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23.08.2021 • 29.08.2021
Vista Alegre textiles
From porcelain to textile. The prestigious world-acclaimed porcelain brand Vista Alegre has launched a textile collection consisting of scarves and blankets, inspired by sophisticated porcelain motives. These amazing pieces are made of the purest cashmere produced in a sustainable way in Central Mongolia. An extraordinary soft and delicate tissue that combines perfectly with the elegant porcelain pieces designed by Vista Alegre.
Bordallo Pinheiro was the most inventive ceramist in Portugal of all times. A true master of his art. His timeless works mirror the very essence of the Portuguese soul. Deeply inspired by Nature, his colourful home ware and decor pieces are a key to the Portuguese identity.
The brand TOINO ABEL was founded by Nuno Henriques in 2010 in Berlin. The designer moved to the Portuguese country side near Alcobaça in 2013 to work side by side with the old remaining craftspeople. This is a sustainable brand that has rescued the timeless art of reed basketry. A passionate manifesto against fast fashion !
8000 Kicks is the name of a Portuguese brand that produces vegan unisex shoes made of cannabis. This amazing project is carried out by a 77 years-old grandma, Olívia, and her grandson, Bernardo. This start-up produces sport shoes made of hemp fibres. Vegan, sustainable and waterproof. This week's edition is dedicated to outstanding Portuguese brands.
4 women - Ester, Henriqueta, Engrácia and Isabel - weaving extraordinary creations in wool, linen and burel, at the heart of Montemuro Mountain, only half an hour away from Viseu. An inspiring project of woman empowerment that pays homage to the past. With eyes on the promising future.
COSTA NOVA is a top Portuguese ceramics brand driven by the power of inspiration and design. Producing absolutely enchanting tableware in the finest stoneware, COSTA NOVA is a symbol of excellence, internationalisation and continuous innovation.
‘’I was born in a basket. I remember watching my mother weave, the noise of the comb hitting one of the looms we had at home while I was taking a nap.'' -Esperança Vitória, CEO of Victoria Handmade brand