During the day, the neutral color palette in the Library at the San Francisco Decorator Showcase 2014 allows the lush greenery outside to take center stage. Designer Geoffrey De Sousa created the space as a lighter, fresher take on the typical dark paneled library.
A Greek sculpture dating to 100 B.C. and an oil painting by Masatoyo Kishi juxtapose elements of history and modernity in the San Francisco Decorator Showcase 2012 Listening Room, designed by Matthew MacCaul Turner.
Designer Geoffrey De Sousa opted for soothing neutrals in linen, suede and silk when creating the Library at the San Francisco Decorator Showcase 2014. Shown here is the Padrino Club Chair by Studio Van Den Akker in sand-colored suede.
Designed by Heather Hilliard and Fleur Keyes, this coastal sitting area in the 2016 San Francisco Decorator Showcase Garden Room features a teal sofa and woven armchair placed around a light-colored coffee table of metal and wood. Tall curtains with a neutral striped pattern help to frame the space.
Custom window coverings and a low-slung sofa frame the spectacular view of Alcatraz in the San Francisco Decorator Show House 2012 Listening Room. Designer Matthew MacCaul Turner conceived of the chandelier design expressly for the space.
"We wanted to create a luxurious gentleman's cabinet where one could retreat to escape from the bustle of modern day life," say designers Alberto Villalobos and Mercedes Desio. The herringbone-patterned floor is leather, as are the wall panels. The lighting is inspired by chiaroscuro.
Two cream-colored linen chairs flank a Catena Table by Troscan in the Library at the San Francisco Decorator Showcase 2014. The top of the table is honed limestone, while the base is hand-finished and rubbed cast-solid bronze. Designer Geoffrey De Sousa created this space to be a calm respite after a long day.
Georgis calls this room "Study in Red," and you can see why. It abounds in claret, burgundy, cerise, Chinese and blood reds. It's meant to evoke the interior of royal abodes, ecclesiastical vicarages and brothels