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I tore these pages out of World of Interiors a few years ago, but have held on to them because they completely blew me away.  Check out this truly inspirational villa in Caracas designed by Italian architect, designer and artist extraordinaire, Giò Ponti.  I can’t say enough about the splendour of this house – dubbed ‘La Quinta El Cerrito’ (translates to ‘The Little Hill House’).  I particularly love the Harlequin-inspired marble floors, the revolving yellow cabinets (to hide the controversial stag heads), the indoor raised flower beds, the single ‘walnut bed’ and the pattered ceilings.  It’s all a bit mad – but together it works perfectly.  The house was finished in 1957 – but 50 years later looks incredibly contemporary… now  that is visionary!



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