Casa de Vidro by Cristina Menezes

August 24, 2017

Glass Act

Casa de Vidro by Cristina Menezes

How to turn a 60 square metre glass pavilion into a characterful home?  Brazilian architect Cristina Menezes shows us how with this beautiful show house in Belo Horizonte, designed to showcase Brazilian style. 

She created a surprisingly warm interior space despite the cool structure of the pavilion by adding layers of textures, from the dark hardwood floor to the leather chairs and sumptuous floor-to-ceiling curtains.  The furniture combines a sleek modern edge with a natural touch and are well complemented by accessories in natural materials as well as plenty of plants, both inside and outside.  We particularly like design flourishes such as the round floor mirror by the bed and the rocky wall of the bathroom.  This is a beautifully intimate house, full of charm and personality, a great example of contemporary Brazilian design.

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Product Inspiration

Recreate the charm and warmth of Cristina Menezes' glass house with furniture such as Lasai 2-seater lounge chair from Alki, the Cotton armchair from Missana and the Chubby Chic armchair from Diesel Living.  
 Lasai - 2 Seats Lounge Chair  Cotton Armchair  Chubby Chic Armchair

 

Create a warm glow with lights such as the Raindrop suspension light from LZF, the Vapeur table light from Moustache and the Karl-Johan table lamp from New Works

Raindrop Suspension Light   Vapeur Table Lamp   Karl-Johan Table Lamp

 

For accessories with a natural touch try the Silo containers from Incipit, the Calla plate from Sena Gu and the Cape Town Double Essence iPhone cover from Wood'd.

Silo Container  Calla Plate  Capetown Double Essence Wood iPhone 6 Snap-On Cover






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