The timeless classic Paulistano chair, designed in 1957 by Paulo Mendes da Rocha (2000 Mies van der Rohe Prize and 2006 Pritzker Prize honoree) gains a much anticipated outdoor version. Originally part of the Athletic Club of São Paulo, one of Rocha’s … Continue reading →
On May 21st and 22nd, Phillips de Pury & Company held a large auction of Latin American art uniting an impressive collection spanning over 5 decades of fine art produced by some of Latin America’s most influential artists. Highlights included … Continue reading →
On view through June 10th, at the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum in Ridgefield, Connecticut, Barrão’s exhibition Mash Up marks the Brazilian artist’s first US solo show. In organic configurations, Barrão’s work assembles different second-hand ceramic nick-knacks in hybrid sculptures that … Continue reading →
On May 10th at, ESPASSO NY, Matthew Bremer AIA, Architecture in Formation, presented 4 residential design projects, that his firm has completed, spanning various locals, styles, tastes, and budgets, to create a richly tailored and highly personalized sense of “home”. Each … Continue reading →
Houzz’s Cathy Lara’s Sergio Rodrigues feature, looks at the resurgence of his design, the recent openings of his shop in shop at both ESPASSO NY and LA and the design of his Chifruda armchair. Check out the article here.
Sustainability, ecological responsibility and conservation are crucial concerns in contemporary design, especially in wood production. Brazilian art and design have traditionally engaged with the re-appropriation of materials and ideas as resource for its cultural production. In this canon, an innovative … Continue reading →