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Entries in Brazil (104)

Tuesday
Jun272017

A horse farm in Brazil

WHOA. This may be one of the most beautiful locations we have ever featured on the blog. Let me introduce you to this little slice of heaven. This is a horse farm, located in Minas Gerais, Brazil and designed by architect Gisele Taranto. It was positioned at the top of the property in order to take advantage of the view of the lake and all that other gorgeousness surrounding it (*GASP* those views!!!). There is a main house, a guest house, a leisure area with swimming pool, a chapel and the administrator's house. The project utilized as much local materials, such as treated eucalyptus for the house structure, and labor as possible. Everything was designed to be easy to maintain, so nothing could be complicated. It is absolutely breathtaking.  

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Tuesday
Jan312017

MX house by Guilherme Torres

It has been a few years since we shared some work by São Paulo, Brasil-based interior designer Guilherme Torres. The MX House he designed in 2015 is typical of his style - funky, modern, colourful, and a ton of fun. That tufted massive leather sofa is killing me right now. *SWOON*

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Monday
Jan232017

Brazilian beachside boho chic

The fishing village of Trancoso on Brazil's Costa del Descubrimiento may have started as a hippie hideaway but it's now the super trendy vacation spot. As many of our Northern Hemisphere readers have been trapped in the freezing gloom of winter I thought I'd take us all on a virtual getaway to the boho chic vacation home, Casa Tiba. I can feel the warm breeze as I lie by the pool and know that the cool, stylish interiors are only a few steps away.

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Friday
Dec162016

Maria Brasil Arquitetura

Sisters Maria Paula and Maria Claudia Brasil of São Paulo design firm Maria Brasil Arquitetura have set out to create funky, modern, eclectic spaces by using some fun colours, artwork and patterns. They even manage to make a pink kitchen look cool!

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Tuesday
Nov082016

Brazilian jungle

Sorry that should read "apartment" not "jungle". What is it about Brazilian design that brings a smile to my face? The honesty, the simplicity, the sense of everyday style, the joy? I think I would feel right at home here and the abundance of indoor plants is only just a part of the reason. Love the deconstruction, the mix of iconic design pieces and the found, the wonderful light. Apartment renovation in São Paulo by RSRG Arquitetos.

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