A vignette in the family room provides a great conversation space for the homeowners and their guests. A wood burning fireplace keeps the space warm, while comfortable chairs and a cozy ottoman provide soft seating to the space.
In addition to the pool house and bar, an intimate conversation area underneath a wood-paneled vaulted ceiling is illuminated by the soft glow of lighting. The space is filled by the warmth of the double-sided fireplace.
For smaller, more intimate gatherings, designers set up a sitting room to create a stylish conversation space. Light blues and neutral tones create a soothing feeling in the space, while a window allows in natural light, which reflects off the mirror wall and the other three white walls, making the space feel brighter and more inviting. A fireplace provides warmth to the space, highlighting the vignette designers created in the room with four, plush armchairs and a tufted ottoman to keep the homeowners and their guests comfortable in this space.
Breaking the ice is the key to a successful dinner gathering, and it's easy to do with clever objects certain to spark conversation. To play off of the modern cone-shaped tree structures, these matte black woodland creatures were introduced. Futhermore, these small objects also make for great party favors for guests.
Accessories of varying heights on a round table balance the large painting that hangs in this transitional living room, bringing proportion to the space. The modern, graphic fabric on a pair of wicker chairs echoes the lines of the leaded glass windows. A soft throw and a small hexagonal table create a functional, pretty spot for reading.
A pergola shades this poolside seating area, while an outdoor fireplace warms up the space both literally and figuratively. Weathered stone pavers, lush greenery and relaxed seating give the patio a rustic, timeless feel.
In the entrance to the couple's master suite, designers created a conversation corner for the homeowners. This space boasts two comfortable chairs and a small table and is surrounded by pieces from the couple's art collection. This vignette gives the homeowners a great place to enjoy a cup of coffee and discuss their art.
A tranquil landscape looms so large in this sunny corner it feels as if one could step into it. The modern, graphic fabric on a pair of wicker chairs echoes the intricate lines of the leaded glass windows. Weighty accessories of varying heights on the round table balance the artwork and bring proportion to the space.
The family wanted to showcase their personal style and spunk, so designers added statement pieces to the entryway of this home. Unique artwork hangs on the walls of the space, while the floor is adorned with a large, butterfly rug. The dresser in the foyer is an antique English dresser that has been upcycled to include the lyrics of the song, "Imagine," to showcase the family's unique values.
A striped banquette provides seating around a modern tulip table in this pastel living space. A patterned area rug anchors the room, combining the eating area and conversation space. A portrait of Mao Tse Tung and a mix of furniture styles creates an eclectic vibe.
Small, brightly colored vignettes create comfortable areas of conversation around this outdoor space. This particular vignette is heated by a modern fire feature, making this space usable during more of the year.
A pair of welcoming outdoor sofas flank a long, narrow fire pit in this Tuscan-inspired California courtyard, inviting conversation. Lush plantings grace containers throughout the space, adding to its warmth and charm.
An eggplant-colored ceiling gives this eclectic and formal salon a feeling of intimacy despite its substantial size. Unique objets d’art rest on interesting furniture forms throughout the space. A quilted animal hide rug anchors a seating area that features a kidney-shaped sofa and a teardrop chandelier.
A retreat for the adults of the household and their guests, the Pent Room at the San Francisco Decorator Showcase 2015 includes space for a game of pool, beverage service and intimate seating areas. A wall of windows offer a view of the San Francisco Bay, and the warm wine-colored walls elegantly frame the stunning sunsets seen over the water.