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

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…

Canoa Lab – Part I

«We think the dizzying speed of the current world keeps us from seeing how really important things are. So TIME was a key element for us, as it is probably the most valuable thing we have.»   CANOA started as an idea around October 2015…