The master suite authored by interior designers Linda Martins and Linda Cris Araújo sought inspiration in the song “Os Brutos também amam”, by Erasmo Carlos and Roberto Carlos, recorded by the missed singer from Minas Gerais, Agnaldo Timóteo.
The Maraú Design studio, run by the duo, registers its eight participation at the biggest showcase of architecture and decoration of the Americas, the first in the Minas Gerais state, and presents a space conceived for a modern couple, with an optimized layout and elements that provide comfort and relaxation. The 52m² rest refuge, inspired by the year’s theme “The Original House”, reflects the welcoming spirit of Minas Gerais, and looks for hospitality through texture and rustic materials, which brings naturality into the home.
The space is comprised of the reading room, a suite and bathroom. With a contemporary and brutal base style, the suite’s project was conceived to create a dialogue with the moment we are living, the pandemic scenario that presents a cold and brute society, but that seeks in the details the love and warmth for the inside. In the antechamber, there are large windows that allow natural light and a view to an enchanting sunset. The discreet curtain, made of silk, creates an interesting atmosphere that preserves the view. The suite has artificial and punctual lighting.
All automatized with dimming lights, it has a sound system and a Samsung Frame TV, that looks more like a painting than an electronic appliance, contributing to the comfort esthetic. The spaces were planned to be integrated to provide practicality and togetherness. Spaces that answer many need and can be shared by the couple. The wall/partition connects the room and the bathroom and works as a dresser and stand for the sinks.
The antechamber was turned into a multifunctional reading room, with a miniature home-office, space for books, bar and fireplace – an intimate atmosphere with plenty of warmth. The main trend of the space is the use of rough stones, like the Moledo stone, an esclusive launch by Castelatto for the suite, that brings a rustic touch to the elegant decoration. The space also holds a yellow leather headboard and Pau Ferro wooden panel, on the wall, and Carvalho Hannover in the ceiling, both by Duratex.
The regionality is also present in the rustic materials and terracotta colors, references to the craftsmanship of the region and the color of Minas Gerais’ earth. The furniture, as well as the benches and dressers are presented in blocks, also made of stone and cold materials. The highlights of the project are the new releases by Linda Martins, who also works as a piece designer and has received awards for her creations.
The first peace that makes itself known is the Sense table, made of solid wood, with a curved corner top and delicate base, bringing timelessness and personality. The Alegra table elevates its meaning through the radiant composition that mixes color and materials with a lot of style. Its top, made of Granilite joins the metal base, that shows minimalistic and contemporary traits.
The third release is the bedside table, Curve, in noble wood, it’s design brings lightness and functionality to the day-to-day life, with a delicate and fluid touch. The space is dedicated to Agnaldo Timóteo, who left us this year. Through an excerpt of his song, like a poem to inspire all those in love.