10.02.2017
Black: Architecture in Monochrome
10.02.2017

Black: Architecture in Monochrome

Spotlighting more than 150 structures from the last 1,000 years, Black pairs engaging text with fascinating photographs of houses, churches, libraries, skyscrapers, and other buildings from some of the world's leading architects…...
03.08.2016
Designers’ Showcase
03.08.2016

Designers’ Showcase

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02.24.2016
Abandoned San Francisco Building Turned Modern-Industrial Home
02.24.2016

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....
02.05.2016
14 Functional + Chic Studio Apartment Makeovers
02.05.2016

14 Functional + Chic Studio Apartment Makeovers

Don't let the size of your studio apartment put you in a design crunch. Maximize your small space with these simple design tips....
01.19.2016
Best of Houzz 2016 – San Francisco (Home Office)
01.19.2016

Best of Houzz 2016 – San Francisco (Home Office)

Winner of the 2016 Best of Houzz award in the Design Category....
11.03.2015
Nominated for HGTV’s fresh faces of design – outdoor living, elevated category.
11.03.2015

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....
10.13.2015
Houzz TV: 60 Kitchen Sinks With Mesmerizing Views
10.13.2015

Houzz TV: 60 Kitchen Sinks With Mesmerizing Views

There's something so right about a window above the kitchen sink....
09.24.2015
Trends: Focal points in decor – the hunt is on!
09.24.2015

Trends: Focal points in decor – the hunt is on!

In recent years, the Danish have favored a more natural center piece....
07.01.2015
357 Tehama 4
07.01.2015

357 Tehama 4

A modern loft renovation of a brick and timber building in the SOMA district...
06.04.2015
Moody Victorian Lights Up Liberty Hill
06.04.2015

Moody Victorian Lights Up Liberty Hill

In the historic Liberty Hill district of San Francisco, the team at Todd Davis Architecture has renovated a 1905 Victorian to stand-out from the pack...
06.04.2015
Shotwell Residence

06.04.2015

Shotwell Residence

The Shotwell Residence is located in the Mission Gulch neighborhood of San Francisco...
05.24.2015
Abandoned Industrial Compound Becomes a Modern Home Base
05.24.2015

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...
02.11.2015
Project of the Week – Shotwell Residence
02.11.2015

Project of the Week – Shotwell Residence

From weapons dump to funk metal jam space, there’s certainly no shortage of history behind this garage door...
01.20.2015
An Outdoor Dining Spot Creates Quiet Time in the Heart of San Francisco
01.20.2015

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...
01.20.2015
Liberty Residence 35
01.20.2015

Liberty Residence 35

Located in the liberty-Hill Historic District of San Francisco, this complete modern renovation of a 1905 two unit Victorian interplays with the new light field addition...
11.15.2014
307 SHOTWELL STREET in San Francisco, California
11.15.2014

307 SHOTWELL STREET in San Francisco, California

Objective: To create a quite garden retrate in one of San Francisco's most vibrant neighborhoods, by rehabilitating a mixed-use site into the next phase of its transformation into a dedicated residence...
10.21.2014
How to Wow Your Guests With a Dramatic Dining Room
10.21.2014

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...
09.01.2014
Home Hides a Courtyard and a Tree Root Chandelier
09.01.2014

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...
10.15.2014
Tour 11 Stunning San Francisco Homes
10.15.2014

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...
08.17.2014
REMODELISTA
08.17.2014

REMODELISTA

Todd Davis Architecture is a small firm based in San Francisco that focuses on highly detailed single-family residences, remodels and boutique retail...
07.19.2014
The Dark Art of the Painted Lady
07.19.2014

The Dark Art of the Painted Lady

Throughout the city, florid gingerbread houses are taking a monochrome turn...
04.12.2014
The Best Uses for a Bay Window
04.12.2014

The Best Uses for a Bay Window

A bay window is probably one of the first things you think of when you picture a house in San Francisco...
12.16.2013
Roots of Style: Italianate Architecture Romances the U.S.
12.16.2013

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...
11.01.2013
Taking The Liberty
11.01.2013

Taking The Liberty

An enduring 1878 home’s most recent incarnation is a stylish urban oasis...
10.25.2013
San Francisco’s OTHER ‘Painted Ladies’
10.25.2013

San Francisco’s OTHER ‘Painted Ladies’

Paint it black: The elegant Edwardian home built in 1878 has been attracting admiring gazes for more than a century...
10.18.2013
12 Ways We’re Game With the Taxidermy Trend
10.18.2013

12 Ways We’re Game With the Taxidermy Trend

In a crisp, minimal space, this beauty ain’t no fawn. Freshly picked from the avant-garden, the colors in this piece glow in a room that lacks some ROYGBIV...
10.18.2013
Home Setups That Serve You: Designing the Office
10.18.2013

Home Setups That Serve You: Designing the Office

Or just embrace your need for major office storage and embrace the fact that you might have to use a main living area...
09.25.2012
New Classics: Tom Dixon’s Beat Pendant Lights
09.25.2012

New Classics: Tom Dixon’s Beat Pendant Lights

Moving along, this arrangement has five pendants arranged like a linear mobile in a symmetrical pattern (Wide, Tall, Fat, Tall, Wide)...
09.14.2012
13 Homemade Headboards That Thrill With Creativity
09.14.2012

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...
07.16.2012
Palatable Palettes: Green Goodness for Bedrooms
07.16.2012

Palatable Palettes: Green Goodness for Bedrooms

This is how to do a bold shade of green for an elegant bedroom...
09.15.2005
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