Curvas Dining Chair

Beauty in simplicity realized by Portugese designer Gonçalo Campos

When we last heard from Portugese product designer Gonçalo Campos he had just announced the Geo table, a beautiful balance of raw and polished materials. Now, building on this refined aesthetic is the Curvas dining chair, a solid pine seat purposefully designed to be comfortable and beautiful. To blend high and low tech production Campos called upon computer-controlled machinery to cut each piece, while relying …

The Geo Table

Warm pine and cold granite conjure man's relationship with nature

The new pine and granite Geo Table from Portuguese product designer Gonçalo Campos makes a bold design statement with the raw materials. By leaving the underside of the slab tabletop unfinished, Campos aims to remind the user where the individual components come from, while juxtaposing the cold top finish against the warm pine legs. This homage to untamed nature raises the question of material origin—which …