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Owner of beloved 19-year-old store searching for buyer, SF Gate, April 2024

9 Tips to Build the Perfect Home Office, ApartmentGuide, April 2024

6 Walkable Streets In SF That Are Ideal For Holiday Shopping, Secret San Francisco, December 2022

This Week's Tablehopper: Hella Festive, Tablehopper, December 2022

The Best Places to Shop Small for Holiday Gifts in the Bay Area, Dwell Magazine, December 2022

SF Gift Guide, San Francisco Magazine, December 2022

Locals Only: The Bay Area Gift Guide, Do The Bay, November 2022

Where to Shop Small in San Francisco, Thrillist, November 2022

73 Great Holiday Gifts, 7x7 Bay Area, November 2022

Holiday Gift Guide, The LA Times, November 2022

Locals Only: Gift Ideas That Support Bay Area Businesses, The San Francisco Standard, November 2022

10 Best Holiday Gifts for New Moms 2022, New York Family, November 2022

33 Coolest Streets in the World, Time Out, August 2022

Honoring independent retailer month with the Faire community, Faire, August 2022

13 Places to Shop, Dwell Magazine, December 2021

Retail Tenants Working with their Landlords, SF Gate, October 2020

Curbside Pickup for Local Stores, SF Gate, May 2020

Retail Curbside Reopening, NBC Bay Area News, May 2020

Best Places to Shop for Gifts, Goodhouse Keeping Magazine, November 2019

Datebook with Andrew Mann, Luxe Magazine, November 2019

Opening Up Shop, Making Ways Podcast, December 2018

Eat, Shop, and Dance on Divisadero Street, Vogue, June 2018

The San Francisco Kids Guide, Goop, June 2018

A Day Out in Divisadero, New York Magazine, April 2018

7+ of the Best Creative Products, Brown Paper Bag, February 2017

Treat Yo Self Gift Guide, Miss Moss, December 2017

Made By Women Gift Guide, Lifetime TV Network, December 2017

5 Great One-stop Independent Shops, San Francisco Chronicle, November 2017

Rare Device Dreamscape, Rockyt, November 2017

Wooden Knots by Katie Gong, Design*Sponge, October 2017

If You Really Love Salt, You Need This Salt Box, Bon Appetit, June 2017

Mayor Awards Prizes for Shopping Local, 7x7, February 2017

The Best Places To Shop Local For The Holidays, Hoodline, December 2016

Seasonal Hiring, Xero Blog, November 2016

2016 The Cook Gift Guide, Goop, November 2016

NOPA Where to Eat and Shop, 7x7, November 2016

Shop Talk, 7x7, October 2016

Neighborhood Guide to Nopa,, September 2016

Chroma, SF Gate, September 2016

Chroma, The Studio Work, September 2016

Chroma, Hoodline, August 2016

Chicest Gifts in San Francisco, InStyle, June 2016

The Best Lipstick For Summer 2016, Stylight, June 2016

Food Faces, SF Gate, June 2016

Food Faces, KQED, June 2016

Shop Local San Francisco, InStyle Magazine, June 2016

Spotting Hidden Talent, Skue and Renegade Craft Fair, May 2016

Featured Events, 7x7, April 2016

The Best Makeup, Cosmetics, Fragrances + More, 7x7, March 2016

6 Art Gallery Exhibits to See in April, Time Out SF, March 2016

Tegu: Child’s Play, Reinvented, San Francisco Chronicle, March 2016

A Boom Year for Bay Area Visual Arts, Forum on KQED, March 2016

6 Art Gallery Exhibits to See in February, Time Out SF, February 2016

Top 4 Street Art Sites in the Bay Area, Culture Trip, January 2016

Holiday Gift Guide 2015, Chowhound, December 2015

Great Gifts for Little Girls, Maker Mentors, December 2015

Small Businesses With Big Gift Ideas, San Francisco Chronicle, November 2015

Design Life Gift Issue, Wired Magazine, November 2015

Pitching to Retailers, Aeolidia, October 2015

Shopkeeper's Home, A book published by Jacqui Small, October 2015

Fall's Most Wanted, San Francisco Magazine, September 2015

Minimalist Wedding Registry, Apartment Therapy, July 2015

5 Clever Decorating Ideas for Small Apartments, Martha Stewart, July 2015

