Sao Paulo based architect Guilherme Torres has developed ideas which fuse the modern and the traditional. Guilherme’s own house, designed by the architect himself, bears a chequered wood design, a kind of brise soleil called muxarabie, which is a classic feature in Eastern architecture.
Monumental shapes, in various material forms, are carved into and from the space, revealing creative room transitions, innovative furniture concepts, and surprising details. Surface materials actively move through the space.
The Nordic Pine finish of the bookcase and storage units reproduces the warm grain of the wood, combined with a wide choice of lacquer finishes.
Under the canopy of an old warehouse, interior architect Grégoire De Lafforest used a dash of imagination to reinvent a Parisian loft, with a new design inspired by nature.
In an attempt to save space, Alan Chu confined all the storage to a single wall, with an entertainment system in crate-like boxes at one end and kitchen cupboards that swing or slide open at the other.