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.
Landscape architect J.R. Kramer knew that the sideyard was a great spot for a small fire pit. Here, four wood chairs circle the feature and invite the owners and their friends to take in the beauty of their surroundings.
In front of the fireplace, designers wanted to create an intimate seating space, so they brought in two, neutral, oversized chaise lounges into the space that is directly warmed be the sleek, modern fireplace.
The homeowners wanted a parlor for more intimate entertaining, so designers created a warm, inviting space to meet their needs. To keep the space bright and light, designers took advantage of the tropical sunlight. A wall of windows to the right of the space lets in plenty of light that can be controlled by sheer curtains. For additional light, two slender windows line the textured fireplace surround, which adds dimension to the space. To help make the space warm and inviting, designers had wood paneled ceilings installed and brought in a beautiful baby grand piano and modern, wood chairs to complement the rich, wood floors that run throughout the house.
Designer Beth Martin sought to evoke thoughts about light and space in the powder room at the 2016 San Francisco Decorator Showcase. The mirror on the back wall bounces light throughout the intimate space while reflecting the "watchful eye" painted on the ceiling.
A bright, intimate room adjacent to the dining room at the San Francisco Decorator Showcase 2015 serves as a salon for tea, beverages or small social gatherings. Alison Davin of Jute selected a counter-height wood and metal bar as a spot to offer beverage service or fill in as a food buffet for larger gatherings.
A small, aqua-colored swimming pool is situated next to a compact patio with two chairs, creating an intimate space for swimming or relaxing. Three subtle waterfalls offer subdued sounds of relaxation.
Curved stone walkways meanders through the gorgeous gardens that make up this property's exquisite grounds. A vast array of foliage, trees, and flowers along with the narrow walkway create a tranquil and intimate space.
This master bedroom suite used a neutral color pallet creating an ideal retreat for relaxation. The Venetian plaster fireplace, spacious seating and art piece help maintain the Mediterranean feel and create an intimate space.
This entertainment room is an intimate space that could still hold a lot of people without feeling crowded. The designer went with modular furniture that could be moved around, and covered the floor with an antique Heriz rug.
That rich dark wood continues into the bachelor's kitchen, extending from the cabinets to the large island. Two sleek pendant lights draw visual interest overhead, while three barstools create an intimate space for sharing a meal with close friends.