The world is full of stereotypes and preconceived notions that change the way we think or dictate the decisions we make in life. For example, when trying to picture a masculine interior decor a lot of people immediately go to images of a dark, sterile space ruled by chaos or of a space that’s austere and has an unrealistic futuristic look. Such spaces definitely exist but they don’t actually define the majority.
This coffee table is part of the Fragments collection conceived by Lex Pott at a quarry. Its design plays with extremes and has the rugged charm that’s the sign of a well-balanced masculine decor.
This is the Piracucu sofa designed by the Campana brothers. It has a steel and wood structure complemented by a naturally textured and patterned upholstery cover.
There are of course some major differences between a feminine decor and one with a masculine vibe. Masculine spaces are more practical and more focused on functionality. This, however, doesn’t stop them from also being sensible to style and little details that make them look charming. Sacrificing style for comfort is rarely a good idea, especially when you want the space to look masculine.
The Eames lounge chair and ottoman were designed by Charles and Ray Eames and they quickly became an icon of high-end furniture design.
Obviously, just because you want a space to be comfortable and practical doesn’t mean you shouldn’t pay attention to the looks. A good idea is to pick materials that stand out and that have a well-defined look and character, materials such as wood and metal. Complement them with something a bit more delicate such as frosted glass.
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