The biggest event in interior design is but a few weeks away. But before the 2017 Decorator Showcase opens its doors (April 29 - May 29), let’s take a look at the home that will showcase this year’s flock of designers.
The house is a Classical Revival mansion at 2698 Pacific Avenue. Coming in at 11,000 square feet, the residence was designed by architects Newsom and Newsom in 1904.
Some of the beautiful original details have bene maintained over the years, including carved mantles, staircase metalwork, and stained glass. We can’t wait to see what the designers do to the space this years.
In 2015, while undergoing a major renovation, it landed on the market for a cool $13.5 million. Although the home looks a touch different now—and will look even more vivid and bold come Decorator Showcase season—here are some before images of the stately home, giving you a taste of its bones and structure.
Celebrating its 40th year, the Showcase allows designers to show off their work, with each firm given a room of their own to redo. Obviously, it’s not to be missed. Speaking of the decorators, here’s this year’s roster:
Benni Amadi Interiors (Benni Amadi)
Bjorn Design (David Bjorngaard)
Catherine Kwong Design (Catherine Kwong)
Cecilie Starin Design, Inc. (Cecilie Starin)
CME Interiors (Chris Eskra)
Courtney Springer Interiors (Courtney Springer)
Croworks Luminosity (Victoria Weiss)
Diane Rosenblum (Diane Rosenblum)
Dina Bandman Interiors (Dina Bandman)
DLC-ID (Jon De La Cruz)
Elan Evans Decorative Finishes (Elan Evans)
Geddes Ulinskas Architects (Adele Salierno)
Ian Stallings Design (Ian Stallings)
Jaimie Belew Interiors (Jaimie Belew)
Jane Richardson Design (Jane Richardson Mack)
Jonathan Rachman Design (Jonathan Rachman)
K Interiors (Kristen Pena)
Kari McIntosh Design (Kari McIntosh)
Krista Hoffman Design (Krista Hoffman)
Martin Group (Beth Martin)
Martin Kobus Home (Martin Kobus)
Mead Quin Design (Mead Quin)
Molie Malone Interior Design (Molie Malone)
Redmond Aldrich Design (Chloe Warner)
Simon Breitbard Fine Arts (Evie Simon & Stephanie Breitbard)
Stephen Stout Design (Stephen Stout)
Studio SHK (Sherry Hope Kennedy)
Zeterre Landscape Architecture (Jarrod Baumann)
For a look back at the 2016 Decorator Showcase, which took place on Telegraph Hill. check Curbed SF’s coverage.
- SF Decorator Showcase [site]
- Pacific Heights [Curbed SF]
- Your First Look at the 2016 San Francisco Decorator Showcase [Curbed SF]