Moody Mission Victorian

After moving to San Francisco and establishing a successful career in sales, our client began the arduous search for a home. He landed at the doorstep of this stately Queen Anne at the edge of the Mission District, with Victorian-meets-modern details throughout, plentiful guest rooms, and multiple living areas, perfect for entertaining. The RBD team was engaged and tasked with  extending his warm and edgy personal style throughout the space. We introduced a mix of elevated-yet-comfortable furnishings, dramatically patterned wall coverings and moody details.

RBD Team & Collaborators

Crystal Nelson

Senior Designer

Lee & Co.


The Space

In the living room, a charcoal sofa with modern lines is grounded by a pair of oak and brass coffee tables. Green velvet side chairs flank a wide bay window, drawing on the hues in the cheeky “Dad’s Last Puff” photograph mounted above the sofa.

Jewel Tones

The room’s rich jewel tones are echoed in the dining room with a loose, painterly wallpaper and a striking teal overdyed rug. The powder room sports a moody, dark floral wallpaper.

Selected Press


May 2020

CA Home + Design

December 2019

Just down the hall, we transformed the home office with a deep shade of green and a wall of custom shelving designed to showcase the client’s treasured books.


On the top floor, a converted attic with a kitchen area and deck space serves as the perfect spot to host and entertain large groups of friends. Our client wanted this space to feel less formal than the other areas of the home, so we sourced comfortable, relaxed furniture like the plush linen sectional. Outside on the deck, we designed a built-in bench for additional seating and installed overhead heating to make this an inviting outdoor San Francisco space to gather. 

Suzanna Scott Photography