Admiring the Work of Architect Lina Bo Bardi

My recent post on designer Joaquim Tenreiro got me a little curious to the other great talents Brazil has produced, so today we are visiting the beautiful home of Brazilian born Italian raised Architect Lina Bardi. The home we’re admiring today is actually referred to many as the glass house, however I didn’t want to confuse anyone into thinking this was the work of Philip Johnson. I’m not sure if Lina took direct influence …

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Furniture by Joaquim Tenreiro

I’ve always (and I’m showing my age here) recognised Brazil mainly for their sporting achievements, having grown up watching the Rivaldo’s and Ronaldinho’s of this world with much amazement. It got me thinking this morning that I must research more into the designers that originate from this wonderful country, and in doing so I stumbled across a collection of furniture made by Joaquim Tenreiro. Before going into any detail on …

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