Artistic License Members

  • Arts & Crafts Period Textiles Working in techniques used at the turn-of-the-century, hand embroidery, printing and stencilling, this studio creates textiles for the home in period designs and their own Arts & Crafts inspired designs.
  • Stephen Bauer — Bradbury & Bradbury Art Wallpapers Steve Bauer’s talent for design was first recognized in 1981 by John Freeman of the American Life Foundation. Bruce Bradbury recalls: “We were in our early ‘starving artist’ days when John first introduced us. Steve was a teenage design prodigy making a living working at a bronze foundry in Orange County, California.
  • Bob Buckter Color Consultant My business is architectural color design. I have been designing paint colors for buildings since 1970, and strictly consulting since 1978, producing about 500 separate color consultations annually.
  • Adrian Card While his specialty is historically appropriate decoration of harpsichords, Adrian Card also lends his skills to historically inspired murals, painted furniture and other musical instruments.
  • Phil Diers, Sculptor Phil Diers has been sculpting, making molds and castings for over thirty-four years. Since 1985, the area of architectural ornamentation, moldmaking and sculpture has been his focus, working in plaster, concrete, resin-stone, and bronze.
  • Riley Doty — Doty Tile Doty Tile has been installing ceramic tilework in the Bay Area since 1979. For over twenty years Doty Tile operated as a small custom tile company.
  • Paul Duchscherer Paul has been a San Francisco resident for over three decades, where he graduated from the Rudolph Schaeffer School of Design in 1975. With wide professional experience in both commercial and residential
  • Robert Dufort — Magic Brush, Inc. Established in 1976, Magic Brush, Inc. offers a variety of professional painting services for the most discriminating clients. We can either work directly with private homeowners, or through their designers, architects or general contractors.
  • William Eichenberger, Cabinetmaker A maker of custom woodwork & shoji screens, Bill is comfortable working in both period and contemporary styles. He specializes in woodworking for both Arts and Crafts and Victorian style interiors. For Japanese style interiors, he is skilled at crafting shoji, fusuma, and tansu.
  • Theodore Ellison Designs Theodore Ellison Designs handcrafts leaded glass into period-inspired architectural windows and lighting, influenced by the Arts & Crafts tradition. Guided by a collaborative approach, the company works directly with homeowners, architects and designers …
  • Jerri Holan — Jerri Holan & Associates Jerri Holan is a noted architect with preservation expertise, and the principal of Jerri Holan & Associates, AIA. She is a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects who has served on the Board for the Fulbright Alumni Association and the Berkeley Architectural Heritage Association and is currently the Chair of the American Institute of ...
  • Skeeter Jones — Clearheart Fine Design and Building Skeeter Jones founded Clearheart in the early 1980’s. His work includes extensive design development, Victorian restorations, and architectural millwork. He learned to build houses with old Yankee craftsmen masters of New England. He has since enhanced the beauty of San Francisco by creating over 70 new Victorian facades …
  • Shawn Kammerer — Craftsman Door Company Shawn Kammerer, owner of Craftsman Door Company in Martinez, has been building custom doors and windows since 2003, following in the footsteps of his grandfather.
  • Lorna Kollmeyer Ornamental Plaster Lorna Kollmeyer is a designer, sculptor, and moldmaker specializing in cast architectural ornament of all periods, both interior and exterior. Established in San Francisco for twenty years LKOP’s services include restoration of existing ornamental patterns, as well as custom design and fabrication of site-specific architectural detail.
  • Erik Kramvik Design Erik Kramvik provides design services for the restoration or rehabilitation of historic buildings. His design experience includes both residential and commercial projects in a wide range of period architectural styles.
  • John Lenox — Lenox Stained Glass John Lenox has been working with Art Glass since the early 1980’s. Originally from Minneapolis, John established his studio in San Francisco in 1991, and produces custom stained, etched, beveled, leaded, and painted glass, as well as restoring period art glass, for restaurants, churches, and homes.
  • Oleg Lobykin — Stonesculpt Oleg Lobykin is a sculptor, specializing in the Old World craft of stone carving, working in limestone, marble, granite and other natural stone varieties, he creates contemporary designs that can be either representational or abstract.
  • Peter Morenstein — Cirecast, Inc. Peter Morenstein is the founder and principal of Cirecast, Inc., his San Francisco-based company specializes in the restoration and reproduction of hardware for historic buildings, and custom architectural metal and lighting fashioned from brass, bronze, or other metal alloys.
  • Bruce Nelson — SF Local Color Painting, Inc. Established in 1975, San Francisco Local Color Painting and Restoration, Inc is an industry leader in the restoration, care, and follow up maintenance of the Bay Area’s Victorians, Edwardians and other fine buildings.
  • Michelle Nelson Design Beginning with a career in the garment industry with a focus on textiles, Michelle followed up with an apprenticeship with leading arts and crafts dealer Isak Lindenauer. Her work has evolved into full time design consultation, ranging from furniture placement to full interiors.
  • Jana Olson — Panache Lighting Panache Lighting specializes in the repair and restoration of older lights. We can rewire either in antique style or to latest codes; we can repair most types of damage; we can refinish in patina, plating, or painting.
  • Pete’s Floors Pete Anderson, owner of “Pete’s Floors” has been refinishing and installing wood floors since 1977. Pete first apprenticed with a long time bay area hardwood floor company before starting his own business.
  • Lynne Rutter Studio With over 25 years of experience as a professional decorative painter, Lynne Rutter is widely recognized as a fine art muralist and expert decorative artist with an excellent eye for color.
  • Rynerson OBrien Architecture ROBA is a California-based architectural partnership. Formed in 1989 by architect Patrick O’Brien and designer Stephen Rynerson, the firm specializes in high-end residential and retail architecture.
  • George & Elise Shadow — Classic Art and Design, Inc Accomplished trompe l’oeil muralist George Shadow successfully merges classical figurative art with traditional and period techniques in fine decorative painting and faux finishing.
  • Janet Starr — Craftsman Tiles by Feature Tile Janet Starr began hand-crafting ceramic tile in 1987, and since 1996, her focus has been on handmade tiles inspired by the Arts & Crafts period. She studied painting at California College of Arts and Crafts …
  • Steven Vigeant — Berkeley Signs Berkeley Signs designs and manufactures a wide range of period-sensitive sign art for commercial and private use. Our specialties include hand-lettering, wall-painting, carving, specialty glass work, gilding …
  • Heidi Wright Mead Heidi Wright Mead, C.P. is a wallpaper hanger, certified by the National Guild of Professional Paperhangers, and has won national awards for her work. The most recent for re-purposing an antique DeGournay Mural.
  • Scott Wynn, Architect Scott Wynn, Architect is a small service-oriented architectural practice focused on the custom design of residential and commercial projects. The firm has a long history of involvement …
  • Christopher L. Yerke — Restoration Workshop Restoration Workshop is the creation of Christopher Yerke, a San Francisco based general contractor and woodworker with 20 years of trade and craft experience.
  • George Zaffle — Zaffle Painting Studios Before finding his true calling as a decorative painter, George Zaffle earned degrees in both journalism and foreign language at Ohio University. After his 1981 graduation, he headed for California on his bicycle.
  • Debey Zito Fine Furniture and Design Debey Zito Fine Furniture and Design has been creating original museum-quality furniture in the Asian, American and European Arts and Crafts traditions for over 35 years. The furniture is infused with historical awareness…