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EDITORIAL: COLLECTION

We reunited with our friends, Patrick Yandoc and Marianna Jamadi, for our latest editorial, Collection.  A meditation on how we express ourselves through art, design, and curation. "You are the books you read, the films you watch, the music you listen to, and the people you meet.  You are what you take from these.  You are a collective of every experience you have ever had in your life.  You are every second of every single day.  So drown yourself in a sea of experience and existence.  Let the words run through your veins, and let the colors fill your mind until they overflow and you have no choice but to create and show the world who you have become" - author unknown  SHOP THE...

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On Giving Thanks and Action

On the eve of the holiday season, we’re taking time to pause and reflect on giving thanks.  Considering recent events, most of us are having trouble tapping into a sense of gratitude, but one thing we’re ever thankful for is our supportive community of friends, customers, and collaborators.  Fuggiamo was born of a curiosity to explore the world and desire to share our discoveries.  At our core is a global consciousness and intention to work with partners who share a like-minded attitude towards mindful design, consumption, and values.  It is this spirit of integrity and empathy that guides us in this time of turmoil, and we've chosen to translate our emotions into action.  From the simplest steps in thinking through how...

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Travel Diary: SF Bay Area

A few days away in one of my favorite places in the world.  Last week, we went up to San Francisco for West Coast Craft and decided to drive north of the city to the Russian River Valley and Sonoma Coast.  We stayed in a picture perfect airstream trailer nestled in a redwood grove.  The autumn leaves, crisp air, and rolling fog made the landscape even more majestic.  For more pictures from our trip, see our Instagram. A short list of favorites from around the Bay: Heath Ceramics - Sausalito and SF  Auto Camp - Guerneville Seaside Metal - Guerneville Big Bottom Market - Guerneville Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve - Guerneville Sonoma Coast State Park - from Jenner to Bodega Bay The Mill - SF Nopa - SF...

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A Conversation With: Chinatown Pretty

An ongoing series of conversations with friends, collaborators, and creatives to explore a dialogue on inspiration, passion, community, travel, and life in general.  Created by Andria Lo and Valerie Luu, San Francisco based Chinatown Pretty is a photo project/blog chronicling the vibrant street style and stories of Chinatown senior citizens.  Beyond an obvious sartorial appreciation is a deeper, palpable love of (and ode to) culture, connection, and conversation -- a shining light of positivity that’s especially important in today’s world.  Here, we speak with Andria to learn more. Tell us about yourselves.  How did you meet, and what led you to start Chinatown Pretty?  We met through the food world several years ago.  I’m a freelance photographer who shoots a lot...

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A Conversation With: By FAR

the ladies of By FAR An ongoing series of conversations with friends, collaborators, and creatives to explore a dialogue on inspiration, passion, community, travel, and life in general.  Allow us to introduce you to By FAR and Sabina Gyosheva, one of the line’s co-founders.  This hard working mom fills us in on the story behind the brand, her inspiration, and jet-setting tips.     Tell us about yourself.  How did you meet your co-founders, and what led you to start By FAR?  The three of us are family.  Valentina and I are twin sisters, and Denitsa is married to my husband’s brother.  We’ve been best friends for more than 12 years.  Growing up, we shared a passion for art and aesthetics, but...

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