Conversations with an Artist: Ineke Ruhland

Conversations with an Artist: Ineke Ruhland

Ineke is a classically trained perfumer, crafting scents that are complex, sophisticated and nuanced. Come check out Ineke's scents in the shop...they're layered with amazing top, middle and base notes of 30-60+ ingredients each. 
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Poet and the Bench Dreammaker Candle

Introducing Stargazer and Dreammaker, our Poet and/the Bench Candles

We created our own line of candles! Stargazer and Dreammaker are sophisticated, compelling scents made of soy wax, with a wood wick and reusable porcelain bowl.
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I AM A WOMAN WHO. A different kind of self portrait.

I AM A WOMAN WHO. A different kind of self portrait.

We are excited to present a project for women-only on Dec 10 and 11 by artist and educator Jill Valle called I AM A WOMAN WHO. A different kind of self portrait.
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Block Party!

Block Party!

Join Poet and/the Bench, 7 on Locust, Elena Calabrese, Kress Jack at Home and Salvage as we welcome Freda Salvador shoes and Ineke Parfum.
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Conversations with an Artist: Melissa Holden

Conversations with an Artist: Melissa Holden

We love the graphic prints that Melissa creates. Each collection offers something different. Shape, texture and form. A little bit of whimsy. Easily sophisticated or brighten up a kid's room. Her technique is special and these limited edition block prints are sure to find a happy place in your home.
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First Tuesday Art Walk Oct 4 5-8pm

First Tuesday Art Walk Oct 4 5-8pm

First Tuesday Art Walk with Whitney Sharpe in person with her stunning mid-century inspired wall hangings that we think are beautiful jewels for your walls.
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Conversations with an Artist: Whitney Sharpe of The Latch Key

Conversations with an Artist: Whitney Sharpe of The Latch Key

Whitney's wall hangings are like jewels for your home. The metallics, forms, and mid century modern inspired one-of-a-kind ceramic gems are just stunning!
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Conversations with an Artist: Adele Crawford

Conversations with an Artist: Adele Crawford

We met Adele at the de Young Museum when she was an artist in residence in 2014. We were captivated by her thoughtful, reflective process and her use of old materials — photographs, books, postcards — which she alters to reconfigure them and activate a new story.
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First Tuesday Art Walk Sept 6 5-8pm

First Tuesday Art Walk Sept 6 5-8pm

First Tuesday Art Walk in Mill Valley with artists Melissa Holden and Adele Crawford and of course bubbles and tasty treats.
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Mill Valley Design District Logo!

Mill Valley Design District Logo!

Excited that Poet and the Bench is part of the Mill Valley Design District.

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Marin Magazine Honors Poet and the Bench "Best of Marin County"

Marin Magazine Honors Poet and the Bench "Best of Marin County"

We are incredibly humbled and so proud that Poet and the Bench received special recognition from Marin Magazine for New Design Destination. We were also chosen, with other Mill valley Design District and Locust Ave stores, for best in Creative Curation!
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Travelogue: Oregon

Travelogue: Oregon

We’ve been so inspired by the Sonoma Coast we were curious what we’d find if we kept driving north. We closed shop and ventured to Oregon.
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