Embracing Tropical Design in the Spirit of the Rio Olympics

It’s hard to leave the couch when you have the Olympics streaming 24/7. Is it just us or are you also humming “at the Copa, Copacabana” all day every day? This summer, we are channeling our Rio vibes. Here are some of our favorite design finds that give us our tropical fix.

USA’s Olympic House

Living walls, outdoor plants, and sandy tones – not too shabby.

Team USA's Olympic House

Photo by USOC

The Cold Pressed Juicery

Amsterdam-based juicery featuring big glass windows and green tiles, offering pure, raw cold-pressed juices.

Cold Press Juicery

Photo by Standard Studio

The Beverly Hills Hotel

This iconic Martinique wallpaper at the landmark Fountain Coffee Shop.

The Beverly Hills Hotel

Photo by Daily Mail

The Lodge Rio

This patio at The Lodge Rio, a hotspot hosting events and gatherings for the Rio Olympics.

The Lodge Rio

Photo by The Lodge Rio

The House of Hackney “Palmeral” Collection

An interesting blue twist in the Midnight/Azure colorway.

The House of Hackney Palmeral Collection

Photo by House of Hackney

The Happiest Hour

Pure wallpaper paradise at The Happiest Hour in the West Village, NYC.

The Happiest Hour_Bon Appetit

Photo by Bon Appetit

The Matthew Williamson “Cubana” Collection for Osborne & Little

Swooning over this flamingo paradise, featured in Matthew Williamson’s third wallpaper collection.

The Matthew Williamson Cubana Collection

Photo by Matthew Williamson

The Hygge & West x Justina Blakeny Collection

Come Mr. Tally man, tally me bananas – the bold and beautiful Nana Saffron colorway. #jungalowvibes

Hygge and West Nana Saffron Wallpaper

Photo by Hygge & West

The Yoo2 Hotel in Rio de Janeiro

Patterned tiles on walls, wooden furniture, plant-filled – a great spot to lounge in Rio.

The Yoo2 Hotel in Rio

Photo by DeZeen