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Principia Design: A Nautical Themed Beach House

The calming sounds and sights of the ocean in Mozambique set the scene for this beautiful nautical themed beach house by Principia Design.

Seaside bliss in Ponta

Ponta in Southern Mozambique is best known for its blissful beaches and water activities. Offshore diving and deep-sea fishing are some of the more popular sports in the area. When tasked with creating a blissful seaside retreat, Principia Design subsequently found inspiration in the ocean. They therefore put together this magical, upmarket holiday home along Ponta’s coast.

A feast of textures

The design direction was a subtle modern nautical theme with neutral colours and textures blended with tarnished brass accents, rope features, and stone pieces. It was also an ideal opportunity for the design team to put forward some of the Exclusive Spaces product range they had been hard at work in developing. The result is a dreamy vacation spot that has an immediate therapeutic effect.

Exquisite lighting

Modern lighting sets this home apart. Rather than single pendants suspended alone, designers opted for grouped lighting to make a dramatic statement, not just in the kitchen, but also over the open plan dining space. Natural tones and textures were further added to bring about a sense of earthiness and depth to the home.

Cool, calm & sophisticated

The same muted colour palette extends to the bedroom. Here, brass details shine through lighting and beautiful nautical porthole-styled mirrors on the walls. The bedroom, like the rest of the home is packed with elegant touches. Furthermore, it feels naturally calm and sophisticated.

The home makes the most of both indoor and outdoor space, with the focal point being the big blue ocean just outside. Who wouldn’t want to spend time mesmerised by these soothing sights.

Meet the designers

Principia Design realises unique bespoke spaces that captivate, inspire and successfully solve the individual needs of clients. They are an internationally active creative design firm with offices in Johannesburg, Cape Town and London. They provide clients with a personalised turnkey project solution in interior design and architecture.

Follow along and check out their other projects and services at Principia Design.

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