We're starting to see a pattern. Folklore and folk art seems to be the hot new thing in the Bay Area, with three different shows currently following some variation of this theme.
Perennial favorite of bloggers and design conscious shoppers alike, San Francisco flower shop/design store Rose and Radish's current store theme is (modern) Folk.
So, is it something in the water? The collective unconscious at work? Whatever the reason, you won't see us complaining about an influx of such great work around such a good theme.