“In traditional Amazon River folklore, at night, an Amazon River Dolphin becomes a handsome young man who seduces girls, impregnates them, and then returns to the river in the morning to become a dolphin again.”
The Japanese-Brazilian artist Tomie Ohtake arrived in Brazil in 1936 and soon felt in love with its tropical energy. In 1960, her son, the architect Ruy Ohtake, designed for her a brutalist building of 750 m², that was a manifesto to her poetic vision of life: a real monochrome concrete sculpture that enhanced hundreds of multicolored art works and icon design furniture.
Neste semestre um dos meus projetos profissionalizantes é de Design de Brinquedo. Confesso que estava com bastante medo, mas estou me divertindo bastante no redesign de um já existente - e espero me divertir igualmente quando criar meu próprio brinquedo.
Protobacillus is an art project by Gustavo Spredemann and Leone
Simonetti, two Brazilian graphic designers/artists. We create abstract
animations that take inspiration from nature and digital media. The
unique result of this collaboration ranges from organic to psychedelic,
or a combination of both.
This gloriously brutalist house in Butanta by Paulo Mendes de Rocha and Joao de Gennaro, two pioneering Brazilian architects. The concrete structure pokes out through the surrounding greenery, a no-fuss attitude to its straight lines and repeating forms.