The scenic landscape amid the mountainous topography and dense vegetation of the Amazon rain forest in São Paulo – is the backdrop for the Jungle House – designed by Brazilian Studio MK27 to optimize the connection between nature and the architectural elements.
Fernando & Humberto Campana
Natural Brazilian Pinus Wood
Produced by Edra, Italy (2003)
The Campana brothers are among Brazil’s foremost contemporary furniture designers. Inspired by their country’s vernacular culture, they combine everyday objects in unexpected ways, often waste materials like rope, cardboard, plastic tubing, and aluminum wire, to make their singular creations.
José Zanine Caldas
Sculpted Solid Wood Chair, Brazil, (ca. 1970)
A self-taught artist, designer and architect, best known for his signature style transforming wood into organic, sculptural pieces.
Spaghetti Vase in Resin
New York/Italy, (1995) for Fish Design
Known for his imaginative use of shape and color, Pesce's exuberant work is characterized by its individuality and experiment with industrial materials like polyurethane foam, resin, and plastics.
An artwork by the Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson illuminates the concrete stairwell.
Cane and Rosewood Armchair, Brazil (ca. 1958)
Referred to often as the father of Brazilian Modernism, Tenreiro championed furniture that was “formally light” working in wicker and tropical hardwoods to suit the hot climate of Brazil.