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Ken Fulk's portfolio represents what's hot in San Francisco. It includes The Battery, The Cavalier, and an upcoming summer compound in Inverness for philanthropists Alexis and Trevor Traina. But as much as the places and the clients are well known, the man himself—with many hats like decorator, event planner, and fashion dandy—is more difficult to grasp. Sure, snippets from articles here and there can piece together an image, but it's this profile from SFGate that paints a more complete picture.
For starters, it reveals that Ken has no formal training in interior design. But after stints in textile design, he fell into decorating when his SF friends asked him to do their homes. The business grew from there to include event planning and personal shopping services. It provides for a good life given that Ken now "owns a house on Twin Peaks, a ranch in St. Helena and a home in Provincetown, Mass." and "drives a Maserati," according to the article. To read more about this unusual character and mainstay on the SF social and fashion scenes, click here.
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