The real star of this year's San Francisco Decorator Showcase are the walls. Glorious walls covered in Venetian plaster, cotton velvet, luxe wallpapers. While you have to ask yourself how long could you live with those monkeys ("Deco Monkey" by de Gournay with 22-karat gold embellishment), they are sure fun at a decorator showcase. Let's check out the rest of the house.
photo : peter medilek
Mezzanine Bath, "Year of the Monkey"
interior: shelley cahan / shelleyandcompany.com
photos : david duncan livingtson / davidducanlivingston.com
Dining / Lounge
interior : martin kobus / martinkobushome.com
The docent told me this is vinyl wallpaper but it looks like a collage of linen pages.
photos : david duncan livingston / davidducanlivingston.com
interior : nanette gordon designs / nanettedesign.com
wallpaper : "dragonfly dance" by osborne and little
photos : david duncan livingston / davidduncanlivingston.com
interior: stephan jones / stephanjones.com
Close up of the wallpaper described as "plaster textured paper."
photos : david duncan divingston / davidduncanlivingston.com
Smoll's Room Redux
interior: annie lowengart / annielowengart.com
walls in a faux wood paper, the geometric ceiling wallpaper is by Flavor Paper.
While all this is crazy fun, I can't seem to commit to wallpaper. If you're like me, I'm addicted to wallcovering sites like de Gournay (degournay.com) and Osborne & Little (osborneandlittle.com) and dreaming big. This morning, my husband reminded me that his printer can print wallpaper. All I have to do is create a pattern. Oh...