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CCTV – America’s Now: Latin furniture designer influence growing in New York

CCTV’s Liling Tan visited Espasso’s Tribeca showroom to document the installation and opening of the exhibition Compasso for the network’s program America’s Now.  The feature identifies the importance and somewhat obscurity of Brazilian modernism vis-à-vis the new re-edited works by Brazilian modernist masters Oscar Niemeyer and Jorge Zalszupin, subjects of the exhibition. Liling Tan interviews Espasso’s principal Carlos Junqueira, who describes his mission  is to conserve and promote Brazil’s 20th century design heritage; “Brazil, it’s sort of like closed country in terms of exposure internationally. So, it was a way to show a little bit about…through each piece, our lifestyle, our creativity, our sense of humor”, says Junqueira.  Check out entire article and video here.

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