Kim Lucian, Apartment Therapy

Kim Lucian

Apartment Therapy

San Francisco, CA, United States

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Past articles by Kim:

How To Quickly Fit More in a Small Refrigerator

Trying to fit a week's worth of groceries into what can start to feel like a glorified mini fridge is a constant challenge, but here's a quick tip. → Read More

House Tour: Repurposed, Comfy & Colorful in California

Name: Candice and Jason Rose Location: Mission, San Francisco, California Size: 1,000 square feet Years lived in: 6 weeks; Rented Candice and Jason moved into their current apartment six weeks ago — yes, six weeks. But you would never know it when you walk through the front door. The space feels warm, collected, and well organized. → Read More

House Tour: A Cozy & Eclectic California Apartment

Name: Allison & Luke Location: The Castro; San Francisco, California Size: 715 sq. ft. Years lived in: 2 years; Rented It all started with a table. While visiting a friend recently I remarked on her amazing barn wood kitchen table, “Oh, it’s not mine. It’s on loan from a friend. Seriously, though — you should see the rest of her place.” → Read More

House Tour: A Modern Beachy San Francisco Apartment

Name: Thayer Allyson Gowdy and Scott Paterson Location: Bernal Hill, San Francisco, California Size: 1,200 square feet Years lived in: 7 years; Owned Photographer Thayer Gowdy's carefree style comes together with a mix of clean-lined Danish designs, eclectic accessories, and pieces sourced from her travels around the world. → Read More

5 Hard-to-Kill Houseplants for Apartments with Low Light

While all plants do need light to survive, even those with a shortage of natural light are in luck with these 5 plants. → Read More

House Tour: A Modern Small San Francisco Apartment

Name: Myka + Georges Haddad Location: Laurel Heights — San Francisco, California Size: 600 square feet Years lived in: 6 years, rented Myka of the blog Modern Sequins shows us how great style can translate from fashion to the home. With pieces collected from years of event styling and her signature sparkle throughout, the apartment that she calls home with her husband George is only out-shined… → Read More

House Tour: A Bohemian Modern California Abode

Name: Hope & Pete Colling Location: Terra Linda, California Size: 1955 sq ft. Years lived in: 2 years; Owned Pulling up to Hope and Pete's home I can't help but notice that I've entered a place where all of the homes are perfectly landscaped in gravel and native plants and maintain a uniform sense of modern, minimalist design. It's almost Stepford-ish in its perfection, if the Stepford wives… → Read More

House Tour: A Sophisticated Modern California Loft

Name: Erin of Apartment 34 Location: Mission/Potrero Hill , San Francisco CA Size: 900 square feet Years lived in: 1.5 years Anyone who follows Erin's lifestyle blog Apartment 34 will know that her style is synonymous with clean lines and tasteful restraint, with a touch of glam and global influence. Her loft follows suit with beautiful bones, and airy style and refined textures, with perfectly… → Read More

House Tour: An Organic Modern California Home

Name: Seth and Natalie Brookshire Location: Presidio Heights; San Francisco, California Size: 2,700 square feet Years lived in: Seth for 10 years, Natalie for 3.5; Owned Walking up to this residence you'll be greeted by Seth, an architect, and Natalie, a floral designer. The modern, light filled space you step into feels like a hidden treasure, and for good reason. The place was designed from… → Read More

House Tour: A Comfortable San Francisco Apartment

Name: Caroline and Eduardo Location: North Beach — San Francisco, California Size: 1,100 square feet Years lived in: 2 years; Rented Stylist and model Caroline and her boyfriend, Eduardo, have taken a sunny San Francisco flat and made it all their own, enhancing it with items collected on their travels—like the giant papier-mâché rhino head from Mexico in the kitchen—and references to their… → Read More

House Tour: A Glamorous, Classic California Apartment

Name: Meg Shackleton Location: Cole Valley — San Francisco, California Size: 1200 square feet Years lived in: 3 years; Rented Meg Shackleton is the creator of Margaret Elizabeth designs — check out her recent studio tour. Not surprisingly, her home incorporates many of the elements that make her jewelry line so unique. Color, form, and shine come together in a style that is at once classic and… → Read More

Music For Your Eyes: Beautifully Displayed Record Collections

Audiophiles love their records like bibliophiles love their books, and as anyone who has tried to fit a collection of either into a small space can attest it can take some creative finesse to make it work. In a quest to make space for my own record collection I did a bit of research and came up with these inspiring images of beautifully organized and displayed vinyl collections from our own… → Read More

How to Translate Your Personal Style to a Room

When it comes to designing a space that reflects you and suits your lifestyle, one of the best places to start is with your wardrobe. Beyond the obvious choices like color and style, your wardrobe can tell you a lot about your preferences: from what textures you gravitate to, to whether you prefer classic tailored pieces to relaxed worn-in ones... → Read More

Easter Eggs: 50 DIY Ideas from Easy to Unusual

Decorating Easter eggs is one of those holiday activities that the kid in all of us loves (second only to dressing up on Halloween). With our master list of DIY decorating ideas for all skill levels, you can indulge your inner kid and still end up with some seriously grown up results. → Read More

Custom Furniture Shoppers Guide: 7 Super Sources for Buying Online

When it comes to making a room work, sometimes the best (and ultimately money-saving!) solution is to invest in a custom piece. From rooms with small footprints to those awkward spaces that you'd really like to fill, working with a designer/maker allows you to get a perfect fit while bringing in just the right finish to really tie things together. Here's a starter guide to seven great places to… → Read More

Beautiful Oversized Hanging Plants

Plants are well known as great way to add some color, texture and life to a space, and when they also happen to be beautifully oversized hanging plants, they also bring the drama. We've rounded up some examples from our archives and around the web. → Read More

Beautiful Bare Windows

While we love a good window treatment, when the windows themselves are this striking they need no adornment. Reminiscent of a greenhouse, leaving windows bare brings in plenty of natural light and helps create an indoor/outdoor feeling. This look works best in remote locations, when facing private landscaping or in more public rooms of the house. → Read More

Instant Inspiration! 10 E-Magazines Worth Checking Out

The next time you have a long flight or find yourself stuck in a waiting room, do yourself a favor and check out one of these beautiful e-magazines. We've rounded up ten of the best, from classics like Lonny to lesser-known gems, that cover everything from decor and food, to weddings and travel. → Read More

Shop the Room: Glam Office

A monochrome palette with touches of gold reads simple but stylish in Bianca of A Fab Challenge's glam little home office. We created a shoppable little guide of the space from our tour to help you get the look. → Read More

Trend Forecast: Kaleidoscope Prints

Kaleidoscope prints can be tricky—the wrong color combo or a busy print and they come off as cheesy. Rendered in watercolor softness, with sophisticated color palettes and motifs like jewels and butterfly wings, however, and they take on a beautiful, ethereal effect. We've rounded up our favorites both in fashion and for the home. → Read More