Anne Shaheen considers herself a ReUse artist and has always been drawn to items that are old, worn, rusted, broken, just waiting to be part of a story that will be interpreted only by the curious observer.
Valerie Jelenfy Stilson is a true renaissance woman, who began creating found object altars at the age of 71. Her work is influenced by the Spanish Colonial folk art of New Spain and Mexico. It reflects the passage of time and custom, mixing modern day themes with those of history.
We joined author, Diane Dorrans Saeks, Scandia Home and Gentry Magazine for a book signing at Scandia Home Palo Alto, to celebrate the publishing of Diane's new book about interiors by Jean-Louis Deniot capturing luxury as well as comfort.
When you enter one of downtown San Rafael’s newest pop-up showrooms, McRoskey Mattress Co.’s nearly 120-year history is apparent.
The brick walls feature posters of hand craftsmanship and staffers explain how their products are made. For a San Francisco company like McRoskey, the pop-up concept proved to be a bold step and a chance to try new things.
“Community is important to us and San Rafael is such a welcoming place,” said CEO Robin McRoskey Azevedo. “We’ve made connections through walk-ins, as well as being more convenient to our long-time Marin, Sonoma and Napa customers. We’ve learned that many people don’t like to travel to San Francisco if they can find what they need here. Reducing the barriers for current and potential customers informed our recent decision to negotiate a longer lease.”
Repost from an article by SFMade's blog, about the importance of manufacturing jobs to changing people's lives, and helping them achieve their dreams. McRoskey has recently hired several job candidates placed by AmericaWorks, this is their story.
It's official! The McRoskey San Rafael Pop Up opened its doors on November 1st, and has been seeing brisk traffic from local residents, McRoskey customers and neighborhood merchants. If you're in the neighborhood, stop by and visit!
McRoskey San Rafael Pop Up
1340 4th Street
San Rafael, CA 94901
We are opening up a pop up retail location in San Rafael in November! The store will open on 4th Street in San Rafael in November, and is slated to stay open through February. Opening weekend will feature a Breakfast in Bed celebration where customers can enjoy local pastries and beverages while trying the beds.