San Francisco Products, Conde Nast Traveler, June 2015

Daily Secret, April 2015

16 Sensational Clocks, Apartment Therapy, March 2015

How To Sell More, Shopify Blog, February 2015

10 Home Boutiques Killing it on Instagram, Brit + Co, February 2015

San Francisco City Guide, Suitcase Magazine, January 2015

San Francisco Happenings, 7x7, January 2015

30 Amazing Things to do in SF This Month, Refinery 29, January 2015

15 Food-Filled Calendars for 2015, The Kitchn, December 2014

6 Places to Visit on 24th Street, SF, San Francisco Chronicle, December 2014

Sprinkles on Your Pinup? Calendar Celebrates Bay Area Doughnuts, San Francisco Chronicle, December 2014

The Style 2014 Gift Guide, SF Chronicle, December 2014

The Bold Italic Gift Guide 2014, The Bold Italic, December 2014

Ten Chic and Festive Ways to Decorate Your Home for the Holidays, Forbes, November 2014

Tiffanie Turner's 'One For You, One For Me' in Full Bloom, San Francisco Chronicle, October 2014

Noe Valley Welcomes Rare Device, SF Girl By Bay, October 2014

Square featured Merchant, Square, October 2014

18 Maker Spots to Visit in San Francisco, Brit + Co, September 2014

Best Design and Gift Shops, TimeOut San Francisco, September 2014

Store Trek, The Noe Valley Voice, September 2014

Best Boutiques in SF, AFAR Magazine, August 2014

#Summer, Hoodline, August 2014

Shop Talk, San Francisco Chronicle, August 2014

Heads, San Francisco Chronicle, May 2014

Tiffanie Turner, The Jealous Curator, May 2014

Dispatch From San Francisco, Poppytalk, April 2014

San Francisco Flower Power, SF Girl By Bay, April 2014

24 Hours in San Francisco by Victoria Smith, Design*Sponge, April 2014

38 Best Home Goods Shop, Racked SF, March 2014

Clothespin Light, Better Living Through Design, March 2014

Maria Schoettler's Botanical Prints, Daily Candy, January 2014

Favorite Boutique Owner's Holiday Picks, Daily Candy, December 2013

Bedside Astrologer, Cosmopolitan Magazine, January 2013

Holiday Gift Guide, Shopikon, December 2013

Best Stocking Stuffers, Daily Candy Everywhere, December 2013

Holiday 2013 Gift Guide, Lonny Magazine, December 2013

Secret Resources: Rena Tom, CA Home + Design, November 2013

Why You'll Love Divisadero Street, Sunset Magazine, December 2013

Holiday Gift Guide, San Franciso Bay Guardian, November 2013

5 Must Haves for Ecommerce Blogs, Shopify, November 2013

Seven Favorite Things, 7x7 Blog, November 2013

Outblush, October 2013

Bike Love, 7x7, October 2013

Modern Ecommerce Websites, designmodo, October 2013

13 Award Winning Ecommerce Websites, Creative Bloq, September 2013

Weekend Guide, Daily Candy SF, September 2013

Runner-up, Shopify Ecommerce Design Awards, September 2013

I am Rare Device, Diiver, September 2013

5 Hot Bay Area Events, Refinery29, August 2013

Top 5 Things in SF, The Stanford Daily, July 2013

Weekend Style, Sunset Magazine, June 2013

Fresh & Local: Rare Device, Golden State Girl, June 2013

Shopping Section, Refinery29, May 2013

Local Living With Remarkable Moms: Cat Seto, 7 A.M. Enfant, May 2013

Get The Look: Color Me Kelly, Home and Stone, May 2013

Cross-Pollinating Members of San Francisco's Creative Class, San Francisco Magazine, April 2013

San Francisco City Guide, Lucky Magazine, March 2013

Rare Device, Spotted San Francisco, March 2013

Shop Stop: Rare Device, Fluxi On Tour, February 2013

10 Salt Containers Worth Your Salt, The Kitchn, January 2013

Holiday Gift Guide, Sunset Magazine, December 2012

The Craft of Curation: Giselle Gyalzen, Handful of Salt, November 2012

Holiday Gift Guide, Shop Smart Magazine, November 2012

San Francisco Magazine, November 2012

Style Section, Top 100 Stores in San Francisco, San Francisco Chronicle, July 2012

