Get Inspired By Boca Do Lobo’s Furniture Pieces – Boca do Lobo strive to encourage sensational experiences by creating beautiful pieces which are passionately inspired and handcrafted in Portugal by a staff that loves what they do. Today, Interior Decoration brings you what Boca do Lobo has to offer in 2019.
Boca do Lobo’s pieces are a myriad of wonderment, the brand’s design continuously thrives throughout the times and is never out of style. Night watch, afternoon and terracotta are some of the colours that will be shining on their own in the upcoming season. Perfectly adapted to the edgy palette, the brand has pieces that would fit wholly in the awaited 2019 earthy coloured kaleidoscope, such as the Piccadilly cabinet, in the most glorious night watch tone. Taking contemporary pieces to the very next level, this cabinet is one of the most impressive pieces, but then if the feeling is greenish-blue, try colouring it a different hue.
Let the joyous afternoon colour invade the house and its warm touch, radiated through the Eden Center Table, warm up every single corner. Even though it’s hard, don’t miss the rest of the colours of the rainbow just by looking at this mesmerizing pot of gold, because the terracotta tone is flamboyant and mysteriously dazzling, and is worthy of all the attention. The noble D. Manuel and D. Heritage Cabinet draw inspiration from Portugal’s most prestigious legacies, therefore, allow these timeless homages to enter the house and let last year’s preserved tales and storytelling belong to next year’s expectancies. A journey of an entire year must begin with a single step, there’s a whole new crop of design trends to consider for 2019 Spring, and with Boca do Lobo the best is certainly yet to come!
The Techniques of Boca do Lobo
When crafting a piece like this, the end result is always different, each piece is unique. It is hand-crafted work, a work of love.’
The art of filigree was born during the Roman period and it was passed down through generations of skilled medieval jewellers, often emulating the work of the Byzantine goldsmiths of Constantinople, with embellished crosses, reliquaries and the covers of Bibles. Later, filigree became very popular in the French fashion world from the ’60s until today. Countries such as India, Italy, and of course, Portugal, have been treasuring it. Deeply embedded in Portugal’s history and culture, there are countless brilliant examples of this remarkable technique.
“Fine furniture calls for beautiful forms and one-of-a-kind silhouettes. One of the oldest arts of humankind reborn from the perfect marriage of ancient skills with mechanical methods.”
Joinery is one of the most elementary concepts in woodworking that connects different pieces of wood. A basic yet precious foundation that builds the pieces’ skeleton, therefore, Boca do Lobo has always put this efficient technique in the spotlight of their designs. The look of a joint, how strong it is and how long it will last through time are determined by the joining materials and which kind of technique is used in the process. A knowledge that valuable woodworkers have been putting into Boca do Lobo’s designs, making sure to enlighten one-of-kind silhouettes.
“The renowned hand-painted tiles reflect a Portuguese tradition with hundreds of years. There is no surprise that Boca do Lobo honours this treasurable fine art in the Heritage iconic series.”
Portugal, the country of whimsical beaches, Porto wine, seafood, and also azulejos. Even people who aren’t familiar with the term, they visually recall the ceramic tiles painted in blue artistic patterns, repeated in many historical buildings or as rich accent elements, such as house numbers. Profoundly linked to architectural use, it is usually applied as wall covering decoration, layering large surface areas on both the inside and outside of buildings.
“To form, to cut, and to joining processes can be a praiseworthy playground. An artful creative assortment of large-scale structures, assemblies, to the most delicate jewellery.”
Nowadays, metalworking can be truly artful to conceive, from a wide range of large-scale structures, assemblies, to the most delicate jewellery. It requires discipline, vision, and strength. Boca do Lobo has no restraint to use different processes and tools to shape new designs, by giving to their pieces rough, yet powerful expression.
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