LA Times, August 2015
Bay Area designer Ken Fulk on the personal, Paul Newman and fear

Like a 21st century Tony Duquette, San Francisco’s dapper design dean Ken Fulk has a hand in everything from home interiors (Zynga billionaire Mark Pincus’ Bay Area loft and Aspen ranch) to hotel revamps (Nob Hill’s landmark Mark Hopkins Hotel), to event planning (Napster founder Sean Parker’s famously over-the-top “Lord of the Rings”–influenced nuptials in Big Sur). Known for fearlessly mingling the classical with the unpredictable, he’s the first designer tapped by Pottery Barn for a comprehensive collaboration. The result, the Ken Fulk Collection, includes furniture such as cognac-colored tufted leather sofas, handsome brass lighting fixtures and accent pieces like a cast-iron elephant bust and a tramp art mirror. And don’t forget the dog-shaped items, including an ice bucket and andirons, inspired by Fulk’s three beloved golden retrievers, Delilah, Duncan and Hubbell.

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