Category: Experienced Narratives

“If we combine the experience economy with the identities narrated under the banner of an experience and symbolic culture that overthrows material culture, then we identify a new mentality that aggregates concepts such as storytelling, nostalgia, experienced, discourse, roots and identities…” trendsobserver.com

Handmade Nature by Daniella Saraya

«Alongside the emotional work, the project also had a research motivation – the observation of nature in order to understand the different processes it undergoes in time (…)»   This project is actually a development of my final project, at my B.A. in jewelry design…

MABO by Marcella Leite

«My goal is always to create jewels that go beyond economic value, carry a content of art, design and architecture and deliver this representation.»   With a Carioca inspiration, Marcella Leite, who studied architecture, fashion and graduated in design, launched a Modernist collection, the third…

GRAFO Collection by Susana Teixeira Jewellery

«GRAFO series tells a story that must be read in the light of the harmonious relationship between Geometry and Jewellery.»   GRAFO is a collection that materializes the geometric representation of the interrelationship of two elements. The idea of creating this collection was born from…

Ceramics by Leah Kaplan

«Arranged one way, a set of vessels might conjure a cityscape or landscape. Positioned another way, the same pieces can appear more anthropomorphic, suggesting familial relationships or even emotional states.»   Currently, my studio practice follows two distinct, but intertwined, threads: an exploration of light…

Ceramics by Enriqueta Cepeda

«I do not strive to achieve perfection, but instead, to achieve harmony in the irregular. I like to get a relatively heavy vessel to be experienced as graceful and easy.»   I work with my hands and with very simple tools, because I want to…

Canoa Lab – Part II

«We are also aware that the world is unstoppable, and patterns of action need to be renewed, even in crafts, whose model is in a moment of division and continual change.»   It could be said that our pieces and our space, CANOA-lab (a place…