Victoria Smith is a San Francisco-based blogger, photographer, photo stylist, and design junkie. Editor of one of the west coast's most popular design and lifestyle blogs, (website hidden), Victoria has a unique and varied background in the design industry. A journalism major with an Advanced Arts degree in Interior Design, she has also worked as a freelance art buyer and stylist producing photo shoots for advertising agencies and designers on accounts such as Condé Nast Publications, including high-profile home and shelter magazines Domino, Architectural Digest, House & Garden, Gourmet, and Bon Appetít. She is a contributing writer to Better Homes & Gardens, UPPERCASE, Anthology, and 7×7 Magazines.
With a loyal readership that includes social media butterflies, top magazine editors, shoppers, and industry professionals, Victoria is known for representing “Bohemian Modern Style” and for showcasing the newest designers, artists, crafters, products, and trends. A fixture in the design blog community, (website hidden) has been the online home of independent design since June 2006.
In addition, Victoria was recently credited in Forbes’ article “New Web 2.0 Phenomenon Pinterest Saw Its Success Finally Take off After Partnering with Influential Blogger sfgirlbybay.” She has just appeared in a photo feature in West Elm’s catalog. And she was honored to have been recently named one of the Top 20 Interiors Blogs by the Telegraph (UK), voted #10 of the London Times’ Top 50 Design Blogs, and named as a member of Lucky Magazine’s Style Collective, MSN/Glo’s 10 Décor Experts To Watch, as well as Refinery29′s Most Inspiring Home Blogs. When she’s not blogging, Victoria is incessantly tweeting, or running around San Francisco scouting the latest finds with her camera and trusty dog, Lucy.