“My interest started when I
noticed that many of them used the same stool in their shelters or souvenir
huts. After asking to some of them more about this stool, I finally...” Read more...
Curro Claret is a native Catalan Designer, recognized worldwide for his work,
focusing on reusing materials and object that already had a life. He received
me in his studio in Poble Nou, which seems unorganized at first look, but it
completely makes sense at the end. Oscar Guayabero defines him with
"attitude, method and love".
I have always been attracted by the sofa seller in the street of Catania, in Sicily, where I grew up. Just like the carpet seller, the sofas and armchairs displayed on the sidewalks create a disconnection between the private purpose of the object and the public space that the merchant occupy to sell.
In 2004, Uli Marchstainer, Austrian
designer based in Barcelona, was asked to collect objects from 14 different
countries for the project “Igual_Mente_Diferentes”, edited and compiled with
Ettore Sottsass and Juli Capella. He received me in his house, up the hills of
Barcelona to know more about the project.
Born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Jahara studied industrial design at Brasilia University, before moving to Italy for a stint at Venice University of Architecture and two years at Fabrica. This education, mixed with his own “chaotic input of Brazilian design” provides a distinct and multicultural mix ... Read more...
Interview with Dimitrih Correa
Dimitrih Correa is a young Brazilian deisgner with the passion for wood. He stied at theUFRJ of Rio and at DIT of Dublin. It was nice to see someone working loving his tools,materials and tecniques. He helped us designing the structure of the first chair of CCC.