If you’re keen on the mixture of Eastern affect and argyle carpeting in your stairs, you’ll love this Pacific Heights residence, as adorned by Dara Rosenfeld Design. The designer calls it a juxtaposition of “custom and whimsy towards a backdrop of stylish Hermes-impressed orange-and-gray colorways.” The orange and gray? On these “argyle” stairs — and as strong colours on partitions of sitting rooms and stairwell hallways, in addition to on woodwork within the grasp tub. There, gray is available in totally different gradations as nicely: a steely gray on door lintels and surrounding the soaking tub beneath the bay window, with a subtler hue traced via mosaic-tiled flooring. A heat orange throw graces a main bedroom chair, in serene concord with the terra-cotta tones in each window coverings and a print cover.
The Eastern affect? It’s there with a contact of humor, within the Oriental “women” (with monkey faces). It’s additionally current in embroidered hangings above a mattress and in artwork on the partitions of a pumpkin-coloured sitting room. Orange and gray spotlight upholstered chairs fronting the fireside, a houndstooth print on sofa pillows, and delicately fringed window shades — performed towards a straight-gray hearth encompass and pale gray carpet. In one other sitting room, informal modern orange chairs boast gray throws and vivid print pillows that make an uncommon shade mixture truly restful. It’s an uncommon pairing, and never the primary one you’d assume would look so properly-matched collectively, however it works to splendid impact when serving as a backdrop for an eclectic mixture of household antiques and trendy artwork on this Pacific Heights residence.