Shakira shows off her all-white living room
Colombian-born singer Shakira is a world pressure with a property portfolio that stretches from a personal island within the Bahamas to a Miami mansion. It’s her house in Barcelona, Catalonia; nonetheless, that serves as the final word trove of inside inspiration.
Shakira, who’s finest recognized for her hits At any time when, Wherever, and Hips Do not Lie, shared a glimpse into the city house that she reportedly shared together with her former husband, Gerard Piqué. And whereas Barcelona is named a color-filled metropolis (brimming with galleries and vibrant Gaudí constructions), Shakira’s house is strikingly monotone.
The singer shared her all-white living room ideas (under) following a studio session – and although the room is darkly lit – the impartial palette shines by. As do her gymnastic expertise…
The query as as to if white and gray are falling out of fashion for 2023 continues to divide designers – however it might appear (no less than one among) these ‘timeless’ hues has approval from Shakira, who has drenched her residing area with white paint, textiles, and equipment.
Whereas the room presents lots to admire, Shakira’s pure white sofa – which dominates the realm – is a stand-out characteristic – and units the tone for the remainder of her furnishings. The singer pairs a white glass gentle with an off-white cupboard and a equally toned rug that brings a touch of heat in opposition to the picket flooring.
Crisp white curtains costume the window, and the ethereal materials continues (relatively unconventionally) across the room. The white materials is seen behind the TV and on the wall behind the beforehand talked about couch – making a cocooning, color-drenched aesthetic.
You’d be forgiven for assuming that white is Shakira’s favourite shade (by way of inside design, no less than) since her Barcelona lounge will not be the one white area on her Instagram.
She additionally reveals her color ideas in a white and cream bed room in one other submit – full with a big white mattress, off-white curtains, and a portray that creates a distinction within the in any other case impartial room.
Designer Jen Dallas (opens in new tab) helps this shade injection – suggesting that pairing white with pockets of shade will assist maintain the colour in style in any case.
‘White will all the time be in style. It’s all the way you current the white that issues,’ she says.
‘I’ve shoppers that love the impartial feeling of a grey and/or white palette, and when achieved effectively, it will probably look wonderful. You simply have to concentrate to the opposite elements and items positioned within the room utilizing these colours so the room gained’t really feel too chilly. After I design with all white or grey, I pay particular consideration to textures, Whether or not it’s a leather-based couch, wooden espresso desk, or the feel of linen material.’
In Shakira’s case, the colour comes from the wooden-hued flooring (in her residing area) and the paintings within the bed room. Nevertheless, as Jen suggests, the variations are removed from restricted.