Mati Rose McDonough Style Maker Spotlight, San Francisco Chronicle, July 2012

Better Homes and Gardens, July 2012

Dwell Magazine, July 2012

7x7 Magazine, July 2012

Travel Section, New York Times, May 2012

Style Section, San Francisco Chronicle, April 2012

Redbook Magazine, March 2012

Anthology Magazine, Issue 6, January 2012

Holiday Gift Guide, Sunset Magazine, November 2011

Anthology Magazine, Issue 4, August 2011

Cottages and Bungalows Magazine, October 2011

Makeover Issue, Country Living Magazine, September 2011

Stylemaker Spotlight, San Francisco Chronicle, July 2011

Best of Home + Design 2011, 7x7 Magazine, June 2011

Kitchen Wares in San Francisco, Tabi Japan, March 2011

Everyday Faves, Everyday with Rachael Ray, February 2011

Holiday Gift Guide, Sunset Magazine, December 2010

Anthology Magazine, Issue 1, October 2010

Time Out Chicago Earth Day Gift Guide, April 2010

Gift Guide, Sunset Magazine, December 2009

Living room decor, Time Out NY, October 2009

BoligLiv, August 2009

Lucky Breaks, Lucky Magazine, June 2009

Sunset Magazine, May 2009

Holiday Gift Guide, House Beautiful Magazine, December 2008

Country Living Magazine, October 2008

10 Things That Make Me Happy, Domino Magazine, October 2008

InStyle Magazine, September 2008

Best of the Bay, SF Bay Guardian, August 2008

At Home column, Chicago Sun-Times, July 2008

Amy Ross review, KQED Arts & Culture, June 2008

Best of Home + Design 2008, 7x7 Magazine, June 2008

Summer Gift Guide, Real Simple, June 2008

House Beautiful, May 2008

Home Concepts Magazine (Singapore), May 2008

Off the Beaten Track, Wall Street Journal, April 2008

Sisters in Idiosyncracy, New York Times, March 2008

City Living: South Slope, amNY, March 2008

Home Decor, 7x7 Magazine, February 2008

7x7 Guide, January 2008

Best Bets, New York Magazine, December 2007

New stores and boutiques in San Francisco in 2007, San Francisco Chronicle, December 2007

Kate Bingaman-Burt show, SF Weekly, December 2007

Window Shopping, SFiS, December 2007

Holiday Gift Guide, Time Out NY, November 2007

Gift Guide, 7x7 Magazine, November 2007

The decor store as gallery, San Francisco Chronicle, November 2007

California Home + Design, November 2007

Cottage Living, October 2007

Audrey Magazine, September 2007

Washington Post Express, May 2007

Express Lane, Time Out New York, April 2007

LifeStyle, Philadelphia Inquirer, March 2007

My Brooklyn is Better Than Yours, Budget Travel, April 2007

Log Cabin Design, April 2007

Impulse Buys, Jane Magazine, March 2007

Go Brooklyn, The Brooklyn Paper, February 2007

Quick & Simple, February 2007

LifeStyle, Philadelphia Inquirer, January 2007

Martha Stewart Weddings, Winter 2007

Shopping Report, Lucky Magazine, January 2007

Check Out, Time Out Chicago, November 2006

Holiday Gift Guide, Real Simple Magazine, December 2006

Holiday Gift Guide, Imbibe Magazine, November 2006

Shopping Report, Lucky Magazine, July 2006

Pop Life Magazine, June 2006

Audrey Magazine, June 2006

Decor Galore, New York Post, May 2006

Where to Find Brooklyn's Finest, New York Magazine, May 2006

April Showers, Shop Etc., April 2006

Rice Wine is Fine, Variety Weekend, March 2006

Park Slope Chic, New York Home, March 2006

Lucky Breaks New York, Lucky Magazine, March 2006

Counter Intelligence, Time Out London, February 2006

The Girlfriends' Last-Minute Gift Guide, New York Daily News, December 2005

Holiday Gift Guide, Time Out NY, November 2005

Check Out / Just Opened, Time Out NY, November 2005

Open For Business, The New York Times, October 200