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Saravá

Saravá! Saravá is a word that reflects Brazilian heterogeneity. The word derives from the Bantu languages, brought to Brazil through slavery between XVI to the XIX century. Today it is a common expression to greet or welcome someone. It comes up in various song lyrics and everyday conversations, especially among […]

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Clarisse Romeiro

EN VEREDAS is an atelier specialized in the creation of textile patterns. The production is the result of the continuous research and conception creation of the designer Clarisse Romeiro. Each collection is inspired by a specific theme deeply linked to the Brazilian culture. Clarisse Romeiro’s work has been recently recognized […]

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Les azulejos géométriques et le design brésilien

Sabiá présente Lurca au BHV Marais (Galeries Lafayette Group) / Juillet – Novembre 2016 Sabiá présente, pour la première fois en France, la marque Lurca. En provenance de São Paulo, Lurca perpétue la tradition des azulejos géométriques, issue du courant moderniste des années 50 au Brésil. Les azulejos Lurca exposés dans […]

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Burle Marx, art and landscape

  Roberto Burle Marx (1909-1994), Brazilian landscape architect and artist   Burle Marx was born in São Paulo, but soon moved to Rio de Janeiro with his family. With 19 years old, he went to Berlin, where he studied painting and learned about German Expressionism and Cubism, which would later influence his work in South […]

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Sabiá s’invite au BHV Marais

This content is available in French only Published by BHV Marais on 2016/09/30 SABIA S’INVITE AU BHV MARAIS DIY Brico / Déco Pour bien finir la semaine du PARIS DESIGN WEEK, LE BHV Marais invite Sabiá et vous présente le design brésilien. Sabiá présente, pour la première fois en France, la marque […]

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LINA

Lina Bo Bardi (1914-1992), Brazilian/ Italian architect and designer Lina Bo Bardi was born in Rome in 1914 and at 25 years old was a graduate in architecture from the University of Rome. Soon, Lina moved to Milan where in addition to working on architectural projects, she was an editor for […]

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Sabiá on RG

This content is available in Portuguese only Published by RG Magazine on 2016/09/15   http://siterg.uol.com.br/lifestyle/2016/09/15/sabia-de-paris-socias-representam-o-design-brasileiro-na-cena-internacional/#2  

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The cobogó and the Brazilian design

The cobogó was designed in the 1920s in Recife, a city located in the northeast region of Brazil. Its name derives from the combination of its creators’ last names: the Portuguese Amadeu Oliveira Coimbra, the German Ernesto August Boeckmann and the Brazilian Antônio de Góis. While working in the civil […]

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The Neo-Concrete Experience

The Neo-Concrete Movement was born of the rupture with the Concrete Movement, which was introduced in Brazil in the early 50s inspired by groups such as Bauhaus, De Stijl, Sovietic Construtivism and Ulm. Differently from the Concretes that saw art as a rational expression based in geometry compositions, the Neo-concretes believed that art was not only […]

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What makes Brazilian design so unique

cover picture: Ala das Baianas da Portela, photo Widger Frota It is a challenge to talk about Brazilian design and assign its identity to the image of a single object. It was necessary to choose a picture, from a popular festival, to be able to express this language through a […]

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Athos Bulcão, Master of Brazilian tiles

Athos Bulcão (1918 – 2008), Brazilian artist Athos Bulcão was born in Rio de Janeiro in 1918. In the 1940s, with just only 21 years old, he was introduced to Cândido Portinari, one of the most acclaimed Brazilian artist. He assisted Portinari with the murals for São Francisco de Assis Church, […]