Teo Vilela Garcia next to rosewood bookcase of L’atelier (1960), which houses objects and works of appreciation: from the top, from left to right, Indonesia baskets, watch (1970) of the São Paulo metro, a 3-year-old, your photo to caviúna pins (1960), engraving by Hercules Barsotti and vase insert German (1930)
Vintage never was so valued in the design. A signed, original and important piece of time, has the power to turn everything around. Encounter with a distinctly contemporary décor to which was added a “vintage” today. But, and live surrounded only by furniture and accessories of the decades of 1950 to 1970, and in an apartment of 60 ‘s preserved in the primordial plant? Interestingly, the comercianteTeo Vilela Gomes, 38 years old, lives in this manner in the neighborhood of Pinheiros, in Sao Paulo. Detail: without repeating the grandparents ‘ lifestyle.
Paulista de Araçatuba, the lawyer and interior designer Teo, the front of the store and the shed
homonyms specialize in vintage furniture that already yanked the English designer Jasper Conran compliments and the American theatre director Robert Wilson, is not at home, make a return to the middle of the last century, although aficionado and connoisseur. “I like what I like, makes me happy and is comfortable,” he says. In 1962, the property was all kept, parquet floor
of pink and ivory mahogany to light bronze mirrors. No wall was down. No room joined to be. Only the wallpapers chamalote type were banned and doors lost the exaggerated frames.
In be, sofa with backrest of straw (1960), from white and Black armchair & Raft (1968), of Jean Gillon
From your room, Teo listen open your gate store, on the sidewalk. It’s time to work, but not before picking up hot breads in CPL, mythical Street bakery, also famous for pizza slices that attract intellectuals plagued and heart pinheirenses in the evening, and prepare your orange juice in a juicer for 30 years, inherited from the mother. Chose to live there for the pleasure of doing everything on foot: Dance Academy, restaurants like Le Jazz and Brazilian rosewood, a walk in the nearby Jardim Paulista. With this same lack of pretense and fluidity the shopkeeper devised a décor that is 101% of the time and not dated — just as appliances, stove and refrigerator. “Without clutter, compose the decor so that the home becomes a puzzle. The way to put the pieces to make a contemporary air. ”
Explained only two chairs of Joaquim Tenreiro accompany the Florence Knoll dining table under the FontanaArte buff who was in the apartment from Dominici. Next, a fashion centre table is used as a sideboard. Ever the living room reveals a more classical configuration, in that parade in a chromatic game Brazilian rarities, wood (caviúnas, jacaranda trees) and of firms that would shake lovers and collectors from any corner of the world: the White sofas, Black Bookshelf & L’atelier, Raft, Chair of Jean Gillon, which still displays the original bolts, High Chair , to Oscar and Anna Maria Niemeyer, the geometric carpet of St. Helena, the mobile used in the filming of the anonymous feature film rare flowers (2013), by Bruno Barreto.
In featured, sofa with backrest of straw (1960), from White & Black
Teo does not hide that it’s in the rain the business – came to get customers in your home for
Show items more special. However, merchant’s soul is slowed down when it comes to exaggerated consumerism and expiration date. “I like good mobile construction, which does not spoil with the use. I’m happy to sell timeless pieces and never cease to give tips to buyers about your maintenance. Tv that has no useful life, for example, makes me angry. ” Dynamic and restless, he is always attentive to the design done today – “which is a plan,” delivery. An old new way of living and lead to life, with your eyes in the past and totally contemporary concerns.