MoMA Design Store: Destination Portugal

Tapping Portugal as their next port of call, the newest in the MoMA Design Store's Destination Series will highlight products from emerging and established designers. Launching in May 2010 with a limited run of a few months, the collection showcases over 100 products, many of which are available for the first time outside of Portugal. Many of the products use traditional materials, techniques and leverage …

Boca do Lobo Furniture

by Richard Prime Fusing local craftsmanship traditions with modern techniques, designs and colorways, Portuguese design brand Boca do Lobo's furniture never fails to charge the senses. Crochet, the latest and a masterstroke of overindulgence, prevents the eye from settling. (Pictured above.) Glittery swaths of dark blue brass layered over the entire gold leaf surface make for a chest that we can imagine in Liberace's living …

Lutz Pankow: S_Lights

Last week during New York's design fair, Bernhardt Design teamed up with ICFF to present the ICFF Studio , an exhibition space for showcasing prototypical work by young designers. One of these talents was the highly-skilled Lutz Pankow , a Portuguese emigré who studied engineering and product design at the Academy of Fine Arts in Saarbruecken, and lives in Hamburg, Germany. His contribution to the …