Inside the ELLE DECOR showroom
The 1920s façade of the ELLE DECOR Showhouse, located in San Francisco’s St. Francis Wood neighborhood.
In the living room, which was designed by Gary Spain, sconces from Circa Lighting flank a painting by Victor Cartagena; the linen-upholstered sofa and wingback chairs are by Restoration Hardware, the woven carpet with leather binding is by Merida, and the walls are painted in Benjamin Moore’s Frostine.
A photograph by Brian Hodges above an antique marble-and-steel console table.
The home office, decorated by Kendall Wilkinson, includes chairs found at a local flea market, which the designer fitted with custom-made cushions; the pendant light is by the Urban Electric Co., the built-in cabinetry is by KraftMaid, the silk wallpaper is by Phillip Jeffries, and the leather flooring is by Merida.
Will Wick’s library/bar features a leather sofa from Eccola, a brass klismos chair by De Sousa Hughes, and built-in bookcases by KraftMaid; the side table and zebra-skin rug are from Battersea, and the picture lights are from Circa Lighting.
The lower-level family room was designed by Erin Martin to accommodate a media area, a bar, and a gathering place in front of the fire. The fireplace surround is by T.KO Iron Works, the cabinets are by KraftMaid, the floor is by Exquisite Surfaces, and the chandelier was custom-made by Martin.
Wall panels created by artist Christopher Jones-Marino form the backdrop of the media area; the sofa is upholstered in a Sunbrella fabric, and the cocktail table is by Martin.
In Palmer Weiss’s kitchen and breakfast nook, the array of Jenn-Air appliances includes a range and vent hood; the glass tiles of the backsplash are by Ann Sacks, the counters are by Silestone, and the cabinetry is by KraftMaid.
A custom-made table by Weiss with a base by Michael H. Casey Designs is surrounded by Ironies chairs upholstered in a patent leather by Valtekz; the hanging light is by the Urban Electric Co., the wall covering is by Phillip Jeffries, and the curtain fabric is by Quadrille.
The dining room, designed by Steven Volpe, is sheathed in a custom-painted wall covering by de Gournay; a glass vessel by Ritsue Mishima stands on a vintage wood column from March, and the photograph is by Eugène Atget.
A vintage Paolo Buffa bar cabinet is topped with glassware from Dienst + Dotter and the Neue Galerie Design Shop.
A Stilnovo suspension lamp hangs above a vintage Jules Wabbes dining table; the custom-made chairs are upholstered in a de Le Cuona fabric, the photograph is by Richard Misrach, and the rug is by Mark Nelson Designs.
Elizabeth Martin’s guest room features a wrought-iron bed of her own design dressed in pillows and bedding from Macy’s Hotel Collection; the C. Jeré table lamp is from Swank Lighting, the ceiling fixture is from Coup d’Etat, the wall covering is by Phillip Jeffries, and the curtain fabric is by Old World Weavers.
A redesign of the garden by Surfacedesign created an expanded seating area with furniture by Restoration Hardware.
In the teenage daughter’s bedroom, by Grant K. Gibson, the bedding and Moroccan pouf are by Serena & Lily, and the bedside lamp is by Christopher Spitzmiller; the wallpaper is by de Gournay, and the ceiling is painted in Benjamin Moore’s Pink Ruffle.
In the master bedroom, designed by Jay Jeffers, Franco Albini armchairs from Eccola and an ottoman upholstered in a Holland & Sherry fabric sit in front of a custom-made marble fireplace; the chandelier is from Habite, the ceiling is painted in Benjamin Moore’s Classic Gray, and the walls are covered in a grasscloth by Phillip Jeffries.
The bed is dressed with a coverlet and shams made of Holland & Sherry fabrics, the bedside tables by Marc du Plantier are fromTherien 20th, the sconces are by the Urban Electric Co., and the bench is from Svenska Möbler .
The mirror is by Blackman Cruz Workshop, the console is fromCoup d’Etat, the bathroom wall tiles are by Ann Sacks, and the glass sinks and fittings are by Kohler.
Suzanne Tucker’s guest room includes twin beds designed by Michael Taylor that were owned by Nan Kempner when she was a girl. They are dressed in bedding by Scheuer Linens and pillows by Chelsea Textiles and Madeline Weinrib; the bedside table is by Bungalow 5, and the walls are covered in a fabric of Tucker’s own design.