Bruno Faucz is from Santa Catarina, born in 1986, grew up with a paper and a pencil always at his hand. Graduated in Furniture Design in 2007 and post graduate in Master Design International. He experienced design within the industry for 7 years, when he applied design effectively within a vision applied to production. He traveled all over Brazil researching aspects related to the “moment of purchase”. Visit national and international events to follow trends and market directions.
In 2013 Bruno started his own Design Studio, which is based on three pillars Market - Industry - Design, always seeking to bring products that are complete in all its stages, from production to everyday use in people's homes.
In the first year was invited to exhibit in the design weeks of SP, NY and Paris. He had more than 60 publications by the end of 2014 in the best magazines of the Home and Decoration sector. It is worth mentioning a piece that appeared in the book “Brazilian Furniture Design” which features the main highlights of seating items from 1928 to 2013.
Originally from Porto Alegre, Rejane graduated in Architecture and Urbanism. Seduced by product design onto design for industry in 2002. Rejane has worked in partnership with the Firm in Florence / Italy, in addition she was undergone improvement courses at the Polytechnic University of Milan. Wood, metal, acrylic, fiber, aluminum, leather, fabric and cardboard are in the list of raw materials used by Rejane in the production of exclusive designs, with attetion to the way she unites the technology with the craftsmanship. Today Rejane designs for a selected group of companies. Her work unites rationalism and aesthetic intuition using the latest technologies to obtain a timeless product.
Bernardo Figueiredo (In memory)
The universe of Design has some golden figures and Bernardo Figueiredo is one of them. Formed in 1957, by the former National Faculty of Architecture (current Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro - UFRJ), Bernardo Figueiredo from Brazil began to make furniture during his student days. In the early 1960s, as an architect, he spent some time as a collaborator at Oca, a joint store, gallery and laboratory of ideas founded by Sergio Rodrigues (1927-2014) in Rio de Janeiro. Together they have developed research on furniture and prefabricated houses. But soon he decided to found his own studio, the Chica da Silva, by which he launched a line of residential furniture. It was at this time also that he had the opportunity to meet and live with Joaquim Tenreiro (1906-1992), a pioneer in furniture design in the country, whose influence was decisive in Bernardo's career. In a period of 6 years, he developed about 80 drawings, some palatial furniture, such as for the Itamaraty Palace in Brasilia. Bernardo Figueiredo died on May 24, 2012.
Lattoog works 100% through solid partnerships with suppliers from several states in Brazil and because of this model of production structure, there are no limits to the choice of materials used as defined by Leonardo: We are not specialised in joinery or locksmithing - we are specialized In good design and good ideas!
Leandro Garcia graduated in Architecture and Urban Planning from Universidade do Grande ABC in 2001. He went on to collaborate with designer Marcelo Rosenbaum between 2003 and 2006 and with the award winning architect Isay Weinfeld from 2006 to 2009, before opening his own office Garcia Architecture and Designs. Leandro's sought after designs reflect his passion 'sophistication and simplicity'.
Luia Mantelli graduated in 2003 in Architecture and Urbanism at Uniritter. In the same year, Luia moved to Barcelona where he began his postgraduate studies in Amoblament at the Deia Disseny School. He has also study Furniture Design at Unisinos + Politécnica in Milan. Contemporary influences mixed with the techniques and materials of the reality where Luia Mantelli lives, define his stunning pieces.
Larissa Batista is a senior industrial designer at the Know-How studio in Porto Alegre. Her skills include industrial design, product design and project management. Born in 1985 in Brazil, where she graduated in Bachelor of Product Design in 2008, her work focuses on creating projects for the furniture industry. Larissa's products have already been chosen by many renowned architects and decorators to be displayed in several events such as Casa Cor, Morar Mais Por Menos, Casa & Cia, Casa Black and many more, as well as in the residences of many well known Brazilians.
Frederico has been specialising in furniture design since his graduation from Santa Ursula University in 2003. All languages and architectural symbols have been translated into furniture design for the purpose of creating original and functional pieces.
Young Brazilian designer Jader Almeida has received a number of international accolades, including the prestigious iF Design Award in 2011. The designer’s timeless furniture pieces blend Modernist influences with his Brazilian heritage. With a strong focus on beauty, continuity and functionality, Almeida’s work is characterised by purity of form.
Sergio is famous for his accuracy, flexible designs, and industrial fluidity, displayed in his stunning creations. He is very well known with a strong name in the national furniture industry, where he has exponent for more than 25 years.
