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Arte: let’s check out Antonio Citterio’s letest hospitality project

Antonio Citterio is currently known as one of the best and top designers of our time. Be it due to...
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Arte: let’s check out Antonio Citterio’s letest hospitality project

We’ve discovered this unique Mid-Century Showroom in Portugal

Milan Design Agenda brings you today an amazing mid-century showroom located in the north of Portugal. This amazing space could...
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We’ve discovered this unique Mid-Century Showroom in Portugal

Know 100 of the best Italian Interior Designers of all time (PT5)

Discover the best Italian Interior designers who have been giving Italy fame in regards to their take on the industry of design....
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Know 100 of the best Italian Interior Designers of all time (PT5)
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This year’s edition of Maison et Objet had one particular talk focused on Portuguese Design and Craftsmanship history.  The Talk conference “Portugal: Eldorado archi, design, craft?” captured the attention of many participants showing the importance of both design and craftsmanship.

This was an enlightening conference when it comes to the future of Portuguese contemporary art and design. The speakers were the designers Artur Miranda and Jacques Bec from Oitoemponto; the artist Joana Astolfi from Studio Astolfi; and Amândio Pereira, founder of Covet Foundation and CEO of Covet Group.

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All of them shared their own ideas and knowledge about the possibilities that merging contemporary design and ancient crafting techniques in Portugal can bring to the creation of exquisite masterpieces.

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You may also like: BREDAQUARANTA: HAVE A LOOK AT THIS LUXURY ONLINE STORE IN ITALY

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Portugal is a country currently celebrated as a cultural tourism wonder. However, it’s remarkable that it is also becoming a sanctuary for professionals that work in the design field. Many, architectsdesigners and artists, are choosing to open their workshops, studios and ateliers in this country.

You can also check out: HAVE YOU SEEN NICOLÒ PASSAIA’S DESIGN WORK ON A MODERN VILLA?

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There are several ancient arts, among them marble work, which is a tradition in Portugal, and that is showcased in a lot of exceptional monuments. There are also some materials, like cork and some woods, which can be found in their finest quality state.

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However there and others, as exquisite veneers are brought from Brazil and Africa since the age of the Discoveries. After all, Portugal is known for maintaining good relations of cooperation with other countries that were part of its history.

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Cities of Portugal, specifically Sintra and Estremoz, were mentioned as examples of places in Portugal where refined materials are still used in extraordinary interior design and architecture to this day.

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