Amidst the captivating landscapes of Bali, a fascinating interplay of design comes to the forefront. This article examines the juxtaposition of tradition and modernity through an in-depth exploration of two exquisite villa designs, captured by the lens of
Bali’s magical ambiance fills this tropical house in Gili Air, reflecting the location’s rich tapestry of design and lifestyle. Part of Rimba Villas, this property is a tranquil haven that’s steeped in history and cradled by a flourishing tropical landscape.
Outside of the villa, a modest swimming pool offers a place to take a cool dip while the surrounding terrace is used for dining and sunbathing.
Inside the villa, rich wood-tone walls and ceilings exude Bali’s traditional essence. Concrete floors and uncomplicated furniture silhouettes provide soothing simplicity that allows the mind to relax.
The transition from the indoor space to the outdoor terrace is blurred under a wooden canopy, inviting an easy flow of life between the two zones.
A traditionally styled light-fitting hangs from thick wooden ceiling beams, displaying hand-carved Balinese motifs.
Bamboo window blinds filter out the sun to keep the interior cool. Indoor plants pull in the tropical beauty of the island.
Wooden bifold doors draw back to connect the first bedroom with the living space and, most importantly, with the outdoor living area, swimming pool, and lush garden view. A blue-green bed runner threads the hue of the cool pool water and the tropical plants into the fresh white bedroom decor scheme.
An outdoor shower allows the occupants of the villa to freshen up under the morning sun or beneath the twinkle of a star-filled sky. A border of plants immerses the bather in nature and builds a convenient ledge for toiletries.
A second bedroom is furnished with a wooden
An open wardrobe receives a small selection of clothes. Next to it, a built-in vanity table is accessorized with a comfortable chair and a small wall mirror.
A doorway leads to the ensuite bathroom.
A private balcony overlooks the garden. Traditional artwork adorns the bedroom walls.
Inside the ensuite master bathroom, a large vanity mirror is framed with traditional Balinese design.
The shower space is clad in rugged gray wall tiles and rich wood paneling, creating a bold contrast of textures and tones. Matching stone soap dispensers keep the shower area free of garish colors and labels.
Out on the balcony of the master bedroom, a couple of outdoor chairs make an inviting spot to enjoy a drink and conversation.
The corner of the grassy garden has a small patio, furnished with chairs and a small table.
Double doors close off the private garden.
This luxury modern haven is located in Seminyak, Bali. A sapphire blue swimming pool sparkles in the sunshine, highlighting the edge of a sleek modern sun terrace.
The villa is a display of linear, contemporary design. White render smooths over the single-story abode, juxtaposed by moments of natural stonework.
Inside the luxury Balinese villa, the decor is refined and modern. Cool white walls are warmed by wooden decor elements, such as trendy wood-slatted paneling around the TV.
A modern coffee table is teamed with a plush couch to style a comfortable lounge area. A sleek media console unit matches the coffee table’s glossy finish.
A white kitchen installation fades into the fresh white background of the villa. Golden stools line up along the kitchen peninsula to fashion a convenient breakfast bar.
The formal eating area is furnished with a
Stepping stones playfully tiptoe across the grassy lawn. Double doors give access to a small courtyard that leads out onto the street.
Gleaming chrome taps and bathroom fittings provide a polished finish. Indoor plants fetch natural beauty into the modern bathroom design.
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