brazilian designers

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The house of artist Tomie Ohtake, in Sao Paulo.

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.

See the garden of this house on http://madabout-garden-design.tumblr.com/post/144546815959/the-garden-of-artist-tomie-ohtakes-house-in-sao

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Beautiful Natural Abstractions from Protobacillus

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.

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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.

Images originally from The Modern House