We received a lovely small apartment from Architect Flavio Castro, with an inspiring design and layout. Apartment Putti is home to a young couple, meaning that its structure had to offer expansion possibilities for the family. New hybrid functional interiors had to be created. This is the case with the office, which can also be used as a place for gatherings, by simply adding extra cushions and poufs. According to the project description, the premise for the reduced space (60m2), was to define a functional layout and gain further detailed control of the sizes of furniture, without invading areas of minimal movement. From the dark brown wood panel to the beige sofa, the project sought to compose integrated functional spaces, with complementary colors. We like the feel of this place, as well as its original decorating elements. Do you share our opinion? [Photographer: Alessandro Guimaraes]
Emerald is a color that has consistently topped trend charts in recent times and its jewel-toned glamor is perfect for bedrooms with Hollywood Regency style. Malachite pattern and color is also a smart choice if you love that luxurious look in the bedroom while eclectic bedrooms drenched in green goodness steal the show with sheer audacity and flair.
The terms ‘contemporary’ and ‘modern’ are often used interchangeably when describing design. It’s a common faux pas and one of which this writer is certainly guilty. In design lexicon the two words have contrasting and quite distinct meanings. Describing their difference at a somewhat rudimentary level: contemporary makes reference to the present-day – that which is current and of the time – whereas modern alludes to the past, specifically that of Modernism (post the First World War) and mid-20th century modern design and architecture.