seven bedrooms, five bathrooms and a winter garden, among other things.