After the recently concluded football world cup few people need an introduction to the amazing sights and sounds that the city of holds. Not that we needed the event to really showcase the amazing diversity of Brazil and its bright and brilliant nightlife.
Inspiration comes in a multitude of sizes shapes and styles and you do not always need millions of dollars to find that tranquil inspiring refuge. While we already looked at one such soothing home today this simple and in the woods explores an entirely different direction.
Combining aesthetics with functionality the large glass windows that envelope the living area ensure that the ocean and islands in the distance become a natural backdrop of the interior. While concrete gives the home an industrial and rough appeal the use of for the ceiling and window frames lends balance by bringing inviting warmth to the private and public spaces. Luxurious decor coupled with iconic pieces like the Eames Lounger add to the aura of this gorgeous getaway.
Renovating a house built in the 60s or the 70s into an efficient contemporary structure is a task that is difficult enough but transforming a 200-year-old factory into a chic modern residence truly takes special skill and loads of creativity.
The beautiful reception of the house welcomes you inside with an elegant sitting area a lavish dining space a kitchen and a master bedroom next to it. A floor-to-ceiling wall library gives the space a distinct identity while large glass windows offer unabated views of the city and the Chouf Mountains in the distance.