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Koket, Love happens! Design brand.

Koket, Love happens! Design brand.

Sometimes… Love happens! Discover Koket, an amazing Design Brand for interior furniture. Founded in 2010 from the creative mind of Janet Morais, Koket proposes outstanding objects to spice up your home. According to the brand, the artistic work of Ms Morais is influenced by the decorative arts, fashion, flora and fauna, forms and decorative techniques from the glamorous eras reappear in the most sophisticated versions of contemporary trends. The Koket name comes from Janet Morais nickname: “Janet la Coquette”. Ms Morais work is a blend of perfect multi-cultural influences. Born in New York but raised between Europe and the US, she captures different influences from her travels in order to bring a very original style into her work. ” LOVE IS A SUBJECT WITH ENDLESS ALLURE PRECISELY BECAUSE IT CANNOT BE DEFINED. ITS MYSTERY LIES IN ITS POWER TO SEDUCE,ENTICE AND CAPTIVATE.” The brand proposes 5 categories of products: Casegoods Upholstery…

Munna, when design becomes an Art.

Munna, when design becomes an Art.

This week at luxury activist we are discovering a few portuguese treasures. This time meet Munna. Munna is a furniture Brand specialized in Upholstery. It was created to be part of these atmospheres, with their appeal to elegance, uniqueness and freedom. Established in Oporto, in 2008, Munna’s mission is to transform emotions into products. The pieces result from the combination of traditional techniques and creative innovation. Portuguese experts, among craftsman, designers and joiners, who are committed to deliver only the highest quality, set out to develop armchairs,loveseats, sofas, ottomans and screens that never lose their power of amazement and allure. See here a video from the last Oporto show. Munna | Oporto Show 2012 from munnadesign on Vimeo. Discover here a special limited edition called the Heritage Revisited armchair by the jewelry designer Susana Martins. Heritage Revisited celebrates the club and the fraternity. Its silver back is totally handmade, with inspiration on the traditional Portuguese filigree….

Boca do Lobo,Design made in Portugal.

Boca do Lobo,Design made in Portugal.

Meet Boca do Lobo, a portuguese brand founded in 2005 with the goal to become the best in furniture design and production. It was in April 2005 that Boca do Lobo was founded in Rio Tinto – Portugal. Since then, they achieved international recognition thanks to their presence in Design fairs like the Milano Design show,  the 100% Design in London or the Architectural Digest show in NYC. See here how the Brand describes itself: “BOCA DO LOBO was created to bring excellence in furniture design. Since 2005 we have been working to share the best Portugal has to offer: the knowledge of its people who design and create furniture art, the tradition of working with the noble material of wood, and the artisans and joiners who create the pieces with their years of wisdom and experience and their love and dedication to the art that they perform. We strive to…