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Arresting Décor at the Latest Port Workspace

Design firm Because We Can designs the latest space for The Port Workspaces with eye-popping color, clever construction, and funky functionality.

Introducing an Oakland Power Suit

Skylier Blanchard-Crowder brings fashion design and manufacturing to Oakland’s 12th Street as the classic power suit.

Couples Say I Will With Crown Nine Diamonds

Jewelry designer Kate Ellen creates custom jewelry designs so that couples can declare their marriage intentions with signature style.

A Treat for Your Feet

Ronn Simpson’s footwear really can brighten your day.

What’s New in Northwest Berkeley

The long-dowdy San Pablo-Gilman corridor has got it going on these days.

Sara Strong Has Woodworking In Her Blood

A Berkeley artisan returns to her family’s carpentry roots to make her livelihood at building furniture and home accents full time

Sandra Michaan’s Tips for Shopping the Alameda Point Antiques Faire

The organizer of Northern California’s largest outdoor antique extravaganza has bargain advice for shoppers and the fashion-focused.

Our holiday gift guide scours East Bay stores for fabulous finds.

Our don't-miss list of what's hot and exciting this season in the East Bay.

East Bay online shopping guide

Not interested in braving the shopping crowds? Visit online stores of notable East Bay artisans to check out goods sold exclusively on the web, or that are hard to find in stores.