Moving away from out-of-the-box interior design solutions is always more difficult to say than do. We are naturally driven to the structure we are familiar with, but what we really want are rooms that reflect our own personal styles and memories.
Marianne Fassler, a well known South African fashion designer, bases her eclecticism on various elements which bring an African-inspired touch. Untraditional western decorative components give these a warm and lived-in feeling.
Using fundamental furniture pieces of any style, new or refurbished, combined with the cultural esthetic important to you, make the space reflect who you are and how you want others to see you.
Photos from the book “Maximalist Interiors,” by Encarna Castillo.