The Art of Storage: Domingos Lopes' Porto House by UrbaStudios

Quartz composite tops kitchen cabinets clad in plastic laminate. Photography by João Morgado.

Storage racks for paintings were custom-designed in painted steel for the art studio on the house’s lowest level. Photography by João Morgado.

Propped up in the living area is art­work by the house’s owner, Domingos Lopes. Photography by João Morgado.

Furnishings include a table from India. Photography by João Morgado.

Balustrades incorporate nylon fishing net. Photography by João Morgado.

Stair treads are pine. Photography by João Morgado.

Handmade floor tiles in pigmented concrete set the kitchen apart. Photography by João Morgado.

Nuno Alves de Carvalho looks down from the mezzanine library. Photography by João Morgado.

Tinted concrete, used for floor­ing throughout, also surfaces the guest bathroom’s walls. Photography by João Morgado.

OSB built-ins rise through the center of the house. Photography by João Morgado.

The bedroom retains its shutters from the early 20th century. Photography by João Morgado.