Amapo

While it might take a lot of je ne sais quoi to wear São Paulo clothing brand Amapo's fabulously bright, colorful inventions, the risk is worth the undivided attention. Partners Carolina Gold and Pitty Taliani came together in 2004 to design a collection based on exclusive prints with a twinge of beach-side sensibility, which has since become the brand's defining agenda and the stuff that …

Bblessing Home Absinthe Set

One of our favorite men's stores, Bblessing, just launched their brand-spanking new home line. These graphic absinthe spoons—the first pieces in the line—were designed by Surface to Air's Daniel Jackson in keeping with the store's interior, which was "very much inspired by my own abstraction of a fin de siècle Absinthe bar." For those unfamiliar with the absinthiana, the ritual of drinking the famed, mind-bending …

FAAP x Surface to Air São Paulo

The Brazilian outpost of Paris-based creative group Surface to Air just launched an impressive collection in their store from the post-graduate class of São Paulo’s FAAP, a renowned fashion design school in the city. Under the tutelage of their professor Jum Nakao, a respected Brazilian designer, eight students conceived and designed a collection that taught them not only about the details behind design itself but …