Choosing the perfect fit - what is the right size for your new dining table? - Martelo and Mo

Choosing the perfect fit - what is the right size for your new dining table?

While the kitchen is the heart of the home, the dining tables are the place of fun social gatherings, where conversations can last for hours over a hearty meal and endless wine. It's a place where you can be with your family after a long day; and where memories are made and cherished. 

Dining tables are the focal points of the rooms, and when choosing the perfect size, there are a few things to consider. Factors such as size and proportions, design style, function and someone's needs all play a role in determining the ideal dimensions for your dream table.

What is better - dining benches versus dining chairs or a combination of both? - Martelo and Mo

What is better - dining benches versus dining chairs or a combination of both?

When furnishing a dining room, we face several dilemmas. One of the biggest decisions is whether to go with dining benches versus chairs.

Both have their benefits, but which option is better? In this post, we'll look closer at the pros and cons of dining benches and chairs, considering factors such as space, design, style, functionality, and cost.

Read on and find out which option can work better with your home decor and needs.

Is hardwood furniture worth the investment? - Martelo and Mo

Is hardwood furniture worth the investment?

Hardwood furniture has always been popular among homeowners and interior designers for its durability, beauty, and timeless appeal. 

However, the high price tag of hardwood furniture often raises eyebrows and questions from those looking to furnish their home on a budget. 

In this blog, we will discuss why hardwood furniture is pricey and if it's worth the investment.

Meet the Interior Designer - House by Kate - Martelo and Mo

Meet the Interior Designer - House by Kate

 

Which material is best for your dining table? - Martelo and Mo

Which material is best for your dining table?

Our clients come to us and often ask, "what dining table is best to buy?"

This is an excellent question, and we certainly need to know the answer. The choice you make before buying your new dining table is the choice you will have to live with for a very long time. ⁠In our blog, we attempt to clearly outline the most popular types of dining tables and their pros and cons. By the end, you will be able to identify the best fit for you.⁠ 

The Interior Design Yearbook 2023 - Martelo and Mo

The Interior Design Yearbook 2023

Our recent work, which includes the Lagoa Dining Table and bespoke Pippy Oak Desk made in collaboration with Bergman and Mar for Penthouse Residence in Fitzrovia, was featured in The Interior Design Yearbook 2023. 
The 5 top trends in Furniture and Interior Design in 2023 - Martelo and Mo

The 5 top trends in Furniture and Interior Design in 2023

Are you looking to re-design your home this year? Would you like to know the top trends influencing interior design in 2023? This month we share with you our 5 top trends in Furniture and Interior Design.

We believe that the main drivers influencing this year's design trends will be Individualism, Confidence and Personality, which means we will see a wide range of beautiful and unique interiors. 

Living room and kitchen integrated by geometric painting - Martelo and Mo

Living room and kitchen integrated by geometric painting

The project by architect Ricardo Abreu bet on shades of green for walls and ceilings, the couple's favourite colour.

The living room and kitchen of this townhouse in Itaim Bibi, in the West zone of São Paulo, were integrated with geometric painting for a newly arrived couple from London who loves the colour green and wanted to add personality to their space.
Bespoke Furniture Design Service with Martelo and Mo - Martelo and Mo

Bespoke Furniture Design Service with Martelo and Mo

We love creating bespoke pieces and making your furniture dreams come true!

Whether you know what you want or aren't quite sure, we work with you throughout the design and production. We offer design solutions, provide CAD drawings and answer any questions you have. 

We work around your unique requirements and create the best match for your needs and wants.

Country Living Modern Rustic #20 - Martelo and Mo

Country Living Modern Rustic #20

You can find our conti stool in walnut in issue #20 of Country Living’s Modern Rustic magazine. We’re so delighted to be featured alongside so many wonderful and inspiring makers.

Photography by Nato Welton 

April 20, 2022 — Monika Equi
SheerLuxe: Meet The Interior Designer: Petra Arko - Martelo and Mo

SheerLuxe: Meet The Interior Designer: Petra Arko

Read the full article on SheerLuxe and learn more about talented designers we work with.

March 28, 2022 — Monika Equi
What are the types and characteristics of hardwoods we use? - Martelo and Mo

What are the types and characteristics of hardwoods we use?

Nowadays, hardwoods gained popularity due to their high-quality appearance and ability to add character to homes when used in joinery, furniture, construction, and flooring industries. The type of hardwood needed to create a piece of furniture depends solely on the kind of furniture being made and the strength and colour desired. 

March 16, 2022 — Monika Equi