ISSUE 67  |  Bring on the Spring

The Coolest Flat in Buenos Aires

April 12, 2013 9:30 AM

BY Christine Chang Hanway

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Remember the cool girl in school whose outfits always made you think, “I couldn’t pull that together in a million years”?

That’s how we feel about this personality-laden Buenos Aires flat, which features a strategic use of red and white with a mix of rough luxe textures and vintage furniture; it all adds up to an interior featuring panache, confidence, and a sense of humor.

Images via Viva Full House.

Above: Red bar stools and lamp shades provide points of interest in the kitchen.

Above: Despite the formal dining table, the red midcentury office chairs and open storage create a casual atmosphere.

Above: A whitewashed brick wall serves as the backdrop for an unconventional mix of patterns, textures, and furniture styles; all held together by bold injections of the color red.

Above: An unfinished wall becomes a design feature.

Above: A red and white striped awning provides much needed shade from the hot Argentine sun.

Looking for more Red inspiration? See 393 uses of Red in our Gallery of rooms and spaces.

N.B.: This post is an update; the original story ran on August 6, 2012.