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August 18, 2013
From island cottages to city homes, these three Spanish abodes offer plenty of inspiration for anything from incorporating more color into your space to integrating your home into its natural surroundings.
Modern outdoor roof pool

 

Rug Designer Nani Marquina's Serene Home in Ibiza

In the living room, a pair of kilim-covered chairs by Philippe Xerri, a chest of drawers by Piet Hein Eek, and a handmade Tunisian rug provide bursts of color amidst the overall scheme of white, ecru, and cream.

Photo by: Albert Font

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Modern colorful living room with Philippe Xerri chairs and Tunisian rug

Rug Designer Nani Marquina's Serene Home in Ibiza

In the living room, a pair of kilim-covered chairs by Philippe Xerri, a chest of drawers by Piet Hein Eek, and a handmade Tunisian rug provide bursts of color amidst the overall scheme of white, ecru, and cream.

Photo by: Albert Font

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Hand-built beachfront home in the Canary Islands in Spain

On the Rocks

Built into the coastal rocks of the Canary Island of Tenerife, the natural ceiling is a striking feature of this wooden, waterfront cottage. 

Photo by: Gunnar Knechtel

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White living room with pops of color

Designer Jaime Hayon's Renovated Home in Spain

The Valencia flat of designer Jaime Hayon and photographer Nienke Klunder is filled with many of Hayon's own designs as well as vintage finds. "You need contrast," says Hayon, when it comes to materials or color. 

Photo by: Nienke Klunder

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Natural light studio with cement tile floors

 

Designer Jaime Hayon's Renovated Home in Spain

Hayon and Klunder’s nearby studio is an appealing place to work, with its high ceilings and historic cement tile floors.

Photo by: Nienke Klunder

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Dining table window view of the beach

 

On the Rocks

Cave dwelling so near the seemingly endless blue water has a distinctly no-frills vibe, but it’s hard to argue with the view. 

Photo by: Gunnar Knechtel

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Modern outdoor roof pool

 

Rug Designer Nani Marquina's Serene Home in Ibiza

In the living room, a pair of kilim-covered chairs by Philippe Xerri, a chest of drawers by Piet Hein Eek, and a handmade Tunisian rug provide bursts of color amidst the overall scheme of white, ecru, and cream.

Photo by: Albert Font

Photo by Albert Font.

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