The Design Loop offers everything you need for your design and building project:
unique products and services, expert advice, and a convenient location.
Covid-19 Update: Due to shelter-in-place orders, most of our merchants’ brick-and-mortar locations are closed temporarily. Some with essential services are open with social distancing. Some are open by appointment. Most are available to serve customers virtually. We are working to provide up to date information and will post that here soon.
Most of our design businesses are working full-time remotely, and are serving clients virtually. We are a creative community. We are doing all we can to serve our clientele and to keep our workforce employed. If you have a project in the works, don’t hesitate to reach out. We are here and happy to serve you.
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The Design Loop in the Daily Californian Travel Blog MARCH 19, 2018
West Berkeley is home to a rich diversity of people, activities and food options, making it a personal favorite. Berkeley is home to a number of stellar thrift stores, none have the same commitment to environmental justice or as vast a variety of goods as Urban Ore. See the rest of the article here.
The Design Loop in the American Independent Business Alliance MAY 23, 2018
West Berkeley, has a distinct flavor all its own. This reclaimed industrial district is home to West Berkeley Design Loop, an advocate for the independent home improvers, architects, and designers who live and work to keep Berkeley utterly unique. See the rest of the article here.
The Design Loop in the New York Times, MARCH 19, 2015
West Berkeley's warehouse district has long been known for high-end lumberyards, tile shops and other stores serving creative homeowners, a kind of D.I.Y. answer to the upscale showrooms of San Francisco's Design District.
The Design Loop in the San Francisco Chronicle, FEBRUARY 13, 2014
While San Francisco's exclusive Design District is home to some of the nation's premier decor showrooms catering to the interior design trade, West Berkeley has become a shopping corridor for homeowners seeking a more do-it-yourself approach to renovations and decorating.