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Places We Go : San Francisco Decorator Showcase 2016 . Wallcoverings

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 /

photos : david duncan livingtson /

Dining / Lounge

interior : martin kobus /

The docent told me this is vinyl wallpaper but it looks like a collage of linen pages.

photos : david duncan livingston /

Mom's Cave interior : nanette gordon designs /

wallpaper : "dragonfly dance" by osborne and little

photos : david duncan livingston /


interior: stephan jones /

Close up of the wallpaper described as "plaster textured paper."

photos : david duncan divingston /

Smoll's Room Redux

interior: annie lowengart /

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 ( and Osborne & Little ( 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...

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