Brocado Cabinet in Cabreúva Wood - With artisans from Brazil

by YANKATU Brazil

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Estimated production time: 12 weeks

Dimension LxWxH (cm): 43x57x145
Limited Editions Material : Cabreuva solid wood, Cotton threads dyed naturally
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The “Brocado Cabinet” is made in solid Cabreúva wood. It is a multifunctional piece with a timeless design that values Brazilian artisanal work.

The traditional embroidery exudes from the fabric and falls on the bronze glass to fill up the door of the Brocado Cabinet vitrine, made in solid Cabreúva wood. The tones of the naturally dyed yarns recall the colors of the paintings found in the churches and historic houses of Tiradentes (MG), probably made in the second half of the eighteenth century when the Rococo style, that came from Europe, brought with it lightness and light. The embroidery on the glass is the work of the artisan D. Maria Conceição de Paula, who with delicate hands and determined spirit is always willing to tread new paths.

As all the pieces produced by Yankatu, it is accompanied by its soul, a certificate of authenticity in the form of a small book that tells about the inspiration that gave birth to it and leaves blank pages so that its story can continue to be told by those who acquire it, turning it into something more, which does not change with fashion, which does not go by with time. To the contrary, it will move on from a generation to another, from hand to hand, each time with more stories to tell, each time incorporating the lives shared by it.

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Weight 40 kg
Dimensions 50 × 70 × 150 cm
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About the designer


My motivation comes from my soul and flows openly, on my life and in my work. I love what I do and I do it with intensity, I live every moment and I transmit all this emotion. In each project I immerse myself deeply in the region, in their craft and in the lives of the people who make them, it is a dive governed by research and by my soul, guided by the heart, done with respect and with the rhythm dictated by time. I get transformed and provoke transformations, and these atitudes reflect in the surroundings and beyond. I believe that design and art are one of the ways to value and eternalize the ancestral knowledge of Brazilian traditional crafts and the importance of nature around us, and so I use all tools that I have to create a quilt of infinite possibilities, full of feelings. Through Yankatu I expose not only my work, I bring with me the dreams and works of the artisans and instigate new dreams. The tangible part of this work are the pieces that intertwine my touch with the lives that share their moments with me. The other part, immeasurable, is in continuous development, in a mixture of art and freedom, with no date to finish. It is a continuous development, in a relationship created around respect and trust. My desire, to be able to do this as long as I live.

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New Solid is a vision to feel and live with art. It is the first show of Casa Nueva, a livable gallery space and apartment hotel initiated by designers River Valadez and Sebastián Arroyo Hoebens, built on the idea that art can be inhabited. We invite visitors to participate in the dialogue among transdisciplinary works from the contemporary art and design scene. It concerns functional art designed and conceived by artists from two magnificent cities, Mexico City and New York, in a correlation founded in geometry, technology, and crafts. The artworks, bliss for the contemplative eye and a joy to use, will invite the beholder to examine the floating and multidimensional character of concepts such as mass, volume, or weight. The location, equipped as a functional living space, can be found in the historical center of Mexico City. The event will be part of the Design Week Mexico festivities in partnership with Adorno, acting as the international design and logistics platform, as well as Ángulo Cero, an Art Gallery with astonishing designs located in Mexico City, and with the support of Yunuen Sariego, promoter and curator of contemporary art based in Mexico City.