Light stone and dark wood finishes combine for dramatic effect in this Spanish-inspired living room. A stone fireplace extends to the cathedral-height ceiling to create a dynamic focal point. The scale of the room, coupled with elements like dark ceiling beams, round candelabra fixtures and interior balconies, gives the space the feel of a modern-day Medieval great hall.
Designer Catherine Smith blended old with new in this Spanish Colonial-inspired living room. Furniture pieces bring newer elements to the space while components from the Spanish Colonial period take you back in time. Wooden ceiling beams and wrought-iron details represent materials used during that time period, and the doorway arches were often the only ornamentation in this type of simple, informal design. Catherine used a red wine-colored velvet sofa and an oversized tapestry of a Spanish-style courtyard to add texture, giving the space a stunning appearance.
Venetian plaster is used throughout the walls in this Spanish Colonial Revival home. Archways and elaborate light fixtures add to the Old World feeling, while southwestern-inspired tiles create visually enticing stairs.
Deep woods and cobalt blue upholstery creates a stark contrast in this Spanish dining room. Old World-inspired furnishings, from the chandelier to the china cabinet, reflect the timeless feel of the style.
Wooden barstools boast curved, hand-carved details reminiscent of traditional Moroccan furniture adding a modern Mediterranean touch to this bar. Hand-stamped tiles introduce a Spanish style element that keeps with Mediterranean-inspired theme.
Beautiful archways lead into the welcoming dining room, which features an Old World-inspired dining table and chairs, complete with a wrought iron chandelier above. Stairs leading up to the second floor are highlighted by Spanish tiles.
A curved brick-and-concrete driveway leads up to a beautiful hacienda, inspired by Spanish and Mexican design. Classic terracotta roof tiles pair with stucco walls, while a gorgeous lawn and plantings create ultimate curb appeal.
A traditional wood headboard with Spanish design centers this sophisticated yet rustic bedroom. Architectural details, like exposed wood beams and wood window trim, add warmth to the space. Simple white bedding pairs with cobalt blue pillows and quilt for Mexican-inspired color.
Inspired by Spanish and Mexican interior design, this Dallas home is made for entertaining large crowds, as well as small family gatherings. Centered around a stucco fireplace, the living room furniture creates a cozy, intimate grouping. A large built-in houses favorite collectibles and frames a gilded piece of art.
A stone accent wall defines the bar area and adds natural texture. Moroccan-inspired pendant lights hang at eye-level for a cozy, bohemian effect that visually lowers the ceiling height. Blue-and-white Spanish style tile sets the tone for the rest of the house and the cool-hued bar.
Moroccan details inspired the custom laser-cut aluminum screens, hand-carved Spanish cedar doors, custom stone mosaics and special finishes, which are woven through the interior of this Murray Hill townhouse in New York City. These details capture the essence of the Moroccan influence while still maintaining the modern visual and spatial language.
The owner's affection for Moroccan details inspired custom laser-cut aluminum screens, hand-carved Spanish cedar doors and special finishes that are woven through the interior of SPG Architects’ Murray Hill Townhouse in New York City. These details capture the essence of the Moroccan influence while maintaining the modern visual and spatial language inherent in SPG's design.
Broken Spanish is designed to inspire the adventurous and sophisticated eater while welcoming them with the living-room like qualities of your favorite abuelita. The deep matte blue ceiling in the Abuela Room cools down the otherwise bright and lively space.