Big City Digs: Sophisticated SF Bay Area Home

Brooke Wagner updates a traditional San Francisco home with contemporary furnishings and finishes, creating a sophisticated spot from which to enjoy views of the bay.

Photo By: Ryan Garvin

Photo By: Ryan Garvin

Photo By: Ryan Garvin

Photo By: Ryan Garvin

Photo By: Ryan Garvin

Photo By: Ryan Garvin

Photo By: Ryan Garvin

Photo By: Ryan Garvin

Photo By: Ryan Garvin

Photo By: Ryan Garvin

Photo By: Ryan Garvin

Photo By: Ryan Garvin

Apartment Living and Dining Areas With View

Over the rooftops, peeks of blue water add to this home's magical setting. Glass doors slide back to join the living and dining areas to a scenic balcony.

White Transitional Living Room With Water View

A light-colored interior means the amazing views outside this apartment get all the attention. A subtly-patterned wallpaper adds depth and visual interest to the back of the built-in bookshelves.

Neutral Transitional Dining Room With Gray Chairs

In a sophisticated take on a neutral dining room, the designers paired light brown walls with a gray dining set. White trim and gold accents help to unify the warm and cool colors.

Gray and White Contemporary Foyer With Stools

Make a statement in the entry with paint colors, furnishings and accents that are a sneak peek of what's featured throughout the house. Here, the gold and white combo of the lamp, ceiling and stools are deliciously fresh against charcoal gray walls.

Gray Contemporary Sitting Room With Brick Fireplace

In this amazing sitting room, tawny leather armchairs and a brick fireplace warm up the cool crispness of the otherwise gray palette. Graphic wallpaper wrapping around the walls' upper half pulls the eye up.

Gray and White Game Room With Pool Table

A busy pattern looks cool not crazy on a smaller section of wall. In this gray-and-white game room, wallpapering only the upper half of the wall makes a graphic statement without overwhelming the space.

Contemporary Gray and White Sitting Room

This room is neatly bisected into a sitting area and a play area (complete with pool table!). Graphic gray-and-white wallpaper adds punch and several sets of French doors connect the room with an adjacent outdoor space.

Neutral Contemporary Bedroom With Patterned Duvet

Color and texture make this neutral bedroom something special. The nightstands are beautiful in emerald green and a delicate pattern livens up the upholstered gray bed and bench.

Transitional Master Bedroom With Sitting Area

The master suite of this apartment comes with a lovely sitting area, set apart from the bedroom by a wide doorway. The simple style of the rooms helps show off pretty details like the French doors with a round window.

Neutral Sitting Room With White Chairs

Just off the master bedroom, this cozy sitting area provides the handy extra service of offering lots of storage. Cabinets stretch up nearly to the ceiling.

Gray Double Vanity Bathroom With Fern

A leafy fern brings a natural touch to the fresh, clean mood of this double vanity bathroom.

Roof Deck With Glass Railing

With views like these, every inch should be on display. Clear glass railings make sure that's the case, giving the feeling that the roof deck is floating up with the clouds.

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