Modern Guide to Dogpatch: Low-key eats and drinks meet a vibrant maker scene

By Ana Kamin and Lola Desmole


Posted Sep 8, 2019

Furniture, lighting, textiles, ceramics and jewelry are among the handmade and vintage items to be found at Industrious Life (1095 Tennessee St.)

The 50 coolest neighbourhoods in the world

By James Manning, Time Out editors and Time Out contributors


Posted: Tuesday September 17, 2019


What to do in Dogpatch, San Francisco’s coolest neighborhood

By Anna Volpicelli

TimeOut San Francisco

Posted: Monday September 9 2019

Head to Industrious Life, a boutique store specializing in new and vintage furniture, to buy a famous Bucket Stool by Yvonne Mouser, a local artist and designer. The portable chairs can serve as a seat or a side table, and their signature handles make them easy to transport to the park, the beach or wherever you might need a quick sit. 


Curbed SF pocket guide: 26 things to do in San Francisco this winter

By Brock Keeling

Curbed SF

January 3, 2019

The places you must visit in the city right now—new classics, old favorites, and other essential sites


SF’s best furniture and home design shops

By Brock Keeling and Mary Jo Bowling  

Curbed SF

Updated Aug 7, 2018

Reignite your apartment or home with a small refresh or total makeover at these shops specializing in furniture and home decor.


The 500 Hidden Secrets of San Francisco

By Leslie Santarina

Luster Publishing

March 2018

If you are seeking small furnishings, lighting, textiles, ceramics, jewelry and objects created by the city’s talented designers and makers, you’ll find a good collection here at this shop in the Dogpatch. There are also some vintage design pieces thrown into the mix, as we all tend to live with a bit of old and new.


The MONOCLE Travel Guide Series - San Francisco

October 25, 2017

…Industrious Life, which stocks contemporary US-made homeware and a few vintage finds.


Guide to Dogpatch's flourishing design shops

By Jordan Kushins

San Francisco Chronicle

February 28, 2017 a go-to for just-right vintage pieces and housewares made by locals.


Shaped by the Bay: The Style Gift Guide - 2016 Style Section Gift Guide

By Allison McCarthy

San Francisco Chronicle

December 12, 2016


The 32 Best Design and Furniture Stores in SF  

By Lauren Conklin and Mary Jo Bowling

Curbed SF

November 28, 2016


The 32 Best Design and Furniture Stores in SF

By Lauren Conklin and Mary Jo Bowling

Curbed SF

July 6, 2016

The handmade, minimalist aesthetic of Industrious Life earned it a place on our list


Pim Techamuanvivit's Guide to   San Francisco's Dogpatch Neighborhood

By Kate Krader

Food & Wine

February 2016

A great mix of new and vintage housewares and ceramics, and jewelry by local artists.


A Map of the 31 Best Design Shops in SF

by Mary Jo Bowling

Curbed SF

Monday, November 23, 2015

We love this Dogpatch boutique that's filled with industrial and agrarian artifacts (old tools and implements), cool vintage pieces, and beautiful handmade items.


Dogpatch's New Design Destination

by Kelly Niland

San Francisco Chronicle

Shop Talk: Art and Industry Intersect

Sunday, September 6, 2015


To link to a pdf of the article, click here


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