Articles tagged Brazil

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Five Days of Frame 118: Guilherme Wentz, in search of Brazil’s design identity

Amsterdam – We dig deeper with Guilherme Wentz, one of six Brazilian designers readdressing the nation’s natural resources who are published in our latest issue. 

Pop XYZ by Triptyqye. Photos Fernando Guerra
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Triptyque's residential complex creates a dual-façade across many faces

SÃO PAULO – As one of the world's most populated cities, São Paulo has more than its fair share of high-rise architecture and is home to many of Brazil's tallest skyscrapers.

Billboard: Black Friday 2017
Billboard: Black Friday 2017
Can You Tell Me A Secret? by Estudio Guto Requena. Photos Leonardo Finotti
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Estudio Guto Requena asks 'Can You Tell Me A Secret?'

SAO PAULO – An interactive installation in the immigration-flooded neighbourhood of Bom Retiro invites you to reveal your inner-most thoughts.

Photo Fernando Martins, courtesy of Atelier Marko Brajovic
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Yabu Pushelberg and others use hospitality houses to profile national identities at Rio 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO – Rio 2016: an event riddled by the complexities of social injustice, tourism, security issues, traffic chaos, virus fears and doping scandals, not to mention sports achievements, …

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SuperLimão Studio's rustic yet playful design unveils an authentic Brazilian eatery

RIO DE JANEIRO – New restaurant Riba has settled itself into Leblon, the lively and cosmopolitan corner of Rio de Jenerio, with an interior that conveys cultural connections courtesy of …

Sensitive Star is an sky-high urban lighting project that offers a new perspective on the city to its residents.
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Estudio Guto Requena's interactive installation shines brightly above the São Paulo skyline

SÃO PAULO – On the rooftop of one of the tallest buildings in Brazil, the citizens of São Paulo can rediscover their city from a new perspective thanks to Guto Requena's Sensitive Star.

Aesop's first store in South America is unveiled in São Paulo.
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Paulo Mendes da Rocha and Metro Arquitetos Associados shape South America's first Aesop store

SÃO PAULO – With the opening of its debut boutique in South America, Aesop demonstrates once again that the client's retail experience is a fundamental value for the skin care brand.

São Paulo-based Rodrigo Almeida has a body of sculptural furniture and objects that references Brazil. Portrait MMMM
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Brazilian designer Rodrigo Almeida says design is still an elite affair

Brazilian design used to be all about the Campanas. Rodrigo Almeida is part of an emerging generation that’s redefining its roots.

Leaderboard: Architonic
Leaderboard: Architonic
The gallery occupies a narrow site in São Paulo’s creative hub, Vila Madalena.
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Blau Projects Gallery by ARKIZ

SÃO PAULO – Brazilian firm ARKIZ adds to the vibrant creative scene in Vila Madalena, converting a mechanical workshop into a fresh gallery space for Blau Projects.

Rocinha is Rio de Janeiro’s largest and oldest slum, located on a steep mountain overlooking the city.
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Rebel Architecture: The Pedreiro and The Master Planner

RIO DE JANEIRO – The final episode of Rebel Architecture documentary series airs tonight on Al-Jazeera English.

Canis lupus familiaris, from the Natural History Museum series, 2009, 73.3 x 110 cm, image courtesy of the artist and the gallery
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Gabinete de Curiosidades by Daniel Malva

Before the modern, white-cube style galleries of today, “seeing art” was a radically different – and affective – experience: collectors displayed a startling array of curiosities from all …

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Triptyque at the Centre Pompidou

Inaugurated in 1977, the Centre Pompidou in Paris has quickly established itself as one of the most cutting edge contemporary art institutions in France.