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Natural resources for Bali home

by Simon Yuen on Nov 9, 2015 in Interiors
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Credit: Massimo Listri

Credit: Massimo Listri

Furniture designer Carlo Pessina has decorated his home in Bali with a selection natural resources

Carlo Pessina, founder and creative director of Carlo Contemporary Handcrafted Furniture, moved to Bali, Indonesia in 1979 from his homeland of Italy. The designer has recently picked some uncommon natural resources such as coconut shell, mother-of pearl and seashell to decorate his home in Bali.

CARLO_outdoor living room with Bea coffee table

Credit: Massimo Listri

The home is divided in three units: the main house, the guesthouse and the pool house, and the designer has used a selection of resources native to Indonesia throughout the interior.

Palimanan stone, commonly sourced from the region of Java, has been utilised for the floor and skirting around the walls and door-frames. Floors of other parts of the house have been transformed with terrazzo, reflecting his Italian heritage, combined with mother of pearl speckles in different colours and inserts of wood.

CARLO_outdoor hallway 1 (1)

Credit: Massimo Listri

The walls are finished with stucco cement in a beige tone, complemented by a traditional roof made from woven alang alang grass with a bamboo frame, ensuring the house stays cool inside.

Carlo Pessina brought outdoor furniture indoors by using tropical materials inside his home. The Penida Credenza was made from brown coconut shells and the Bea Coffee Table was created with light coconut shell and mother of pearl. Perhaps the highlight of this furniture is the Maluku armchair, which is adorned with white pebbles and sits by the side of the swimming pool.

CARLO_pavilion with Maluku armchair

Credit: Massimo Listri

 

 

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