Boca do Lobo unveils the new edition Legacy Magazine, an interior design magazine and craftmanship testimony. This second edition aims to honor and elevate every designer and craftsmen, artists in this journey and show the world the lost art of craftsmanship brand through their eyes and voices.
Boca do Lobo was born from heritage and innovation; with the strong belief that the success and growth have been determined by the commitment to design, produce and carry luxury furniture and unique experiences.
“Design is not merely an accurate creative process, moreover is the art of inspiring and evoking unique emotions to the world.”
The design brand continues to preserve the cultural legacy while successfully move towards the future, and remain to be ahead of the of the design scene. You can download for free here.
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Craftsmanship is about making something that is so unique it can only be made one time. The skill that someone uses when they make beautiful things with their hands. This is the real luxury.
Joinery is one of the most elementary concepts in woodworking that connects different pieces of wood. A basic yet precious foundation that built the pieces’ skeleton, therefore we have always put this efficient technique in the spotlight of our designs.
A knowledge that valuable woodworkers have been putting into Boca do Lobo’s designs to make sure to enlighten one-of-kind silhouettes.
Mr. Cosme is the most prominent name regarding the woodworking team.
Wood carving is one of the oldest arts of humankind, and to make sculpturing ornaments in a wooden object creates undeniable exceptional details.
From the land of iconic arts, the leaf gilding is one of the most treasurable and richest crafts techniques. The application of a thin layer of gold, silver or copper, has been a process of ornamental decoration used on different materials and surfaces. Architecture is also one of the creative fields that rely on leaf’s rich look on buildings and design components, evoking unique moments of rare opulence.
Portugal, the country of whimsical beaches, Porto wine, seafood, and also azulejos. Being one of the most representative art forms of the Portuguese culture, the hand-painted tiles reflect a tradition with hundreds of years, and it often portrays scenes from our history or its fabulous sights.
“When Boca do Lobo approach me for the Heritage project, I was thrilled. It’s a very beautiful piece, with all the tiles, glass details and the interior in gold leaf. “
Nowadays the metalworking can be truly artful to conceive a wide range of large-scale structures, assemblies, to the most delicate jewelry. Since early, Boca do Lobo has no restrained to use different processes and tools to shape new designs, by giving to our pieces rough yet powerful expression.
Filigree is the most delicate technique used to work precious metals, usually of gold and silver. It is an age-old and detailed jewelry expression in which skilled artisans painstakingly solder tiny beads and twisted threads to create striking artistic motifs, suggesting often an exquisite and intricate lace-like pattern.
“Doing such large filigree sculptures is really hard, and those are the ones we enjoy the most. When I started working with pieces as complex as the filigree bugs it was quite a challenge , we try and try and try until it is perfect, one has to go over the limit”