A giant hanging chandelier a large faux fur rug a stylized bronze lion perched upon a table and an ornate chaise lounge perfectly arranged for a graceful fainting scene – all of these items would look out of place alone. However together they create the sort of dramatic effect cultivated best by old Hollywood.
The structure of the house itself is one of a elevated and cantilevered cube that sits safely on a few pillars. The lovely and flowing use of wood along with elegantly extravagant glass surfaces and floor to ceiling glass windows has meant that there is both a natural and yet fashionable appeal that comes with the home.
They lived over the top and often in ways that were anything but practical – but that’s showbiz for you. Although you may not be a multi-million dollar earning silver screen star that doesn’t mean you can’t add at least a little bit of to your humble home. Here are a few helpful hints —
Designed by Studio Arthur Casas located in São Paulo the home is actually divided into two separate structures that are connected by an open pond area. While the main structure consists of the living quarters the kitchen and the master bedroom the second building next to it houses children’s bedrooms and rooms for guests. The idea is to give everyone as much space as possible and bring in a certain sense of privacy that does not encroach upon the space of others in the home.
The entire upper floor is laced in lavishness and is sensibly adorned with floor to ceiling glass windows so as to disturb the existing privacy. Tables that have been carved out of stone and décor that is both refreshing and yet easy on the eyes with neutral shades complete the interiors.