Posts by Michelle Konstantinovsky

1. You’re a self-taught artist - when did you first become interested in art and what were the steps on your journey toward becoming a professional designer?I founded Notre Monde in 1996 after living abroad for several years.

In a bar scene that often feels like, well, like a scene, it's nice to have a go-to spot that's cool but comfortable and anything but pretentious. Welcome to Howells.

1. What’s the origin story of Home Front Build? I come from an architectural history and art background so when I moved to California to go to CalArts I fell in love with the variety of architectural styles found in Los Angeles.

Let's get one thing straight right off the bat: It's hard to go wrong when you're in Bali (just ask designer Jonathan Rachman). The Indonesian island is famous for its lush landscapes, inviting ocean, and breathtaking sunsets, not to mention rich cultural experiences and killer food scene.

If you or someone you know is connected to a mission-driven organization seeking a special home in one of San Francisco's most tranquil and historic locations, The Presidio Trust has a unique opportunity for you.The agency, in partnership with the National Park Service and the Golden Gate National P

If a Central American beach escape sounds like an enticing addition to your life ("go on..." says literally everyone), how about a private residence off the Emerald Coast of Nicaragua?

1. How did you get your start in architecture? I knew from about the age of 6 that I wanted to be an architect.

On March 6, the launch of Tokyo Gamine’s Ready-to-Wear Capsule Collection took over the alluring outdoor patio at Hotel Zelos’ Dirty Habit. Ginger Babb, Maghan McDowell, Yuka Uehara, Camilla Papale. Photo credit: Drew AltizerL: Joel Goodrich, Clara Shayevich & Navid Armstrong.

Tell us Blu Dot’s origin story.As friends in college we shared a passion for art, architecture and design. After school, we went looking for modern design to furnish our first homes, but the things we could afford we didn't like, and the things we liked we couldn't afford.

1. How did you get your start in design?Looking back I realize now that I always had a interest in home design and spatial design. Every since I was little I would rearrange the furniture in my room to find the best floor plan.

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