Lenny Kravitz is an outstanding artist. As a Grammy Award-winning artist and designer, Lenny mixes genres, periods, and styles. The 57-year-old rock star keeps breaking boundaries and creating new paths.
Since creating Kravitz Design, Lenny Kravitz has designed hotels in Miami, Las Vegas, etc. Plus, he made a line of products from furniture to ceramic titles. One of the most impacting personal projects is this Brazilian coffee plantation outside Rio de Janeiro.
Lenny first came in touch with the Brazilian culture when he was on tour. The Rockstar feels that something powerful attracts him to this place. Thanks to one of his friends call, Lenny Kravitz, just after his tour, he went to check out the house.
Lenny was starstruck when he got to the house, thanks to the beautiful landscape. Mountains surrounded them with waterfalls, cows, horses, monkeys, etc.
This stunning Brazilian home made Lenny Kravitz put a pause in his professional life. However, reality came to life, and Kravitz returned to his professional life.
Two years passed, and the singer came back to Brazil. This time he bought the nearly 1,000-acre spread to continue with the farm operations. While creating a welcoming space for his friends and family. It is a place to get out of stress and relax.
The home is a veritable village of 19-century Portugueses colonial-style farmhouses and outbuildings. That Lenny Kravitz turned them into guest rooms. Plus a gym, a pool house, and a recording studio.
To begin the renovations, Lenny started by brightening the place. The interiors were old school and needed a renovation.
Inside this beautiful Lenny Kravitz´s Brazilian Home
During the renovations, Lenny regularly visited the home to check on the renovations. When he was busy, he would facetime the workers. The Rockstar also started to ship furniture to Brazil.
Lenny incorporated furniture by Brasilian masters such as Oscar Niemeyer, Sergio Rodrigues, and Jorge Zalszupin. Along with Brazilian titles and other local flourishes. Additionally, he added midcentury furniture and some bespoke pieces from his design company.
Lenny Kravitz invited his artist friends to visit and give an opinion on the decoration. So they would have their décor contributions. The artist himself made his statement in his house.
The end of the renovations put the house together. But for the artist, the renovations were about preserving the natural beauty of the Brazilian Home.
Souce: Architectural Digest