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MEET JADER ALMEIDA

Jader Almeida was born in 1981 in the state of Santa Catarina, southern Brazil. At the age of 16 he had his first contact with the furniture industry, beginning his involvement with the entire production process. He worked for the company LinBrasil, editor of the furniture collection signed for recognized architects and designers, experience that enabled him a great understanding of design and production techniques. Since 2004 he develops unique products for Brazilian and foreign industries, with his primary partner brand SOLLOS from Santa Catarina. In 2013, joins the team of designers of the german brand ClassiCon. Graduated in architecture, with award-winning pieces in major national and international design competitions, Jader Almeida has gained increasing prominence and continues improving his...

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INTRODUCING RONALD SCLIAR SASSON

Name: Ronald Scliar Sasson City: Gramado State: Rio Grande do Sul Country: Brazil Awards: 2019 German Design Award – Nominee – Bench Boucle – Germany2018 Good Design Award – Armchair Emmê – Chicago2018 Good Design Award – Armchair Corpo – Chicago2018 A’Design Award – Gold – Bench Boucle – Italy2018 A’Design Award – Silver – Armchair Yori – Italy2017 LIT Lighting Design Awards – Light Fixture Meridiana – Los Angeles2017 Good Design Award – Bench Boucle – Chicago2017 Good Design Award – Armchair Yori – Chicago2017 Restaurnat & Bar Design Award – Winner – Bench Kansai – England2017 AZ Award – Finalist – Yori Armchair – Canada2017 A’Design Award – Silver – Carybé Armchair – Italy2017 Casa Vogue Design – Desk São Basílio – São Paulo2017 IF Design Award – Yori Armchair – Germany2016 Good Design Award – Coffee Table Denn – Chicago2016 Good Design Award – Bench Acqua – Chicago2016 Museu da Casa Brasileira – 3rd place – Desk São Basílio – Brazil2016 A’Design Award – Gold – Bench Acqua – Italy2016 German Design Award – Nominee – Bench Doop – Germany2016 German Design Award – Nominee – Light Fixture MARS – Germany2015 Brasil Design Award (BDA) – Bench Doop – Brazil2015 A’Design Award – Bronze – Zózimo – Italy2015 IF Design Award – Bench Doop – Germany2015 German Design Award – Nominee – Bench Luzia – Germany2015 Good Design Award – Light Fixture MARS – Chicago2015 Good Design Award – Armchair Madonna – Chicago2014 IF Design Award – Bench Luzia – Germany2014 A’Design Award – Bronze – Side Table Logical – Italy2014 A’Design Award – Bronze – Armchair Palina – Italy2013 Gold IDEA Brazil – Bench Luzia – Brazil2013 A’Design Award – Bronze – Bench Luzia – Italy

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Homage to design | Exhibition at the Itamaraty Palace in Brasilia

An exhibition at the Itamaraty Palace in Brasilia is currently showcasing objects from 18th to the 20th century which were part of the the Itamaraty Palace's history. The exhibition incorporates the government of Rio de Janeiro as well as the construction of Brasilia. About 100 pieces of furniture and graphic designs have been curated with the aim to show a good sample of Brazilian Industrial design and manufacturing capabilities.  The exhibition runs through to 27th May 2018 and exposes the collection for the first time to the general public. Among the highlights of the show is the palatial and convivial furniture of Bernardo Figueiredo. Produced under exclusive license to Schuster Moveis & Design. The collection includes Rio Armchair, Leve Armchair...

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"Save the date: 21-24 September 2017. Kelly Christian Designs will be exhibiting at the design junction show."

Stand details: Cubitt House / Stand B2. Event address: 1 Granary Square | King’s Cross | London | N1C 4AA.  KELLY CHRISTIAN DESIGNS is delighted to present their exciting new range of mid-century inspired modern furniture & lighting created by the most prestigious Brazilian designers. You can see a selection of these exquisite pieces on stand B2 in Cubitt House at the designjunction #wheredesignmeets, 21-24/09/2017 (1 Granary Square | King's Cross | London | N1C 4AA). Their commitment to only providing sustainably sourced high quality furniture & lighting designs sets them apart. They pride their selves on offering products that are not only stunning, but will continue to exude style and class for years to come. 

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Zanini de Zanine, the first M&O AMERICAS Designer of the Year!

Event alert! From May 12 to 15 in Miami Beach, the inaugural edition of MAISON&OBJET AMERICAS has ushered a wide array of new releases and happenings into its orbit. The highlight of the session: the naming of the first M&O AMERICAS Designer of the Year. A chance to meet the magnetic Brazilian Zanini de Zanine. Zanini de Zanine fell into design when he was little. The gifted thirty-something Brazilian is none other than the son of Rio’s great architect and designer José Zanine Caldas (1919-2001). The poetic effectiveness of modernist architecture, the warmth and presence of wood, the ability to anchor harmonies that are built in the eye in materials and space—his legacy is considerable. Weaned on drawing — his...

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