Art consultant Alex Ray selected a photograph of Antonio Canova's Neoclassical sculpture of Psyche and Cupid at the Louvre as the centerpiece of "An Ode to Innocence," the private courtyard at the San Francisco Decorator Showcase 2015. Ray showcases the photo in a weatherproofed light box that doubles as a lighting source at night. Landscape architect Frank Eddy added floating peonies in the shallow pool to add to the romance of the setting.
Elysian Landscapes transformed this simple backyard space into an open-air living room. Similar to an interior palette, the green in the surrounding landscape provides a background color, while blue and coral cushions offer bright accents.