Top Choice Homewares in Downtown, Civic Center & SoMa

Heath Ceramics

Odds are your favorite SF meal was served on Heath Ceramics, Bay Area chefs' tableware of choice ever since Alice Waters started using Heath's modern, hand-thrown dishes at Chez Panisse. Heath's muted colors and str…
Top Choice Homewares in The Marina, Fisherman’s Wharf & the Piers


Tucked in a courtyard, this design showcase is like a museum store for exceptional, artistic household items – to wit, a mirrored coat rack, a rechargeable flashlight that turns a wineglass into a lamp, and a zero-e…
Homewares in The Castro & Noe Valley

Cliff's Variety

None of the hardware maestros at Cliff's will raise an eyebrow if you express a dire need for a jar of rubber nuns, some silver body paint and a case of cocktail toothpicks, though they might angle for an invitation…
Homewares in Nob Hill, Russian Hill & Fillmore


Make your nest cozier with one-of-a-kind accessories from this well-curated collection, including Provençal quilts, beaded jewelry, craft kits and papier-mâché trophy heads for the kids' room, as well as mesmerizing…
Homewares in Nob Hill, Russian Hill & Fillmore

Soko Hardware

Folks love Soko for its exceptional selection of ikebana (flower arranging), bonsai, tea-ceremony and Zen rock-garden supplies, and also for its properly tuned wind chimes and quality Japanese bath products.
Department Store in Downtown, Civic Center & SoMa


Five floors of name brands spanning a city block and the historic marble I Magnin building offer charming old-school amenities – including actual powder rooms and the delightful 3rd-floor Tout Sweet patisserie. The …
Homewares in The Mission, Dogpatch & Potrero Hill

Tina Frey

Popsicles, tide pools, stained glass: Tina Frey's hand-cast vessels light up rooms and fire up neurons with their hypnotic, translucent color. If the urge to lick them becomes overwhelming, don't worry: they're made…
Homewares in Nob Hill, Russian Hill & Fillmore

Jonathan Adler

Vases with handlebar mustaches and cookie jars labeled 'Quaaludes' may seem like holdovers from a Big Sur bachelor pad c 1974, but they're snappy interior inspirations from California pop potter (and Top Design judg…
Homewares in Downtown, Civic Center & SoMa


Wabi-sabi is the fine appreciation for imperfect, organic forms and materials, and the stock in trade of Japonesque. Owner Koichi Hara arranges antique Japanese bamboo baskets and contemporary ceramics alongside Kan…
Department Store in Downtown, Civic Center & SoMa


The West Coast outpost of the high-end New York fashion landmark has similar signatures, including inspired window displays and up-to-70%-off sales. But Barneys SF feels more boutique than department store, showcasi…