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Recent Press Roundup and our #1 Powder Room Tip

February 18, 2021
Can you believe it’s almost March? It seems like last March was just yesterday but also 5 years ago. In any case, we’ve been busy these last two months collaborating with not only our wonderful cli…

Meet Your Designer – Taylor Tanimoto

February 12, 2021
Interior design is highly personal – as your designer, we know where and how you eat, sleep, shower, and live. This is all essential for us to know, so that we can create the best possible sp…

Why You Should Define Your Style BEFORE You Start Decorating

February 5, 2021
Listen, designing your space can be overwhelming, we get it. Choice overload is a real thing. With thousands of options just a few clicks away (hello, work-from-home midday online shopping break!),…

Interior Design Lighting Tips and Tricks: Ceiling Edition

January 22, 2021
Coddington Design; San Francisco Kitchen, Photo: David Duncan Livingston I like to think of the lighting in a room as the jewelry. It’s like when you’ve got a beautiful outfit and you n…

If it’s not a “Hell Yes!” It’s a No: 2021 Design Trends

January 15, 2021
2020 was a wild ride and so far this year seems just as unpredictable. One thing you can count on- the Coddington Team having some opinions. I always say, if it’s not a “Hell Yes!” it’s a no. So he…

Things to Offload for Instant Happiness

January 8, 2021
Coddington Design; Nantucket Entryway Photography: David Duncan Livingston Ever decide to purge the closet and find it waaaaaay harder to get rid of things than you thought? Feeling all the feels a…

Raising a Glass to the Bar

December 11, 2020
Coddington Design, SF Designer Showcase Photo: Patrick Argast We all feel the importance of having a well stocked bar. I mean, this is 2020. With our favorite cocktail bars temporarily covid closed…

Gorgeous Gifts from BIPOC American Makers

December 4, 2020
Anytime we purchase a gift, we have a chance to vote with our values. While we all enjoy the convenience of big box stores and free shipping, this season we have compiled some of our favorite, desi…

Cozy Up With These Modern Bedrooms

November 20, 2020
We are all feeling the blurriness between home and work these days. It’s really hard- maintaining a sanctuary to retreat to, which is basically the definition of what we want our bedrooms to be… a …

Holiday Inspired Mantles

November 13, 2020
Credit: Rachel Parcell The countdown to the holidays are in full swing, and now is the perfect time to plan a fresh, new look for your mantle. Sick of over-worked, over-bedazzled mantles that look …

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