Alisa Carroll

Alisa Carroll is editor in chief of Henry.
Alisa Carroll is editor in chief of Henry.

Articles By Alisa Carroll

The Seat of Spring

Chic new outdoor sofas and and chairs invite lounging en plein air


Leaf through gorgeous new spring reads on garden and home

Verdant Landscape

Spring unfolds in lush new wallcoverings

Sound + Vision

As media art comes home, designers and acousticians collaborate on finely tuned spaces

Paris Déco Off 2024

A beloved event that is now an annual pilgrimage for San Francisco designers, Paris Déco Off showcases the latest collections of fabrics, wallcoverings, and furnishings from international houses. January 17-21, 2024.

In the Atmosphere

Iconic UK designer Rose Uniacke’s new book, Rose Uniacke At Work, showcases her lyrical, soulful spaces

Sound + Vision

As media art comes home, designers and acousticians collaborate on finely tuned spaces

The Spin

Two French houses interweave audio and textiles to create an artful turntable that’s music to the eyes and ears

Grace & Rigor

Dancer turned designer Matthew Fisher creates vessels inspired by Classical forms

Coast Keeper

Bay area naturalist, author, and artist Obi kaufmann’s new book, The Coasts of California, is a poetic immersion in our fragile landscapes

An Odyssey in Blue

In anticipation of the 2022 centenary of the publication of James Joyce’s Ulysses, London-based designer John Morgan embarked on a pilgrimage to explore the foundations of the book as an object.

Ornament + Charm

Rising star Noz Nozawa’s exuberantly elegant interiors

The Dish

Epicurean designer Gary Hutton shares his go-to cookbooks

Tasting Room

Award-winning designer Jon de la Cruz reveals how all aspects of cuisine—from flavor to plating—inspire his restaurant interiors

Building History

As management firm Bay West departs, its 40-year era of leadership of the San Francisco Design Center draws to a close. CEO Tim Treadway saw it all from the very beginning, and shares the fascinating origins and inspiring evolution of the SFDC.

Poetic Ground

The lyrical vision of landscape design practice OR.CA honors the secret life of plants

The Gathering

Floral virtuoso Katie Chirgotis cultivates spirit and self-care at her new boutique

Beauty Statement

Oakland’s new Goodbody salon—a beauty bar that celebrates diversity—gets a bold treatment

Orejen Stories

A new collaboration between the Black Artists + Designers Guild and S. Harris honors sources of black and indigenous craft

The Culture of Craft

Imprinted with a maker’s identity, artisanal work brings humanity and singularity into the home

Sea Ranch Reborn

Charles de Lisle’s revival of the Sea Ranch Lodge is both passion project and pilgrimage

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