From the Curator

The creative landscape of Brazil today is extremely collaborative. A key aspect to understanding the country’s output of contemporary design is to recognize how young the country is — and with that, of course, how new is its culture of design. Since the 1940s, the main material and source of inspiration for designers has been the land’s great variety of wood, and this material has shaped Brazilian design for generations. More recently, however, local artisans have begun to take a closer look at other natural resources that are native to and abundant in the country, while exploring their cultural roots, applying their folkloric habits and traditional techniques to contemporary design.


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  • Carol Gay was born in Sao Paulo in 1976. She graduated in the year…
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  • Born in Porto Alegre, capital of Rio Grande do Sul (RS), the largest state…
  • In 2008, designers Carolina Armellini and Paulo Biacchi created the Fetiche Design Studio seeking to gain total autonomy in…
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  • Cultivado em Casa is a creative studio founded in 2013. With its particular interest…
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  • Made entirely with hands and heart, every piece created in Nicole Toldi's studio is…
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  • Born and raised in Maria da Fé, a city in the mountainous region of…
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  • Luiz Pedrazzi studied architecture and then turned toward his great passion, design, opening his…
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