Christ, The Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro

Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro had the eyes of the world on its beautiful sights roughly three years ago as more than 10,000 premier athletes arrived to compete in the 2016 Summer Olympics. The dynamic city boasts 450 years of history and is home to famous attractions like the iconic Christ the Redeemer, an Art Deco statue of Jesus Christ that sits atop Mount Corcovado. Rio is the land of a massive annual carnival that draws nearly a million tourists each year. This colorful celebration takes place 40 days before Easter and features an elaborate parade and wild street parties. The geography of the area includes the sea, mountains and forests, making Rio an enticing spot to visit year-round. Bring a little bit of Rio’s eclectic atmosphere into your abode with these pieces.

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Free-spirited and fresh, the Van Teal Copa Cabana chandelier from the Brazilian Nights collection brings a tropical element to your décor with brightly colored acrylics on a curvaceous metal frame. Each semitransparent, colorful accent is offset by the darker copper-and-black finish on this distinctive, five-light chandelier. $898, available from Wilson Lighting (

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Let nothing go to waste. Kata bowls are found objects made of recycled wood, carefully cleaned and retreated for you. A Kata is perfect in its imperfection – slightly askew, its soft dips and rises revealing themselves to the fingertips, its warm color variations unduplicated from one bowl to the next. $309, available from Ethan Allen (

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The Elmont round end table is simple and elegant, owing to a delicate profile, simple cove shape on the top edge and tapered legs capped with brass ferrules. The table has a clean, modern feel and a beautiful finish that reflects its traditional influences. The aprons are embellished with burled walnut veneers, adding subtle contrast to its sunburst cathedral walnut veneered top. $1,549, available from Ethan Allen.

Robyn is LN's digital editor and a staff writer. Proud alumna of Notre Dame High School in St. Louis and Eastern Illinois University. Avid coffee drinker, dog lover, concertgoer and word nerd.