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Boca do Lobo’s Design & Craftsmanship Story at Milan Design Week 2018Tuesday 3 April 2018
Boca do Lobo’s Design & Craftsmanship Story at Milan Design Week 2018 ⇒ At Salone del Mobile 2018, one of the most defining events of Milan Design Week, will return with the latest trends and projects, from 17-22 April. the leading event dedicated to home furnishings and design will count with the participation of the Portuguese luxury furniture brand, Boca do Lobo which will combine soulful Design with artful Craftsmanship. The brand will set the perfect spectacular play for all of those who admire authentic and unexpected luxury design pieces in a sort of dramatic theatre exhibit.
From 17 until 22 of April, Pavilion 1, Stand D06 – Isaloni will be a place for fantasy and unfiltered design expression of utmost beauty. Always matching in the language of design yet so different in the concept, the ultimate Stonehenge Dining Table reflects dramatic lines and curves, the Odette Sofa soft textiles with neutral colours and Soleil Sconce handmade techniques provoking bittersweet emotions and evoking intimate feelings of belonging. Boca do Lobo lifts the veil to this spectacular and rich backstage coloured in tones of Grey and Gold and strives to unveil new design pieces at Salone del Mobile 2018 through the most unique and traditional craftsmanship.
Projected to be the jewel in the crown of the Portuguese brand Boca do Lobo, the Diamond Sideboard is a reflection of the furniture jeweller’s expertise and quintessence, undoubtedly deserving its title. This opulent object, full of resources and desire, has two carefully sculpted doors that reveal a lined interior with shelves and two drawers.
Inspired by the Swan Lake Op. 20, ballet composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Odette Sofa tells the story of a princess turned into a swan by an evil sorcerer’s curse. Its sweeping silhouette is accentuated with a polished brass structure and an asymmetric back offers a sophisticated design and timeless appeal.
This exceptional sideboard offers a tribute to the historical city of “Angra do Heroismo” in Azores, Portugal. The seductive and elegant sideboard, its outstanding in its shape and curved design, offering a tactile focus to the exquisite marble top. The polished brass feet create a superb accent providing a glamorous design.
Soleil armchair is a synthesis of styles and senses. Inspired by the spirit and mission of the famous Cirque de Soleil, the purpose is to invoke, provoke and evoke. Soft, sultry curves gently embrace the sitter in this elegant vintage and contemporary style sofa. Except for the supreme levels of comfort, the armchair through the brass details perfectly complements the elegant lines of a timeless piece.
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Finding inspiration in the prehistoric monument Stonehenge, positioned asymmetrically and composed of a striking variety of finishes and materials – brass and marble.
Newton Suspension lamp is a handcrafted piece that has something unique about it. Newton Lamp is a monumental piece which authenticates Boca do Lobo designers and artisans’ work.
Minimal Maximalism is the reflection of a harmonious symbiosis between different concepts of beauty, styles, and inspirations.The designs come to be eclectic but also Minimal; bold but always elegant.
Pixel is an effort to honour the union between design and craftsmanship. The 1088 triangles that complete this piece carry the dedication and art of those who built it – with a diversity of finishes never seen before. The polished brass base gives Pixel a unique personality, a strong and at the same time sophisticated character.
Cabinet made from wood and hand-painted tiles with a turned base. Interior is lacquered in glossy black/brown (degrade effect) with high gloss varnish and glass shelf.
Metamorphosis Dining Table’s surface is made of walnut root veneer and includes special textured details that represent a fossil.
The Nº11 Chair was carefully developed to enhance your dining experience, providing you with the best quality seating solutions. Handsomely crafted from solid brass, this modern chair combines an avant-garde approach with classic and emblematic lines.
A sense of fun and frivolity pervades in this chair, but this exclusive piece also manages to be sophisticated, thought-provoking and (above all) finely handcrafted.
All the pieces composing Monet are interlinked, from the geometric base, composed of polished acrylic, to the top, which is made from polished brass.
Mixing the old with new, Newton side table is an insightful combination of grandeur and playfulness. Its structure is made of aluminium, lacquered in black, with a high gloss varnish. This side table’s design is expressive and forward thinking with its gold-plated spheres and semi-spheres.
Robin Mirror embodies the strength and character of noble ages, giving them a modern approach. This exquisite piece was given a strong visual texture through the use of handmade nails, each one unique in their finishing, size, and character.
The Filigree mirror’s structure is made from brass cords, gilded in 18k gold. It features a brass sheet which is hand hammered to achieve its concave shape.
The Convex Metamorphosis Mirror is made from brass. Its concave shape is achieved through the manual hammering of a brass sheet, coated in a nickel bath.
Through a passionate explosion of romance, the drama the Venice Mirror stirs emotion in anyone that catches its eye. Hand cut and carved by an experienced artisan who’s passion for glasswork goes back as far as his childhood, the Venice represents Boca do Lobo’s ambition to bring value to true craftsmanship through contemporary design.
The Diamond design piece reinterprets the quintessential diamond shape throughout the contemporary design, a beautiful outcome of architectural thinking with elegant faceted lines.
An intriguing dreamlike luxury safe inspired by the renowned artist and surrealist art movement, Salvador Dalí, and its most recognizable work.
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Source: Boca do Lobo