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.
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.
Designer Julie Rootes selected the gold-leaf metal niche in the powder room at the San Francisco Decorator Showcase 2015 to mimic the color and honeycomb pattern of the silk wallcovering. The look is complemented by 24-karat gold and onyx mosaic tile.
Landscape designer Katharine Webster used art installations and plants to fill otherwise empty spaces in the front garden of the San Francisco Decorator Showcase 2015. "When I first came to the space, it was a very long, rectangular, bleak space," Webster says. "I thought it was important to move the eye along. As it turned out, the art elevated the landscape and the landscape elevated the art, balancing each other."