Ronald Scliar Sasson
Ronald Sasson has been Internationally recognised having won the prestigious German Design Award and IF Design Award, plus a finalist in Brazil's Museu da Casa Brasileira. Ronald has experienced a wave of success in recent years. Ronald pushes the boundaries of design with ultra thin profiles, refined metals, and exotic wood finishes to produce truly eye catching furniture as well as home accessories and lighting.
Rafael Miranda is a Brazilian born naturalised Italian. He graduated at Istituto Europeo di Design, with a master degree in industrial design at Scuola Politecnica di Design. Since 2004, Rafael has specialised in designing luxury goods and has been awarded some of the world’s most important design awards, including the Red Dot Design Award and the International Design Award. Rafael has produced designs for a number of luxury brands including Versace, Valentino, Ferragamo, Bertolucci, Bulova and Schuster and has also produced one off bespoke designs for clients including Richard Branson. His work has been featured in a range of publications including Vogue, Elle, Interni & O Globo and Corriere Della Sera.
Bernardo Senna graduated in product design at UFRJ in 1997. He has worked with the team of the National Institute of Technology since 1995, designing products, equipment and vehicles. After graduation, he helped create the first Brazilian online magazine, the New Concept. Between 2004 and 2006, Bernardo was a coordinator of CentroDesignRio, where he had the opportunity to complete his book 'Momentum Contemporary Design in Rio de Janeiro’. His projects have been published by many important magazines and newspapers from across the world, including the Brazilian magazine, Design Design, Arc Design, Casa Claudia, Casa Vogue, Viver Bem, Duas Rodas, Journal do Brasil and O Globol. Others included the magazines Form and Plugged (Germany); Interiors (Canada); Design Net (Korea); ID (USA); AD (France); Ottagono, Next Exit and Auto & Design (Italy); Axis (Japan); Attitude (Portugal) and Madame Figaro (Taiwan).
Born in Ribeirão Preto in 1978, in the interior of São Paulo, Amélia Tarozzo graduated in architecture from the Armando Álvares Penteado Foundation (FAAP) in 2000. Her taste for art and architecture has always been present in her life. Since she was a child, Amélia liked to draw, paint and create objects. Her attraction to the wood was genetic, her paternal grandfather had a furniture factory for more than 50 years and as a result, the history of "Furniture Tarozzo" has continuity. In 2004 Amelia started working in a small factory where she became acquainted with the processes of artisanal manufacture of wooden furniture. In her projects, Amelia prioritizes fundamental characteristics for a good design, comfort, ergonomics, innovative aesthetics and responsible use of the raw material. Her work includes contemporary but timeless furniture of pure design, inspired by art, Brazilian culture, the design of objects, architecture and small details of daily life.
Beto & Tuti
The Salvi, Giorgi Architecture and Design has existed since 1991 in Porto Alegre, formed by the architects Beto Salvi and Tuti Giorgi. Their approach to furniture design comes from the notion that design and architecture are complementary and share the same kind of reasoning, and if we think historically, it is a tradition of architects ability to operate on different scales of objects.
Carlos Alexandre has had his studio, Studiocaaa, since 2010. Carlos describes himself as the "natural gaucho of the western border" and is inspired by natural designs and "Brazilianness".
Eduardo graduated from the School of Fine Arts of UFRJ. Eduardo has been working on residential furniture design since 2003. His light and contemporary features have earned him several awards and appearances at important exhibitions in both Brazil and Italy.
Graduated as an architect in the 60s, perfected in urban planning in France, set up a studio in Botafogo. The project gradually transformed into a corporate structure, the Indio da Costa AUDT [Architecture, Urbanism, Design and Transportation], where commands until todas, along with his son, Guto Indio da Costa, dozens of professionals.
Indio da Costa has been architect of the City Council of Rio de Janeiro, worked in the Department of Parks and Gardens of the city, the Municipal Urban Planning Department and signed many large projects, numerous residences and public buildings.
Through his trajectory, he has received several national and international awards, highlighting the latest and most important, given by the IAB and the ASBEA:
Oscar Niemeyer Commendation granted by the IAB Supreme Council in the XVIII Brazilian Congress of Architects, "for his exemplary contribution to the best architecture production in Brazil" in 2006.
Born in the interior of Rio Grande do Sul, son and grandson of carpenters, Henrique Schreiber inherited from his ascendants the passion for carpentry and the materialisation of ideas. Henrique graduated in Industrial Design from the Federal University of Santa Maria, specialising in furniture design at the University of Vale dos Sinos. Since then he has been working in the furniture sector, gaining experience working in all fields of the design and production of furniture.