The Future Perfect

There is a natural and relaxed simpatico between RavenThorn and The Future Perfect. Always in search of the provocative to enrich his design passions, the eye of our chief designer, Malahki Thorn, has been trained on the eclectic and avant-garde collection that is, The Future Perfect. We were honored to Read more…

The Academy

Malahki Thorn was welcomed as a new member at The Academy, San Francisco. With the traditional ringing of the club bell, Mr. Thorn was greeted by a round of applause from fellow members and friends to honor and celebrate new membership.

C. Mariani Tour

Some experiences are worth savoring and committing to memory. We are forever fortunate to have one of the legacy premier period antique dealers in the world in Claudio Mariani in San Francisco. Claudio’s extraordinary collection of museum-quality furnishings and antiquities set the standard on the West Coast. He also maintains Read more…

Refined Furnishings

RavenThorn embarked on a jam-packed two-day canvas of the San Francisco Design Center. Malahki Thorn’s trained eye was laser-focused on identifying unique and intriguing furnishings, fabrics and objet d’art suitable for clients in California and Mexico. We personally invite you to share our experience by perusing and savoring the following Read more…

Magic Carpets

Our Designer Emeritus, Jon Block, first met antique carpet expert Tony Kitz at his inaugural eponymous atelier on Clay Street in Pacific Heights in San Francisco. Hence, the appreciation of Tony’s expertise is deep at RavenThorn. Melding antique carpets with “today’s” aesthetic would be a formidable challenge for most designers. Read more…

Illumination

RavenThorn is a strong and serious devotee of the use of statement chandeliers and sconces. We love their look. We love their light. These images provide a snapshot of some of our favorites at the San Francisco Design Center.

Envelopment

RavenThorn’s foray through the San Francisco Design Center included brief, but inspiring, perusals through the vast textile repository, where fabrics, trims, and hardware abound. We only scratched the surface. This selection of images not only illustrates the immensity of the offerings but their depth and breadth.

Diamonds Are Forever

Two decades ago, RavenThorn founders Malahki Thorn and Jon Block, attended a once-in-a-lifetime concert at the San Francisco symphony hall featuring the legendary Dame Shirley Bassey. As has been customary throughout her amazing career, she launches every show with her signature renditions of Goldfinger and Diamonds Are Forever. With this Read more…