The master bedroom has a cozy reading corner thanks to a floor lamp and well-worn club chair upholstered in a rich-looking oxblood vinyl. A crate flipped over feels right at home as a convenient side table.
Neat Method began when its founders, Ashley Murphy and Molly Graves, met while shopping in San Francisco. Both had recently been uprooted from Chicago and relocated to the City by the Bay. Ashley and Molly discovered their affinity for creating clutter-free and organized spaces within their homes. Over glasses of California vino, they discussed the ins and outs of what this mutual passion could look like as a business, and the rest is history.
Struck by the mathematical intricacies required to design the home which played host to the 2015 San Francisco Decorator Showcase, designer Candace Barnes chose to incorporate geometric shapes throughout the grand entry and staircase. Pyramidal shapes are repeated in the hand-blown crystal chandelier, Myke Reilly painting, bronze and granite table and the nailheads trimming the stairwell carpet.
When choosing a bar cart, don't exclude a vintage version. "A found treasure always garners a second look and a chic set of marvelous midcentury highballs or dapper decanters will also be a nod to the glamorous retro ritual of cocktail hour," says Roxy Owens, founder of Society Social.