Tag Archives: design

Mission Trump Bashing Goes Virtual

It’s no secret that the Mission is no fan of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump (see also: gleeful smashing of Trump piñatas, Trump street art). Now the local frustration with Trump has arrived on the internet, where local maker Kelly Niland has created a spin-wheel of awful quotes attributed to the man. Niland you may remember from the Mission Realty Bingo cards...

Paxton Gate Design-Build Venture Forges Future As RareField

It’s a unique San Francisco paradox: Everyone knows where to go for taxidermied animals, amber-fossilized insects, and general curiosities. But nobody seems to know that Paxton Gate also innovates and installs classy interiors and gardens. “Paxton Gate is such a strong brand,” explained lead designer Todd McCrea. “The more we got into it the more we realized that this is...

Coolest Garage Ever on 25th Street

San Francisco Magazine has the scoop on an architectural gem between the Mission and Noe Valley. It’s a garage converted into a whimsical children’s play-space decked out with a fire pole, swing set and even a stained-glass window featuring a classic arcade game character. Here’s more detail: Faced with a side yard consisting of a cracked concrete slab, most city dwellers might...

SFMTA Pilot Offers Little Change in Tech Shuttle Map

When the SFMTA’s new pilot program to regulate tech shuttles starts in August, few will notice much change as the pilot program will shift the location of some stops but will keep close to the same number of stops operating in the Mission. According to a map of proposed stops released by SFMTA, the program will remove six existing tech shuttle stops from the neighborhood, but it...

The Coolest Map Ever

Crime First Starting things off with the serious stuff: the man who was arrested last month after the sexual assault of a teenage girl in Garfield Park also faces charges from an earlier rape on a woman in the same area, the Chronicle reports. Meanwhile KGO reports that police also arrested a 56-year-old homeless man for alleged arson at an...

Make a Statement

Shopping in the Mission is a quest for unique, eye-catching pieces you won’t see on every other person walking down Valencia. That’s not an easy task when everyone else is also looking to make a statement. If you’re starting to feel like originality is hopeless, head to The Mission Statement, a designer co-op on 18th and Bartlett, where no two...