David is the founder and lead designer of Surfaces by David Bonk. From an early age art and color was a passion for David and he began his interior design career at J. Robert Scott in Los Angeles in 1980. Shortly thereafter he formed Surfaces Architectural Painting and enjoyed success faux-finishing numerous home interiors throughout California. Seeing an opportunity to transfer his designs to wall covering, David formed Surfaces by David Bonk in 1988 in San Francisco where the business now enjoys it's 30th year in operation.
Located in San Francisco since 1988, Surfaces by David Bonk specializes in custom handpainted wallcoverings for the interior design trade.
Surfaces wallcoverings are used worldwide in private residences, department stores, and the finest resort hotels. The Surfaces line of wallcoverings is comprised of a wide array of patterns, from traditional to contemporary, in a vast number of colors, both subtle and bold. Many of the designs have metallic or pearl finishes reminiscent of aggregate minerals or fine silks.
In addition to our standard colorways, we can create a custom color for you in any one of our existing patterns or work with you on creating a custom pattern. For more information feel free to contact us or one of our representative showrooms.
Chris, a fifth generation San Franciscan, came to Surfaces by David Bonk in 1998. Beginning in the sample department, Chris has learned every aspect of the business from the ground up. In 2004 he became General Manager and is committed to fostering innovation, creating exceptional product and providing excellent customer service to our clients.