A NEW LOVE- Lorenzo Castillo

i have a new favorite home, a new favorite interior designer, new inspiration- a new love!

interior designer lorenzo castillo’s home, also his studio and showroom, in the heart of madrid is the most elegant residence i’ve seen in quite a while. something very special, unique, authentic, as well as, elegant, refined, sophisticated- love!

the 11,000 square foot space in a former convent, featured in the new elle decor, photographed by one of my favorite photographers, simon upton, is the perfect mix of pedigreed antiques, vintage pieces along with many designs by castillo himself- a new love!

i love the range of blues throughout. the range of prints and patterns- paisleys, florals, stripes, ikats. i love the expansive drawing room with multiple seating areas, especially the ivory sofas tipped in blue. the gallery with an eclectic mix of rattan chairs, upholstery and antiques- chic! the courtyard with jansen wicker daybeds- obsessed! my new favorite thing, sanderson wallpaper in the guest room and living room- love!

i love beauty, i love inspiration, i love lorenzo castillo! nothing like a new love!


the gallery- i love the eclectic mix of furniture, especially the 50’s rattan arm chairs

robins egg sitting room- sofa upholstered in david hicks fabric- chic!

entrance hall- an 18th century rug the center table

the drawing room- i love the ivory sofas tipped in navy

the drawing room- a day bed upholstered in  blue and white josef frank fabric sits in front of a japanese screen

the library- op art prints and paintings hang above lacquered and brass shelving designed by castillo

dining room- love the blue banquette, mirrors and 19th century chandeliers

the kitchen- a louis xvi marble top table and 1970’s italian chairs

a lantern designed by castillo hangs over the staircase leading to the gallery

the foyer

the courtyard- 1960’s jansen daybeds upholstered in madeleine castaing fabric

the master bedroom- wallpaper designed by castillo

the guest room- i love the red sanderson wallpaper- chic!


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  1. love this Elle decor issue! Wish I could fine that Madeleine casting fabric used on the conservatory lounge chairs! It’s beautiful!

  2. Oh I am in awe Mark!! Love the outdoor terrace and many of the images with the walls of art! Very dramatic.

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