A Tribute To Design And Craftsmanship At Maison Et Objet – This edition of Maison Et Objet is the perfect place for those who admire the best of design and craftsmanship. Today, My Design Week will show you everything that you are missing about this issue.
Founded By Covet Foundation, Project Culture is an awe-inspiring initiative and the material concretization of a dream that belongs to every single person who celebrates the finest craftsmanship all around the world.
Located at Hall 8, Stand C15, Maison Et Objet is the perfect opportunity for visitors to discover the type of work that the foundation launches within Culture.
The CULTURE Creative Hub is assembling its first steps towards a brighter future for the craftsmanship world and the experimental handcrafted works of art taking shape in the artistic atelier are only the beginning.
Manipulating steel, folding, cutting, welding, then polishing it until it shines or transforming the surfaces through rust or black hematite patinas, her sculptures reflect and respond to that nature. Her work is inspired by the nature that surrounds her: rocks, branches, layers, vegetation, landscapes. (Located at Stand J2)
Located at Stand H55, this brand brings back to the contemporary trends and luxury design the colorful straw marquetry, giving items for daily use a special twist. Breaking the boundaries of classic marquetry, Valerie is dedicated to straw, a simple, adaptable and natural material that can be rustic and modern at the same time.
MAISON ET OBJET TALKS: “PORTUGAL – ELDORADO ARCHI, DESIGN AND CRAFT”.
This conference counted with the knowledge of interior architects from Oitoemponto, Artur Miranda and Jacques Bec as well as Joana Astolfi designer from Astolfi Studio and Amândio Pereira, founder of Covet Foundation.
Founder & CEO of Covet Group, an international creative company that holds and manages 11 luxury design brands, he started the journey in the design world in 2005 when he founded the renowned Boca do Lobo.
“Craftsmanship has been passed on from generation to generation. People are getting more curious and passionate about it.”
Oitoemponto* emerged in 1993 from the perfect alchemy between two strikingly different but terribly complementary personalities. It is almost the ideal success story.
“The marble is a part of our country, you can see it in all houses, and monuments. The marble idea started already in the 12th Century – keeping on with the DNA of the country”
Joana Astolfi is an artist, architect, and designer who draws visual inspiration from a broad universe of found objects.
“Most of my projects have a story, are concepts with a narrative, a full experience.”
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