Product ID: 00041
"Toto" bar cart in freijó wood encased in stainless steel, containing wooden boxes in cedar, freijó, ipê and tauari wood. Leather "leash" allows piece to be moved. Awarded "Linha de Móveis - Instituto dos Arquitetos do Brasil" prize in 2006. Part of the Etel collection.
About Isay Weinfeld
Isay Weinfeld is today one of Brazil’s most exciting contemporary architects. He is responsible for the elegantly minimalistic designs of several boutiques, restaurants, hotels and homes throughout São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, including the luxurious Hotel Fasano. His furniture is characterized by clean, angular lines and echoes the forms of 1950’s Brazilian design.
Isay Weinfeld was born in São Paulo in 1952. He graduated in 1975 from the School of Architecture at Mackenzie University. He was a professor of Theory of Architecture at the same school and of Kinetic Expression at the School of Communications of the Fundação Armando Álvares Penteado. In 2002, The work of Weinfeld and that of fellow architect Marcio Kogan was selected to be exhibited at the 25th International Biennale of São Paulo. Both architects have participated in several exhibitions that addressed urban issues associated with São Paulo. In 2004, Isay was assigned the Architectural Project for the 26th International Biennale of São Paulo.
Codria goeldiana, Boraginaceae
Freijó, Frei-Jorge, Louro-pardo, Louro-amarelo and Louro-da-serra, Freijó-branco, Freijó-preto, Freijó-rajado, Freijó-verdadeiro and Cordia preta.
Freijó consists of a straight almost perfectly cylindrical trunk with a commercial height of 7 to 26 meters and diameter from 45 to 61 centimeters. Although for commercial purposes it will not surpass 26 meters, in areas of optimum growth, the Freijó tree can reach up to 40 meters in height and 90 centimeters in diameter.
The heartwood has a yellowish-gray or even a chestnut brown-hued light-grayy color, in either a uniform manner or with faint parallel darker stripes and on rare occasions a rosy tone can be found. The sapwood has a gray or grayish white color ranging from 1.5 to 5 centimeters. It is generally straight grained with a glossy surface that is moderately rough to the touch.