One of a kind Brand
Boca do Lobo
”BOCA DO LOBO furniture is an exclusive emotional experience, a sense of belonging and a state of mind.”
All types of furniture are a very big part of our everyday life as it is something that its use is very significant, even if it is a sofa, a bed or a chair in a restaurant or a bar.
There is a vast selection of different types of furniture all around the world and as designers; we always seek for many different styles and prices. Not everyone is the same, and of course every client wants to have something unique that signifies their own personal style.
Market research is one of the most important tasks of a designer. We constantly must be update with the current trends, and we need to be informed of all the possible local as well as international stores that can provide us with anything that a client wishes to purchase.
Going through some of the most exclusive furniture design brands in Europe, I came across this amazing brand which is the epitome of design. ‘’Boca do Lobo furniture is an exclusive emotional experience, a sense of belonging and a state of mind.’’ This sentence explains much of this brand, as it truly creates pieces that tell a story, and give the sense of prestige and exclusivity. This brand comes from Portugal and has a team of designers that are passionate with what they do, and that is evident in the end product they present.
All of the designs are special in their own ways, starting from the selection of materials, ones craftsmanship to actually make it, to textures and lastly shape and taste. I have chosen the most iconic designs that are very individual pieces that blew my mind.
Newton Dining Table
One of their most iconic designs is the Newton Dining table, which is made from black lacquered brass spheres with high gloss varnish finish. Some of the spheres that are beautifully decorating the base of the table are gold plated, and the top of this stunning table is composed by brass circles carved with golden texture that reminds natural wood.
This armchair made me think of what is truly perfect, and one might ask, is there really something which can be defined as perfect. ‘’ Imperfectio armchair is the expression of imperfect aesthetic, the appeal of that which is authentic art that is truer to life. ‘’ This designer went beyond the boundaries of expectation and designed something outside the ‘’normal’’. The techniques used for this piece, were Hammered Brass and a mastery of upholstery. The main materials used are, polished brass and leather. Undoubtedly is an armchair that has its own exceptional clientele.
The iconic pixel cabinet is Made out of 1088 triangles presenting a groundbreaking work of innovative design. ‘’This piece carries the dedication and art of those who built it, a variety of traditional production techniques to craft an avant-garde furniture piece that is authentic, joyful and a perfect match for the digital age’’. This design captures the joyfulness and craftsmanship used, in order to create such an astounding piece of furniture. The main materials used were, Wood, Mirror, Acrylic, Gold Leaf, Silver Leaf and a variety of colors in order to create the effect of Pixelation . Behind the closed doors of this cabinet there is a set of nine drawers covered with old mirror texture, and the interior is covered with diamond quilted blue silk fabric. This is a true masterpiece as it focuses on every tiny detail.
Boca do Lobo has a very different way of approach when it comes to designing a product. That is what I like the most. It stands out just by being different from the usual, and the expected. There is also a diversity to the sources of inspiration each designer have and that proves that when your master your craftsmanship, then there are no limits when it comes to designing an actual product. Cutting edge designs and amazing craftsmanship that go beyond expectations is what I would say about this brand. Definitely recommending it, if you want to stand out of the ”ordinary”.