The texture is, quite simply, the sensation produced by how things feel. It’s an essential part of any designer’s vocabulary because a scheme without texture is a scheme that falls seriously short of the mark. Adding texture to a room encompasses a great deal more than a fringed edged cushion here and a rough-sawn wood texture there – it is the precise art of blending the rough with the smooth and knowing how to create visual texture.
Interior designers will also use texture to add what’s referred to as ‘visual weight’. In other words, how an object or section of the room is able to draw attention to itself. Contrasting textures is one way to make certain aspects stand out more than others; the texture is a way to create accents.
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The creativity and rich decoration of the Versailles Palace contributed as inspiration for the creation of this exuberant armchair. Boca do Lobo opens the way to freedom and the need for bringing extravagant creations to life. The Versailles armchair is made in a wood structure and panels in a manual sculpture, produced in resin and finished with restoration techniques similar to stone.
The approach to the epitome of contemporary luxury is kept in the tradition of the jewellery artisans. Like a savage beauty, the elegant McQueen mirror brings the powerful evocation of the sublime. The magnificent foliage is made of hammered brass with a gold plated finish and a rhythmic luminosity of the Swarovski crystals.
According to Greek mythology, Oreas is the god of the mountains – the Oreas sofa honours these natural monuments and its different shapes and tones. This channel-tufted sofa is fully upholstered in soft cotton velvet, making it the perfect addition to any living room set. So soothing!
The Newton dining table is an outstanding moment of inspiration. A statement piece created in order to fulfil the needs of our clients that are looking for the best in contemporary furniture design mixed up with luxurious details and high-quality materials. This is art furniture at its best.
The Oslo rug is a textured, minimalist, soothing piece of contemporary design. In fact, the most thrilling designs have this particular characteristic – to be one with space itself as an organic extension to the whole atmosphere. It feels dynamic and uniform at the same time.
The explosion is reminiscent of the vast cosmos of modern lighting designs. With a high prestige and a revivalist attitude, this piece salutes the Sputnik. Strong attention to mighty and luxury detail is reflected in the numerous slim gold plated brass and crystal arms which orbit around a centre sphere.
This sideboard has everything – from the textures to the colours – and it’s all interconnected. Reality becomes fantasy, products become art, thoughts become emotions. The amount of detail is astonishingly beautiful in the Piccadilly sideboard.
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