Fall 2023

“FROM A QUARTER MILE AWAY, I COULD HEAR THE NOISE OF THE WOOD IN THE WIND; A SOFT MARINE ROAR. IT WAS THE IMMENSE COMPOUND NOISE OF FRICTION – OF LEAF FRETTING ON LEAF, AND BRANCH RUBBING ON BRANCH.”

 ROBERT MACFARLANE, THE WILD PLACES


As we cross the threshold into the magical territory of fall, our annual international style issue explores the atmosphere of spaces around the globe. From lake to temple, Genius Loci, or the spirit of place, is particular to each location. We visit enchanting Lake Como and the 18th-century Villa Passalacqua, transformed by San Francisco studio BAMO. We then travel to Kyoto to discover the origins of Jiun Ho’s new textile collection, an homage to the ancient Japanese city he loves. And, we delve into Kneedler Fauchère’s 75-year legacy of global curation. These travels, alongside new fall collections and cosmopolitan new design books, welcome in this lyrical season.

Sound is an immaterial but profoundly impactful dimension of home. In the summer issue of Henry, we explore our auditory environment, and the many ways sound helps conjure atmosphere.  We explore the intersection of design with cutting-edge acoustics, natural soundscapes, decorative arts, and more, as well as the latest summer collections. We hope you find resonance within.

Summer 2023

“INTERIORS ARE LIKE LARGE INSTRUMENTS, COLLECTING SOUND, AMPLIFYING IT, TRANSMITTING IT ELSEWHERE.”

PETER ZUMTHOR


Sound is an immaterial but profoundly impactful dimension of home. In the summer issue of Henry, we explore our auditory environment, and the many ways sound helps conjure atmosphere.  We explore the intersection of design with cutting-edge acoustics, natural soundscapes, decorative arts, and more, as well as the latest summer collections. We hope you find resonance within.

Sound is an immaterial but profoundly impactful dimension of home. In the summer issue of Henry, we explore our auditory environment, and the many ways sound helps conjure atmosphere.  We explore the intersection of design with cutting-edge acoustics, natural soundscapes, decorative arts, and more, as well as the latest summer collections. We hope you find resonance within.

Spring 2023

“THE DETAILS OF A THING CAN BE THE SIGN OF A NEW WORLD WHICH, LIKE ALL WORLDS, CONTAINS THE ATTRIBUTES OF GREATNESS.”

 –GASTON BACHELARD


Designers are choreographers of a thousand details, each interior the outcome of a thousand decisions. From selecting slender silk piping to alchemizing just the right surface treatment, designers’ subtle but masterful gestures are sometimes unsung, yet critical to elevating space. In our Spring 2023 issue, we magnify this work, focusing attention on objects, applications, and practices that makes spaces sing. We’re also delighted to share the outcome of our own obsession with detail: our new logo and site. We hope you find beauty between the lines.

Designers are choreographers of a thousand details, each interior the outcome of a thousand decisions. From selecting slender silk piping to alchemizing just the right surface treatment, designers’ subtle but masterful gestures are sometimes unsung, yet critical to elevating space. In our Spring 2023 issue, we magnify this work, focusing attention on objects, applications, and practices that makes spaces sing. We’re also delighted to share the outcome of our own obsession with detail: our new logo and site. We hope you find beauty between the lines.

Winter 2022/23

“Underneath all design lies the solid belief that beauty is a positive force.”

– Barbara Barry


As a new year begins, we want to offer our gratitude for the camaraderie and generosity of the San Francisco design community. We’re delighted to share our first winter issue of Henry, a love letter to the creative and mindful individuals dedicated to beauty, art, comfort, and well-being. In it you’ll discover exquisite gifts, a sneak peek of 2023 collections, a preview of that bright light of the winter design season—Paris Déco Off—and a selection of the year’s most beloved stories and projects featuring San Francisco designers. Let’s take a moment to raise a glass to 2023, and to each other.

At the close of 2022, we wanted to offer our gratitude for the camaraderie and generosity of the San Francisco design community. We’re delighted to share our first winter issue of HENRY, a love letter to the creative and mindful individuals dedicated to beauty, art, comfort, and well-being. In it you’ll discover exquisite gifts, a sneak peek of 2023 collections, a preview of that bright light of the winter design season—Paris Déco Off—and a selection of the year’s most beloved stories and projects featuring San Francisco designers. Let’s take a moment to raise a glass to 2023, and to each other.

With warmth and gratitude, the HENRY team.

Fall 2022

“The eye has to travel.”

– Diana Vreeland


Now is a critical moment to value and honor our international community, and the ways we raise each other up through intentional design. The fall edition of Henry is dedicated to cross-cultural collaboration: creative partnerships formed by the sharing of vision, history, enterprise, and craft. San Francisco and the SFDC have always been fulcrums for global talent and collections; we hope this issue is an atlas for your explorations.

Now is a critical moment to value and honor our international community, and the ways we raise each other up through intentional design. The fall edition of HENRY is dedicated to cross-cultural collaboration: creative partnerships formed by the sharing of vision, history, enterprise, and craft. San Francisco and the SFDC have always been fulcrums for global talent and collections; we hope this issue is an atlas for your explorations.

