After my shoots in Vancouver last month I flew down to San Francisco for the next two I had scheduled. Luckily they were located within half a block from each other so I didn't have to spend too much time in traffic. Situated in the cute Hayes Valley neighbourhood is Mejuri's new location. The Canadian based company has headquarters in Toronto and stores in LA, NYC, Boston and coming soon to Austin. I worked with DS Studio to photograph the interior space and capture the details of the modern bohemian aesthetic.
I had a couple extra days while I was in San Francisco so I drove up the coast to Sea Ranch. I've wanted to check it out for awhile but timing never seemed to work out. I arrived to a misty humid morning and thought the fog added a beautiful mystical quality to the waterfront site. The sea-weathered modern architecture took on the appearance of a herd of elephants looking over the ocean. As the sun slowly came out I made my way around the infamous grounds designed by architects Al Boeke, Joseph Esherick, Donlyn Lyndon, Charles Moore, Richard Whitaker, landscape architect Lawrence Halprin and graphic designer Barbara Stauffacher Solomon.
I had the chance to photograph men's clothing store Isaia's San Francisco location. It's in Frank Lloyd Wright's only project in the city, the V. C. Morris Gift Shop on Maiden Lane built in 1948.
I had the opportunity to photograph the new Apple Visitor Center at Apple Park in Cupertino, designed by Foster + Partners. I spent the day shooting and experiencing the space as the light moved through the building. The feeling of being on the edge of technological advancement is palpable. This was my second time staying in San Fransisco in the past few years and it felt like there was an electricity that I hadn't experienced the first time I visited.