The boundaries between art, design, and architecture have been constantly redefined throughout the years, as sometimes, the furniture itself can be considered art. Interior designers use art to build extraordinary modern interior designs, where it’s more fun to be at. I Lobo You shows you some of the ways designers have let art and modern interior designs meet, allowing magic to happen!
When Alex Pall hired the New York and L.A.-based interior designer, Peti Lau, to put together his Hollywood home, he wanted a place to keep and display his art collection. In the living room, a bright green botanical wallpaper makes sure this place is anything but boring! Together with a range sofa, filled with pillows, a multicolor rug and a wood and fiber coffee table, this modern interior design is an artful room on its own, but the star is the Hajjaj photo.
The refined work of Ekaterina Lashmanova, through an attentive dedication to details, reaches its apogee with this modern interior design project, flowing into an inspiring bold apartment in Moscow, Russia. Behind the inspiration is a profound admiration for Portuguese Design. The classical accents with a large color palette, the gold finishes, and contemporary lines take the center stage and bringing sophistication and an unexpected design vibe to the living room decor.
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Anoud Khalid avoids the extremes of modern or traditional in her projects, as electric is the way to go for the designer. In this case, an impactful piece took her attention, when a gallerist in Cairo showed her a large painting by the Egyptian artist Mohammed Ismail. So she decided to remodel a room in her own Riyadh apartment as a showcase for the painting. This piece embraces the room!
Designed exclusively for the Director of the Royal Circus of Russia, Giya Eradze, the apartment’s modern interior design was carefully thought by Tatiana Mironova’s expertise in American Neoclassical style. Famous for her glamorous and luxurious interiors, the designer gathered the owner’s passion for entertainment and amusement using unique and iconic gold accent designs, together with pieces of art to make the living room of the contemporary apartment a circus honor.
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Fernando Botero’s painting, “Four women” (1987), brings a bold vibe, both in color and form to the living room. Mary McDonald, the Los Angeles–based designer let this painting take over and be the star of the room! (Poster of Four Women are all over the Internet, but there is only one original). Before choosing Botero’s work for the client’s living room, the designer got to see the Botero, and many other museum-quality works.
Hirsch Bedner Associates is an international hospitality design firm that has been leading the hotel design industry and is renowned to be the biggest design firm in the world. The one that can identify trends and predict new directions and innovations. This modern interior design project draws inspiration from the multilayered urbanity and culture of Mumbai. A small palette of materials is implemented throughout the space in varying finished and sizes to add richness.
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Ohara Davies-Gaetano believes “Art can determine the emotional impact of a room”. With that in mind, she designed this modern living room in Crystal Cove, California, proving her point. An abstract painting by Tom Lieber over the fireplace gives the space a contemporary edge; hanging a pastel-hued landscape in the same spot would have made the room seem dowdy. This art piece was part of the client’s collection.
Located in the cosmopolitan city of Houston, in Texas, a great Penthouse is born with the motto “Home is where every journey starts”, and what an incredible one! Home of the tech entrepreneur Fiyyaz Pirani this interior design mixes two styles, the Art Deco and the Contemporary. For this project – along with an incredible luxurious taste -, some luxury pieces worked side by side creating the most luxurious and statement environment.