Louveira Building apartment brings together 1940s style and broken-plan living

Brazilian designer Ana Sawaia has renovated a home in an iconic São Paulo apartment block, creating a more open layout filled with vintage furniture and colourful patterned surfaces.

The 140-square-metre apartment is located in the Louveira Building, built in 1946 by architects João Batista Vilanova Artigas and Carlos Cascaldi.

Removing original walls helped to create more flexible living spaces

Sawaia felt it was important to celebrate the style of this era with the interior design. “My wish was that when people entered the apartment, they felt like they were at the 1940s Louveira,” she told Dezeen.

However, the original layout

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