Designer Lisa Bakamis created the dream retreat of every teenage girl in the San Francisco Decorator Showcase 2014 soaking lounge. A clawfoot tub is the perfect spot for a post-soccer practice bubble bath. The fun, feminine setting is her own boutique salon, where she can experiment with makeup, hairstyles and fashion.
The elegant curves of cove ceilings and turret windows, along with exquisite pillars and moldings, retain the authentic Victorian sophistication of this living space, while an Art Nouveau chandelier, wingback chairs, yin yang table and assorted eclectic accessories add a more modern bohemian look. Design by Lisa Bakemis.
Designer Lisa Bakemis chose contemporary inset bookshelves to counterbalance the roundness of the cove ceilings and turret windows of this Victorian home. An updated midcentury modern table and chairs and eclectic accents also create an updated sophistication to the space.
Designer Lisa Bakemis uses a leather wingback chair in this Victorian home's bedroom redesign to add a level of sophistication, while her choice of this mid-century modern bed frame injects a young and fresh vibe. Muted tones and soft lighting create a calm and inviting environment for sleeping and relaxing.
Inset bookshelves flank the ornate fireplace of this authentic Victorian home. A transitional chair, antique rug and assorted eclectic accents are inviting and sophisticated for the space. A large mirror on a pedestal base is an exquisite and eye-catching addition over the fireplace.
Lounge on the posh outdoor sofa or dine at dusk and under and the stars on this California patio. Bringing living space amenities outside is perfect for entertaining, intimate gatherings or the ever-necessary solitary moments.
Midcentury influenced lucite benches bring a whimsical texture to the foyer, while black and white wallpaper and a white console table add a geometric and symmetrical statement, creating a sleek and elegant entrance for visitors. An oriental rug brings balance to the room and the splash of red helps keep the flow grounded.
Braving an unconventional wall pattern — like this wallpaper with signature black and white faces by Piero Fornasetti — is a great way to create a strong impact in a small space. The overall black and white motif in this eclectic powder room is offset by the bold red vanity.
Birds-eye maple wood covering the walls, Nouveau light fixtures and exquisite pillars and moldings combine with a mix of vintage furniture and bold patterns to create a fresh, mid-century modern vibe with a bohemian flair in this authentic Victorian-style home.
Mesh cabinet doors allow yellow shelves to show through and brighten this cottage-inspired laundry room. A fabric skirt conceals the washer and dryer, while concrete-cast plank flooring mirrors the reclaimed wood used on the ceiling.
A traditional upholstered settee creates a cozy sitting area by the window in this transitional bedroom. Vertical lines of the blue beadboard walls mimic the ceiling, mixing cottage design with more contemporary elements like graphic drapes and colorful throw pillows.
A rustic coffee table as a centerpiece within a sitting area adds handsome variations in tone and texture through a weathered and striking look. A timeless style, the table brings a sense of history while retaining the contemporary feel embodied in the ikat area rug and throw pillows. A transitional sofa and love seat and contemporary leather armchairs complete the ensemble.
Light blue painted floor to ceiling beadboard adds cottage style warmth to this transitional bedroom. An airy blue motif carries from the natural light illuminated walls to the quilted bedspread where pillows splashed with color interrupt but do not disturb the calm flow of the space. A white tufted headboard, modern floor lamp and plush area rug add extra bits of texture and surprise.
A vintage wooden ironing board, lady pin cushion and gold-handled scissors add to the quirky vibe of the laundry room while use of circular saw mill grooved wood countertop conceals the washer and dryer beneath. Metal mesh cabinets add to the functionality of the small space by providing easy to search shelving and allowing for greater pops of color. The trellis wallpaper adds pattern and matches the yellow interior of the cabinets.
The addition of a weathered wood desk adds to the functionality of this small laundry room space. The floral print of the roman shade and the modern trellis-designed wallpaper contrasts well with the desk to allow the sepia tones of artwork to make a prominent appearance.
Accordion doors open this California home's main living area directly onto a fabulous transitional deck and outdoor gathering space. Floating on a curved design, facing plush sofas give everyone seated access to warmth from the contemporary fire pit. Move seamlessly from dining inside to cocktails fireside.
A round ruffle-framed mirror anchors the wall above a rustic wine and liquor storage cabinet with shelving for glassware and bar accessories. Industrial and vintage accents play together in this functional and efficient space highlighted by yellow trellis wallpaper.