At Jute, we create warm, welcoming, unique spaces.

With an emphasis on wellness, we utilize natural materials, nontoxic building, and artisanal techniques to craft custom homes with clean air quality and lower environmental impact. Always mindful of limiting waste, we believe in constructing purposeful spaces made to last a lifetime. Our design methods involve minimizing the use of chemicals, maximizing natural light, and layering one-of-a-kind pieces to create environments that are as charming as they are healthy.

Led by Alison Davin, known for handcrafted details and an eco-conscious approach, our San Francisco– and Santa Monica–based team shares a love for design-build projects that allow light, space, and natural elements to flow with your home’s daily life. With backgrounds in art, antiques, and architecture, our visionary yet pragmatic designers lend a personal touch to every project, with expertise in safe materials and healthy building practices.

In projects ranging from Los Angeles city family homes to Sonoma County rural escapes and Santa Barbara seaside villas, we aim for an approachable feel, fusing the character and sustainability of antique furnishings with the understanding of how people inhabit a space. With a holistic design process for both new construction and renovation, our services include all phases of execution from drafting to installation. Every aspect is carefully considered to create a healthy atmosphere that’s breathable, comfortable, and functional. The result: customized, harmonious spaces tailored to fit your lifestyle and optimized for your well-being.

Jute has been featured in national and international publications including Elle Decoration, Architectural Digest, and Luxe. A bespoke product line was launched in 2020 and a book on how to create healthy homes is in the works.

Based in San Francisco, CA, Ali Davin’s firm, Jute, designs interiors flooded by light, warmed by natural elements, and brimming with one-of-a-kind pieces.

— One King's Lane


From our design studios in San Francisco and Santa Monica, we specialize in crafting custom spaces, assisting with both new construction projects and complete renovations. With your health and unique needs in mind, we design each project from scratch to create the most cultivated, cohesive, and clean space for you.

What we offer:

Residential and commercial design

Drafting, custom millwork, and space planning for new construction

Plan preparation and finish specifications for renovations

Whole home interior design, including custom furniture, cabinetry, and lighting design

Sourcing of art, antiques, and one-of-a-kind objects