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Nilufar takes over an iconic Mexican landmark with its contemporary furniture

Pedro Ramírez Vàzquez’s Modernist Mexican home was filled with contemporary furniture and rugs for design gallery Nilufar’s Mexico City debut.

Everything from trailing, necklace-like lamps designed by Analogia Projects to glossy, hand-painted wooden tables by Filippo Carandini took up residence in the house, which was completed by the late architect in 1958.

Ramírez Vàzquez lived at the property in El Pedregal de San Angel for 55 years until his death in 2013.

Its wood panelling and slabs of volcanic rock were the temporary backdrop, not only to Nilufar’s collection of furniture but also a series of rugs by the Italian brand cc-tapis. These were placed throughout the home, including in its covered courtyard, where an Aztec jaguar keeps guard.

The exhibition was created in partnership with design retailer Studio 84 to coincide with Mexico City Art Week 2024. You can see the installation in the gallery above.

Photography: Alejandro Ramirez Orozco
Photography: Alejandro Ramirez Orozco

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