This project is a maquette representation of a bedroom design that was part of a larger 'sustainable home' project. The primary focus of the concept was the functional use of sustainable materials; specifically the cork feature wall, bamboo flooring and bamboo textiles. Cork was chosen for its sustainable production in that the tree is not cut down, rather the bark is stripped from it. Bamboo was chosen as it is fast growing and also uses far less water than cotton.
Aesthetically, the goal was to create a room that feels cheerful and warm, but also has a sense of calm. The Aztec style fits the brief as it puts emphasis on natural materials, and also adds bright accent colours, pattern, contrast, and lots of texture.
By keeping furniture minimal, having white walls, and having a concealed walk through wardrobe behind the bed, the room has a fairly minimalistic base. This helps balance the room, allowing the finishes to shine, and the room to grow with the person who lives in it.