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Take Ten with Linda Sullivan

Take Ten with Linda Sullivan

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.

3 Tips for a Thanksgiving Tablescape Guests Will Love

3 Tips for a Thanksgiving Tablescape Guests Will Love

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. 

Hot off the Press: Clients in the News

Hot off the Press: Clients in the News

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. 

#ONTREND: Go Banana Leaf

#ONTREND: Go Banana Leaf

There's no better way to go bold than with banana leaf. We've traced the history of this tropical trend and selected our favorite products that showcase this iconic look. 

elworthy studio Presents Clair Obscur

elworthy studio Presents Clair Obscur

Textile designer Kate Miller draws inspiration from photographic processes as she creates her latest collection of eco-friendly fabrics and wallpapers. 

Take Ten with Krista Coupar

Take Ten with Krista Coupar

For the second edition of our Take Ten series, we've met with CEO Krista Coupar to learn more about the inspiration behind her one-of-a-kind business model.

2016's Hottest Interiors with David Duncan Livingston

2016's Hottest Interiors with David Duncan Livingston

With every new year comes new rooms. Photographer David Duncan Livingston and Dering Hall Executive Editor Dennis Sarlo weigh in on what's hot for 2016. 

ArtHaus Celebrates Pantone's Colors of the Year

ArtHaus Celebrates Pantone's Colors of the Year

With the announcement of Pantone's 2016 Colors of the Year, Rose Quartz and Serenity, ArtHaus Gallerists James Bacchi and Annette Schutz assembled AKA Pink and Blue, an eclectic collection of works in various media by Gallery and Guest artists.

Coupar's Holiday Gift Guide

With the holiday season in full swing, we know how stressful it can be to find the perfect gift for everyone on your list, so we've hand-curated a fabulous selection for you to shop from! Whether glamorous home decor goodies from our favorite industry stars, statement artwork, or the latest in men's and women's looks, Coupar has got you covered! Read on to explore our top picks and keep your eyes peeled for a save the date for our January Tête-à-Tête Holiday Party. 

When it comes to sophisticated spaces, a chic doorstop is a must! We love these locally made four-way pyramid "kiss" doorstops created by Elena Calabrese of Elena Calabrese Design & Decor in collaboration with Mill Valley boutique 7 on Locust. The doorstops come in a variety of hand-selected metallic and snakeskin print leathers and are available exclusively at 7 on Locust in Mill Valley and their 7 Pop Up on Sacramento Street in San Francisco through December.

Designer Doorstops || $175-195 || Available online 
7 on Locust | 7 Locust Avenue, Mill Valley
7 Pop Up | 3255 Sacramento St., San Francisco | Wednesday – Saturday 11am – 6pm

Why not add some style to your holiday season with Scot Meacham Wood Home's gorgeous tartan pillows? Scot's festive collection of tartan home decor items and antiques are sure to bring the traditions of Scotland into your home.

From left to right: 
Meacham Tartan Pillow || $295 || Available at SMW Home
Ross Hunting Pillow || $295 || Available at SMW Home
Buchanan Tartan Pillow || $295 || Available at SMW Home

In need of a little red dress just in time for the holidays? Kim and Proper has got you covered! With simple silhouettes and sophisticated details, Designer Kim Bachmann's Winter Collection is the perfect solution to all of your closet cravings. Not to mention the fact that all dresses are crafted in packable, wrinkle-resistant, polyester-rayon blends and have been updated for a more forgiving fit!

From left to right: 
Heather II in Light Pink || $195 || Available online at Kim and Proper
Isabel in Midnight || $195 || Available online at Kim and Proper
Alexia in Red || $195 || Available online at Kim and Proper

What better way to start the new year than with a fabric or wallpaper refresh? Kate Miller of elworthy studio has crafted a gorgeous collection of eco-conscious textiles inspired by the beauty of rust and urban decay. Whether wallpapering a bathroom or reupholstering your living room chairs, elworthy studio's Decay Collection is sure to make your space shine.

