PHOTOSHOOT AT MONTE DA AZARUJINHA

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This summer, we travelled to the Alentejo region of Portugal to capture our products in Monte da Azarujinha, a converted and extended farmhouse on the outskirts of Azaruja village in the Évora district. The 140-hectare property contains two buildings: one a century-old family home, and the second a newly constructed holiday accommodation. Both were designed by Aboim Inglez Arquitectos who worked to honour the existing construction and landscape while introducing new elements with a feeling of relevance and timelessness. The buildings, set at a right angle to one another, share a similar appearance due to the use of traditional materials and construction methods. Each has a low-slung form that integrates harmoniously with the surrounding landscape, and large sliding windows that offer breathtaking views while emphasising the connection between the built and natural environments. The interconnected interior spaces, featuring white plasterwork and polished concrete floors, flow into one another creating an openness. The colour white is repeated on the exterior to reflect the sun, keeping the interior cool in the warmer months. At Monte da Azarujinha a vast plain is punctuated by cork trees and sensitively-designed buildings, where everything works together as one.

Above image: Together Table, Low Settle, Bench, and Stool designed by Studioilse.

Photo credit: Yuki Sugiura

WITH THANKS TO

Wästberg, Pendant lamps
David Mellor, Pestle & Mortar
Møbler Store, Vase and Table lamp
A Vida Portuguesa, Glasses, Ceramics and Notebook
Kasthall, Rugs
Catarina Riccabona, Throw
Kalmar Werkstätten, Floor lamps
Diogo Barros Pires, Painting
Volga Linen, Curtain
Mid Mod Lisbon, Desk lamp and Birds
Studio Astolfi, Spinning tops
Cavalo de Pau, Artwork and Terracotta vessel
Oy Objects, Copper plate
Vintage Department, Brass candle holder

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Blanche Bergere, Elysia Lounge Chair, Nino Ottoman, and Sidekicks Coffee Table

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Planalto Sofa with Laurel Coffee Table and Laurel Side Table