The majestic Serengeti Plains were the basis for a contemporary African inspired furniture range by US-based designer Adriana Hoyos. Using rich hardwood grains available in a selection of finishes, the aptly titled Africa Collection features the distinctive markings of the giraffe moulded in a striking cutout pattern that is used in chair backrests, headboards, sideboards and table bases. The patterns are accentuated with upholstery materials like leather in neutral or contrasting shades.
[Image credits: top, Africa Chairs and Africa Cocktail Table; centre Africa Patterned Buffet; bottom, Africa Patterned Bed – Adriana Hoyos]
Other designs in the contemporary African inspired furniture range take inspiration from weaving traditions, using strips that contrast the woods used. Adriana’s designs are simple, chic and elegant, and also include dining room tables and chairs, end tables, ottomans and sofas.
[Image credit: Africa Woven Chairs and Africa Patterned Cocktail Table – Adriana Hoyos]
With over twenty-five years in the interiors industry, designer Adriana Hoyos is inspired by global textures and arts and infuses this into her work, along with inspiration drawn from her native Latin American roots, the basis for her furniture collections. Through her eponymous interior design and furniture brands Adriana’s portfolio encompasses residential, commercial and hospitality sector projects undertaken in countries including the US, Panama, Ecuador, Mexico and the Bahamas.