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How to Furnish One of Luis Barragán's Modern Masterpieces

The oeuvre of Mexican modernist Luis Barragán continues to influence other architects more than 25 years after his death, giving rise to many would-be Barragán designs that carry on his penchant for marrying bright colors with austere modern forms. Taking inspiration is one thing, and certainly laudable, but decorating a masterpiece is an entirely different kettle of fish. In their March issue, Elle Decor takes on the challenge, pairing recreations of Barragán-designed rooms with richly colorful, striking pieces, like the ones featured above, which include a cast-resin sculpture by Oly, an Asprey bubble crystal vase, Ronan Bouroullec's Hole chair for Cappellini, and a glass-and-brass side table by Pilar Proffitt from Ralph Pucci. Peruse more highlights from this effort in decorative homage below:

↑In this room, a Moser crystal bowl, Poly Pop glass pendants by Token, and a handblown crystal, steel, and brass creation by Sklo.

↑Here we have a handblown goblet by Vetro Vero, a pair of crystal paperweights by Moser, a Vitreluxe salt cellar, a Rock Candy ring of gold, amethyst, and mother-of-pearl by Ippolita, and a light fixture of handblown, recycled Syrian glass from John Derian.

· In a New Light [Elle Decor]
· All Luis Barragán coverage [Curbed National]