São Paulo Design Weekend: The Love Project

Brazilian architect Guto Requena 3D-prints unique shapes based on participants' emotions

by Jorge Grimberg Brazilian architect Guto Requena launched a project that is very close to his heart at Design Weekend São Paulo. Through a special software developed by D3 Studio, personal emotions are captured to define new shapes for everyday objects. “The Love Project is a study in design, science and technology that captures the emotions people feel in relating personal love stories and transforms …

Design Weekend São Paulo: MADE Pop-Up

A design collective's clever transgression of function and materials provoke the rethinking of everyday objects

by Jorge Grimberg Part of many different events comprising Brazil’s second-annual Design Weekend São Paulo, the MADE (Mercado+Arte+Design) pop-up featured an exhibition curated by investment banker-turned-collector Waldick Jatobá. Within MADE were projects of different focuses—including a spotlight on Polish design and an installation by Italians Giorgio and Marco Bonaguro Guazzini, sponsored by Electrolux. But the highlight of the pop-up came from Grupo (in)vasão, a collective …