Portugal is internationally renowned for its stunning furniture design, heritage and high-quality craftsmanship.
Here at Kassavello, we specialise in sourcing the finest handcrafted Portuguese furniture from a range of luxury designer brands across the country and we provide tailored, bespoke furniture service for interiors and architects which includes complex finishes and detailing.
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Working alongside talented interior designers on bespoke projects is a wonderful experience. Follow our journey and find out more about us, our products, and our bespoke service. Above all, get inspired!
A bespoke design journey with Homes One Interiors Chelsea is arguably one of the most desirable places to live in London. So when interior design atelier Homes One were tasked with furnishing two modern residential projects – two apartments – within the area they were keen to take a bold approach, ensuring that the properties would stand out within the marketplace through the incorporation of exquisite bespoke furniture and distinctive styling. Having collaborated on previous projects with us, the Homes One team involved Kassavello in the modern residential project at a very early stage to determine the scope and possibilities for a variety of branded items and bespoke furniture. Not only were the aims of the project high but as with so many similar projects there was a strict timeline to adhere to and a budget to comply with. Facilitating early conversations ensured that the Homes One design team could...
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In a recent interview focused on the challenges brought about by Covid-19, Luis De Oliviera, founder of De La Espada reflected the thoughts of many in the interior design industry when he said: “It’s a moment to show a bit of vulnerability…. there are no superheroes unless you work in the hospitals. We’re all just mere mortals worrying about money and uncertainty…. we can make statements of intent but there’s no shame in saying I’m worried.” There have undoubtedly been a myriad of challenges brought about through the global pandemic which have changed both industry and client perspectives. As the world begins to work through the easing of restrictions and discover what a ‘new normal’ may look like some key themes have emerged on both sides. 1. 360 degree support of the supply chain is vital to the industry’s success Despite the impetus of recent years to ensure...
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The renowned 1933 essay ‘In Praise of Shadows’ by the Japanese author and novelist Jun’ichiro Tanizaki, has been described as ‘an exercise in mindfulness’. Discussing the virtues of shadow and subtlety which imbue traditional Japanese aesthetics, Tanizaki argues that the West, through its appetite for progress is continuously searching for light and clarity which can be harsh and unforgiving, whilst the subdued forms of oriental art represent an underappreciated tranquillity. Furthermore, Tanizaki contemplates the layered tones of various kinds of shadows and their ability to reflect materials with patina and sheen such as gold embroidery and cloudy crystals. The delicacy, softness and nuances created by such contrast are praised as ‘understated’ and ‘natural’ and central to an appreciation of mindfulness. As the darker Autumn nights creep in, there is a pull towards embracing dark walls, moody blues and graphite blacks to create drama and ambience within both residential and commercial...
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