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Surf 'N Turf: S.F.'s Coolest Artist Couple Shows Off Their Beachside Crib

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    Think waking up and hitting the Ocean Beach waves, drinking java at Trouble Coffee, grubbing at epically tasty Outerlands, and then making some utterly rad art in an equally awesome setting is the stuff of dreams? Us, too. But for one of S.F.'s coolest artist couples, architect Jay Nelson and fine artist and stylist Rachel Kaye, it's actually the stuff of pure reality. The two Outer Sunset dwellers and CCA grads invited us into their extra-upgraded beach shack a few blocks from the ocean (they share the property with Outerlands' owners), as well as their studio space, housed in a revamped barn, to give us a glimpse into their work-home lives. Both spaces are anchored by a common aesthetic that is totally original and goes hand-in-hand with the feel of their beachside 'hood. Want to see what effortless cool is all about? Click through for a serious dose of inspiration.

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