San Francisco

Riding around town

12.06.2016

Riding Uber around San Francisco | French By Design

Brought to you by Uber. Following up on my post about Miriam, the Uber driver-partner who inspired me so much with her personal journey and sense of humanity, I’m sharing today my perspective as an Uber rider. Living in San Francisco, I use Uber extensively. The city is small but packed with traffic, and parking can quickly become…

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A green Christmas

11.17.2016

A Green Christmas in San Francisco | French By Design

If you are a regular reader of this blog, you know how fond I am of alternative Christmas tree ideas – we have a round up of original non traditional Christmas trees every year here on the blog. So when I heard about the “Green Christmas” initiative from the city of San Francisco and Friends…

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Monday workspace : The Archery

10.03.2016

The Archery San Francisco | French By Design

Welcome to The Archery, a shared artists and crafters’ space recently opened in the industrial heart of the Mission neighborhood in San Francisco. Located less than a block away from Tartine Manufactory, The Archery welcomes artists and makers, crafters and freelances, and offers workstations or private studios to its members, conference rooms and event space rentals. With…

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Our zero waste pledge

09.28.2016

Real Foodies Compost - French By Design

We are big nature lovers here at home. We’ve banned the use of plastic bags while grocery shopping since 2001, we avoid wasting energy and water, and Inès often participates in community work by picking up trash on San Francisco beaches. We’re also big on composting and recycling, but when SF environment asked me to spread the…

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