Summer 2022

“If the world has absolutely no sense, who’s stopping us from inventing one?”

  -LEWIS CARROLL


In that spirit, designers are bringing a bold, expressive aesthetic to their work—drawing on the history of decorative arts, playfully layering wallpaper and fabrics, and unleashing pattern. In our summer issue, Jay Jeffers reinvents a 19th-century mansion as the Madrona hotel; rising star Noz Nozawa creates elegantly embellished interiors; and the ultimate maximalist, Gaudi, goes on exhibition in Paris.

In that spirit, designers are bringing a bold, expressive aesthetic to their work—drawing on the history of decorative arts, playfully layering wallpaper and fabrics, and unleashing pattern. In our summer issue, jay jeffers reinvents a 19th-century mansion as the madrona hotel; rising star noz nozawa creates elegantly embellished interiors; and the ultimate maximalist, gaudi, goes on exhibition in paris.

Welcome, friends, to the revival of decoration.

Spring 2022

“HERE AT BIG SUR, AT A CERTAIN TIME OF THE YEAR AND A CERTAIN TIME OF THE DAY ONLY, A PALE BLUE-GREEN HUE PERVADES THE DISTANT HILLS. . . IT IS A MYSTICAL PHENOMENON, OR SO I LIKE TO THINK, BORN OF A CERTAIN WAY OF LOOKING AT THE WORLD. ”

  -Henry Miller


As a coastal culture, our creativity and daily lives are informed by the sea, by the sense of freedom of living at the edge of the continent—at the threshold of a vastness that invites dreaming and exploration. California designers have always drawn from its depths, imbuing interiors with marine motifs and littoral hues of stone and sand. Our spring issue is a love letter to this expression of bodies of water through interior design and exhibitions, collections and jewels.

As a coastal culture, our creativity and daily lives are informed by the sea, by the sense of freedom of living at the edge of the continent—at the threshold of a vastness that invites dreaming and exploration. California designers have always drawn from its depths, imbuing interiors with marine motifs and littoral hues of stone and sand. Our spring issue is a love letter to this expression of bodies of water through interior design and exhibitions, collections and jewels.

We invite you to dive in.

Fall/Winter 2021

“THE PAST IS NOT DEAD, IT IS LIVING IN US, AND WILL BE ALIVE IN THE FUTURE WHICH WE ARE NOW HELPING TO MAKE. ”

  -William Morris


The 19th century aesthetic movement—championed by one William Morris—valued craft, nature, and art for art’s sake. Now, in this time of reflection, design is drawing on its roots in the decorative arts to gather inspiration and strength. In this issue, Henry delves into historical crafts like tapestry weaving, cabinetry, and decorative painting, and shares new collections from designers renewing those traditions with revitalized pattern and vibrant color.

The 19th century aesthetic movement—championed by one william morris—valued craft, nature, and art for art’s sake. Now, in this time of reflection, design is drawing on its roots in the decorative arts to gather inspiration and strength. In this issue, henry delves into historical crafts like tapestry weaving, cabinetry, and decorative painting, and shares new collections from designers renewing those traditions with revitalized pattern and vibrant color.

Welcome, friends, to the new aesthetic movement.

Summer 2021

“YOU CAN EAT FOOD BY YOURSELF. A MEAL, ACCORDING TO MY UNDERSTANDING ANYHOW, IS A COMMUNAL EVENT, BRINGING TOGETHER FAMILY MEMBERS, NEIGHBORS, EVEN STRANGERS. AT ITS MOST ORDINARY, IT INVOLVES HOSPITALITY, GIVING, RECEIVING, AND GRATITUDE.”

  -Wendell Berry


As summer arrives and we begin to emerge from sequester, henry celebrates food and design, those mutually-inspiring cultures that generate togetherness and spark the senses. Join us as we explore the delectable design of bay area restaurant and home spaces, beloved kitchen objects and cookbooks, and the latest in dining decoration.

As summer arrives and we begin to emerge from sequester, henry celebrates food and design, those mutually-inspiring cultures that generate togetherness and spark the senses. Join us as we explore the delectable design of bay area restaurant and home spaces, beloved kitchen objects and cookbooks, and the latest in dining decoration.

In the stories that follow, we hope you find food for the soul.

Spring 2021

“Mind. Body. Spirit.”

In Henry’s second digital issue, we embrace the promise of a new year and new beginnings. In the spirit of living fully, we explore design that encompasses intention and wellness; identity and representation; artistry and inspiration. Because home is a place not only of elevated design, but a place where we should feel whole.

Fall/Winter 2020

“Community. Environment. Craft.”

Bay Area design has always been at the forefront of community building, sustainable living, and maker culture. In this, Henry’s first digital “issue,” we focus on that ethos through the lens of the 1970s design revival: new colors of the earth, textural fabrics and wallcoverings, and artisanal collections are front and center as we look to nature and the presence of the human hand for solace and inspiration. Because now, as then, great design has the power to improve lives, and to help repair the world. That’s the spirit of California.

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