Designed for the young man of the house, Karter's Krash Pad at the San Francisco Decorator Showcase 2015 is brought to life with a vertical ombre lacquer wall finish by Willem Racke inspired by rock formations along the Pacific coast. Designer Susan Lind Chastain selected a Jean Paul Gaultier fabric with crushed car metal design for daybed pillows to add to the hip youthfulness of the space.
With an interest in street art, designer Cecilie Starin turned to surfer and muralist Ian Ross, whose designs are inspired by kelp, for the eye-catching wallcovering in "Street Soiree," the dining room at the San Francisco Decorator Showcase 2015. Ross spray painted 17 yards of canvas for the wallcovering, which is complemented by black lacquered paint and a black-and-white striped ceiling.
A lounge area in the master suite at the 2016 San Francisco Decorator Showcase creates an intimate space where the homeowners can spend quiet time together. Designer Tineke Triggs drew inspiration from David Bowie and Iman, selecting a sophisticated palette of gunmetal, gold and cream to reflect the fashion model's timeless glamour and introducing modern furnishings and geometric designs inspired by the musician's Ziggy Stardust persona.
Inspired by 1960s fashion, designer Tineke Triggs created a luxurious retreat for the woman of the home in the En Vogue Salon at the San Francisco Decorator Showcase 2015. Designed around artwork that mimics a cover of Vogue magazine from the era, the bathroom features tile meant to mimic the curves of a couture Givenchy gown, a vanity with brass inlay and a crown-like chandelier.
Designer Will Wick sought to create a cozy, '70s-style retreat that balances masculine and feminine in the master bedroom at the San Francisco Decorator Showcase 2015. Wick selected a deep, hunter green for the walls and balanced the shade with lush, cream tones in the headboard, bedding, carpet and drapery. "We pulled it off because this room gets so much light," Wick says.
Inspired by Marsala, Pantone’s color of the year, designer Jeff Schlarb chose a rich wine color as a theme for the Pent Room at the San Francisco Decorator Showcase 2015 and worked it in to every detail of the space, from the walls, to the nailhead trim on the tailored sofa. This sitting area allows for private conversation removed from the activity of the pool table and bar.
A memo board wrapped in fabric that complements the colors and pattern of the St. Frank's Indigo Dots wallpaper offers a perfect spot for displaying mementos, postcards and favorite snapshots in the woman's home office at the 2017 San Francisco Decorator Showcase. Designer Kari McIntosh selected St. Frank's Indigo Dots wallpaper and a sunburst mirror to create a rich design setting symbolizing the relationship between the heavens and Earth.
Designer Will Wick sought to create a cozy, '70s-style retreat that balances masculine and feminine and modern and vintage in the master bedroom at the San Francisco Decorator Showcase 2015. Wick selected a deep, hunter green for the walls and balanced the shade with lush, cream tones in the headboard, bedding, carpet and drapery. Plush carpet and a sofa covered with faux chinchilla fur add to the retreat vibe.
Designer Kathleen Navarra granted the homeowners' wishes of a light, airy kitchen with crisp white cabinetry and a cerused oak island topped with marble while weaving in her trademark use of color. Navarra turned to rich chocolate tones for the grasscloth wallcovering, hardwood floor and La Cornue oven and hood and painted the ceiling with a sky blue lacquer to add depth to the San Francisco Decorator Showcase 2015 kitchen.
Alex Ray, of Five Senses Art Consultancy, was inspired to illustrate a move away from technology back to the basics of communication through an installation of hand-cast bronze letters and ancient symbols, as seen at the San Francisco Decorator Showcase 2014. An overhead view from the staircase shows the letters tumbling down a white wall where dark brown hardwood floors are accented by a yellow carpet runner.
Designed for a pair of twins filled with creativity and hobby interests, the Twins' Music and Play Room at the San Francisco Decorator Showcase 2015 has space for them to indulge to their hearts' content. Designer Allison Caccoma introduced zones for artwork and homework, music rehearsal and karaoke, dance and theater performances. The suede wallcovering makes the space intimate and inviting while offering some soundproofing for more boisterous play.
Art consultant Alex Ray selected a photograph of Antonio Canova's Neoclassical sculpture of Psyche and Cupid at the Louvre as the centerpiece of "An Ode to Innocence," the private courtyard at the San Francisco Decorator Showcase 2015. Ray showcases the photo in a weatherproofed light box that doubles as a lighting source at night. Landscape architect Frank Eddy added floating peonies in the shallow pool to add to the romance of the setting.
David Hockney's 1978 artwork "Swimming Pool with Reflection" inspired this California-cool bathroom at the San Francisco Decorator Showcase 2015. Watery-blue glass mosaic tile spills down the shower wall and out onto the concrete-gray tile floor, appearing to puddle. The custom back-painted glass vanity floats on the blue walls and is anchored by a chrome Kohler faucet, adding a modern sophistication to this fun space perfect for a young boy.
Sitting nook in the 2013 Atlanta Decorators Show House, a showcase of more than 30 spaces transformed by designers from around the Southeast. This space includes a vibrant orange chair and chevron rug.
A room in the 2013 Atlanta Decorators Show House, a showcase of more than 30 spaces transformed by designers from around the Southeast. This sitting area has detained wainscoting and neutral arm chair and ottoman.