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Mole Armchair: 60 Years

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ESPASSO New York celebrated, on May 22, the opening of  “Mole Armchair: 60 Years”, a new exhibition celebrating the 60th anniversary of Sergio Rodrigues’ iconic “Mole” armchair, designed in 1957. In celebration of its 60th anniversary, sixty limited-edition, made to … Continue reading

HGTV Celebrates Sergio Rodrigues

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HGTV Decor paid homage to Sergio Rodrigues, pointing at their favorite Rodrigues’ pieces – the Chifruda and Mole armchairs and Mocho stool – and sharing the amazing photoshoot of Rodrigues working at his Rio de Janeiro atelier, documented by The Selby in … Continue reading

Sergio Rodrigues 1927 – 2014

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Sergio Rodrigues’ passing in Rio de Janeiro earlier this week resulted in an international outpouring of news and mentions.  Known as ‘the father of Brazilian modern design’, the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Sun, Washington Post and other main American … Continue reading

Sergio Rodrigues: 1927 – 2014

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“My dear friend Sergio Rodrigues passed away yesterday…  Along with his genius and unique creativity what I will miss the most is his sense of humor, compassion and his friendship. I feel very lucky and blessed to have had him … Continue reading

Kilin Armchair by Sergio Rodrigues

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In 1973,  Sergio Rodrigues designed the Kilin armchair at his wife’s request. She wanted a practical piece that could be easily moved around.  The ingenious design of the Kilin, evident of Rodrigues’ signature forms and materials, consists of a wood frame and leather sling slipcover that … Continue reading

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