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How Do We Say Design in Portuguese?  – Exhibition at MUDE in Lisbon & Casa das Culturas in Paredes

How Do We Say Design in Portuguese? – Exhibition at MUDE in Lisbon & Casa das Culturas in Paredes

By | January 27, 2015 at 3:36 pm | No comments

Originally debuting at Beijing Design Week in autumn of 2014, the exhibition How Do We Say Design in Portuguese? returns to Portugal to showcase home-grown creativity by some of the country’s best known designers, and architects. Two venues host this exhibition intended to be...

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Wallwear by Brigida Ribeiros – Pura Cal at LX Factory

Wallwear by Brigida Ribeiros – Pura Cal at LX Factory

By | January 23, 2015 at 3:13 pm | No comments

Pura Cal, a Portuguese company passionate about space and objects, has found a home for themselves in the creative community of LX Factory. They have decided to share their obsession of furniture, design and art with the world by hosting exhibitions throughout the year in their...

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Justino Alves & Daniel Gamelas – Galeria São Mamede, Lisbon

Justino Alves & Daniel Gamelas – Galeria São Mamede, Lisbon

By | December 10, 2014 at 3:09 pm | No comments

Abstract artist Justino Alves and realist sculptor Daniel Gamelas are featured in a double exhibition at the Galeria São Mamede in Lisbon. A series of 19 paintings entitled “Counter Current” by Alves are on display, as are 16 terracotta and bronze sculptures by Gamelas...

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Ikea’s “A Vida em Casa” at MUDE in Lisbon, through 30 November

Ikea’s “A Vida em Casa” at MUDE in Lisbon, through 30 November

By | October 31, 2014 at 4:01 pm | No comments

Home life is much the same all over the world. Whether in a penthouse apartment, a suburban house, country bungalow or coastal beach house, people have the same dreams and needs. They must eat, sleep, live, bathe, dress, cook and need lots of space for storage! Ikea knows this...

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Raw Japan at MUDE, Lisbon, through 8 February 2015

Raw Japan at MUDE, Lisbon, through 8 February 2015

By | October 16, 2014 at 9:10 am | No comments

Two concurrent exhibitions at MUDE, the Museum of Design and Fashion, under the theme Raw Japan, presents cultural and design items from the early 20th century. Boro – Um Tecido de Vida (Boro: The Fabric of Life) and Puras Formas (Pure Forms) examine the preservation of...

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Miguel Justino Contemporary Art, Lisbon

Miguel Justino Contemporary Art, Lisbon

By | October 1, 2014 at 5:23 pm | No comments

A major force in the Lisbon contemporary art scene has transformed. The popular Bloco 103 Contemporary Art gallery has moved to a new location. Yet, all is not as it was. The new gallery space also has a new name. As of 3 October, look for Miguel Justino Contemporary Art at...

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