Hand painted tiles are a form of art, painting tiles with a delicacy that only the masters of the crafts can perform, that has been representing a portuguese tradition with hundreds of years. Master Bedroom Ideas is here to show you some of exclusive brand Boca do Lobo‘s luxury design using this ancient technique: azulejo.
Portugal, the country of whimsical beaches, Porto wine, seafood, and also azulejos. Even people who aren’t familiar with the term, they visually recall the ceramic tiles painted in blue artistic patterns, repeated in many historical buildings or as rich accent elements such as house numbers. Profoundly linked to architectural use, it is usually applied as wall covering decoration, layering large surface areas on both the inside and outside of buildings.
It is a very much praised form of art, so in 2017, portuguese government approved a law that came to protect the facade of historical buildings that are decorated with antique architectural forms such as crafted wood, azulejos and carved stone. Exclusive brand Boca do Lobo also aims to protect Portugal’s heritage when it comes to craftsmanship and so many of its most emblematic pieces use ancient techniques such as joinery and azulejo.
The Heritage Nightstand is influenced by the Azulejo, a landmark in Portuguese culture. Originating from the Arabic word zellige, this traditional hand-painted tile can be found all over the country, from churches to houses and gardens and was often used to tell tales of Portuguese history. This piece creates a graceful ambience, and completes your bedroom design becoming the statement piece your master bedroom needed.
This Coleccionista Bookcase allows you to choose the drawers’ typology according to your tastes and preferences. You may even be inspired by all Boca do Lobo pieces to chose different types of drawers. This Coleccionista can be placed on or against a wall or it can serve as a separator division. The drawers have double sided in order you can decorate both divisions, as well as to ensure the functionality of this piece of furniture. On the Covet House Douro, that works as a showroom for Covet Group’s pieces, there is a suite designed by Boca do Lobo that uses the Coleccionista as a headboard and it looks just stunning.
Hand-painted tiles have gained a privileged place in architecture throughout the centuries. Portugal has adopted them like no other country has and in order to honor the Portuguese hand-painted tiles, Boca do Lobo created Heritage Sideboard. This piece of luxury furniture presents a different number of layers, where each one tells a different story.
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