Spanish Influence With A Modern Flair
This Spanish style home was originally constructed in 1916 and was recently transformed by Emily Henderson, into the stunning beauty it is today. For the past few centuries, Spanish designed homes have played a huge role in structural edifices. From dramatic clay tile floors to arched entryways and high ceilings to stucco walls, the Spanish influence in home design today is everywhere.
Spanish oriented interior décor is always spirited and vibrant, and this home emulates that vibrancy via startling white walls. The blanched backdrop sets the stage for a host of colors, textures, and styles to manifest creating a Spanish interior spectacular in every way. Combining pure white with a Spanish flair creates a relaxed, lived in ambiance, not the stoicism usually associated with the color. For example, the rich cobalt blue Chesterfield styled sofas in a velvety fabric adds depth and warmth. The ethnic style accent rug and pillows deepens the richness of the décor and magnifies the Spanish themed interior design.
Additional cultural characteristics of the bright living room area include the broad arched window and arched brick laid trim enhancing the fireplace. The timber coffee table is a talking point while the walls and almost au naturel. The foliage adds a touch of natural beauty and intensifies the Spanish theme.
Various furniture pieces add fresh elements to the space while elements from the Spanish colonial era remain prominent. The bathroom emanates this concept flawlessly. A stark white space accented by onyx fixtures is complemented by unobtrusive details like the arched mirror with fine etched details. The white framed photo depicting a picture of a fantastic getaway, possibly to some sandy beach along the malachite emerald coastline of Asturias!
The bedroom furniture pieces introduce fresh elements to the home’s décor. The high ceiling, wooden floor, and ceiling fan is reminiscent of a Spanish villa. The Latin vibe is further enhanced by the old-style chest of drawers and rich dark wood console perhaps designed from a mahogany or walnut from the wood species. Even the theater seats strategically placed at the end of the bed is reminiscent of an old Spanish cinema. The bedroom design is relaxed and simple, yet organic and rich.
The dining room has a strong Spanish colonial appeal with some French design elements in the velvety wing-back chairs. The easy setting is inviting and stylish. The paintings in the background add color and depth to the space. The culturally proficient wood table is an impressive piece highlighted with a spiral grains and deep shades.
The pottery and decorative backsplash in the kitchen area is unmistakeably Spanish influenced as well with teal blue cabinetry and hexagonal floor tiles. Additional rooms like the children’s room, bedroom, and lounge area, continue with the home’s major theme of Spanish decorative charisma with touches of 21st century modernism.