What It Actually Costs to Open a Restaurant in San Francisco
The sushi cases are built down into the bar, so there is nothing blocking the view of chefs making the sushi. It’s one-of-a-kind like that where they can set up their stuff and they’re making the sushi right in front of you...
Abandoned San Francisco Building Turned Modern-Industrial Home
An abandoned San Francisco building is turned into a sleek, modern-industrial home by designer Todd Davis. A garage-door entrance, concrete, untreated wood and corrugated steel give the space a unique personality....
Nominated for HGTV’s fresh faces of design – outdoor living, elevated category.
Todd was born and raised in the Bay Area and established a passion for architecture at an early age with a variety of interests that have informed his design work including photography, sculpture, and furniture....
The Shotwell Residence is located in the Mission Gulch neighborhood of San Francisco...
Abandoned Industrial Compound Becomes a Modern Home Base
A couple embarks on a new life together by establishing a homestead on a dilapidated lot in a buzzworthy corner of San Francisco’s Mission District...
An Outdoor Dining Spot Creates Quiet Time in the Heart of San Francisco
Abandoned buildings overrun by squatters and drug needles are probably the last places you’d turn into a family home. But when architect Todd Davis toured the site with his client, a young software developer and his family who were thinking of buying it, the answer was simple...
How to Wow Your Guests With a Dramatic Dining Room
Dramatic design doesn’t always have to be busy and over-the-top. A simple backdrop with just two or three statement pieces — such as the unusual lighting and faux taxidermy here — will give the items space to breathe and enhance their effect...
Home Hides a Courtyard and a Tree Root Chandelier
This single family home on Shotwell Street was formerly a dry cleaners, then a WWII munitions depot, than rumored to be the practice studios of local band Faith No More, before Todd Davis Architecture transformed it's bunk-like concreate shell into a peaceful haven in the middle of san Francisco's vibrant Mission District...
Tour 11 Stunning San Francisco Homes
Reimagined as a quite retreat on a mixes-use Missing block,this former munitions depot was transformed into a single family residence by reworking existing forms. A bunker-like concrete structure was cut in half to form a covered patio that opens into a new central courtyard...
Roots of Style: Italianate Architecture Romances the U.S.
While San Francisco is full of Victorian-era architecture, it is more specific to label the Italianate examples as romantic-era designs, like this one...
13 Homemade Headboards That Thrill With Creativity
Consider going muted and simple on the headboard and a little wild on the wall. Here what’s behind the headboard is just as important as the headboard itself...