Decay Collection Fabric || $55 to 160 per yard || Available online at elworthy studio
Decay Collection Wallpaper || $65 to $135 per yard || Available online at elworthy studio

Light up your holidays with Lizette Marie Interior Design's signature Gilded Decay candle collection! The collection features two sumptuous fragrances, Homme and Femme, that, when burned together, combine to create the Deconstructed Seduction Master Scent. With their dark vessels and one-of-a-kind fragrances, Lizette's candles are sure to spice up your space this holiday season.

Gilded Decay Candles || set of two for $120 || Available online at Lizette Marie Interior Design

Drawing inspiration from Modernist architecture and the murals of his native Mexico, Antonio Luna's garments are sophisticated pieces ideal for the modern, creative man. We can't get enough of his clean lines and chic color combinations.

George T-shirt || $95 || Available online at Antonio Luna
Harrington Jacket || $325 || Available online at Antonio Luna

Inspired by their experience designing custom pieces for clients, Interior Designers Beth Dotolo and Carolina Gentry of Pulp Design Studios recently launched their first piece of functional statement hardware for their home goods line, Pulp Home. With their glamorous finishes and iconic design, these gorgeous sunburst pulls reads as jewelry for the home.

Starburst Pull in Brass || $75 || Available online at Pulp Home
Starburst Pull in Nickel || 24" x 24" || Available online at Pulp Home

Berkeley-based Artist Michael Cutlip is a Bay Area native who draws on urban street art when crafting his mixed media collages. We're smitten with his works, which feature found paper materials and are available in both single panel and multi-panel custom installations.

The Red Zone || 60" x 48" || price upon request
Ticket Please || 24" x 24" || price upon request

For more information or pricing inquiries, please visit Michael Cutlip's website or contact Bettina Stiewe at Upstart Modern (bettina@upstartmodern.com)

Cozy up with Sumptuous Winter Furs

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With the winter weather upon us, we love cuddling up with luxury furs. These fuzzy fabrics are soft to the touch and add an element of texture to a space without costing a fortune. Funky fur accessories serve as a chic accent to any home, office, or wardrobe—we even have some here in our office! Here are some of our favorite sophisticated picks.

Here at Coupar Consulting, we added a fuzzy element to our office chairs with these silky sheepskin throws. 

These faux fur throws are a great addition to a bedroom or living room and add a touch of luxe.  

Oversized Luxe Faux Fur Bed Throws, Restoration Hardware, $249

With its lucite legs and shiny nail heads, this sheepskin bench adds a rock 'n' roll edge to any space.  

Massoud Alala Sheepskin Bench, Horchow, $1889

Isaac Mizrahi's versatile black clutch is easy to dress up or down when changing from day to night attire.

Trudy Clutch in Black Faux Fur, Isaac Mizrahi New York, $158

Fans of our office chairs pictured above can get the look with Design Within Reach's crisp white throws.

Sheepskin Throw, Design Within Reach, $105 

This elegant fur vest is a great layering tool for the cold winter mornings. Pair it with a turtleneck or wear it under a trench. 

Martise Coat in Finn Raccoon, Theory, $1295

Spice up your living room couch with this fun faux fur print pillow. 

Faux Fur Pillow in Mocha, Calypso St. Barth, $350

These gorgeous calf hair booties are sure to be a winter essential. We can't get enough of the chic leather wedge against the rich fur. 

Vince Lanie Calf Hair Wedge Boot in Black, Bergdorf Goodman, $595

This funky rug combines hair, hide, and leather to create a playful patchwork look to compliment a dark wood dinner table.

Kaymanta Raiz Natural Hair on Hide Leather Rug in Grey, Houzz, $960

These whimsical poufs add an elegant touch to a child's bedroom or family space without being too serious.

Faux Mongolian Lamb Poufs in Ivory and Platinum, West Elm, $199

The sleek black rabbit fur fedora is a new twist on a timeless classic. 

Black Fur Fedora, Rag & Bone, $295