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Joaquim Tenreiro

Blog Posts tagged with Joaquim Tenreiro

Joaquim Tenreiro sofa in Jacaranda

For the Love of Passion?

Posted: October 07, 2011 13:32 Last Updated: | Heather Karlie Vieira

Can you follow your passion?  Can you live a life full of only what you hold dear?  Is this possible?  Well sure.  Sort of.  Let's talk about artists.  Creators who produce work that is wholly about their passion.  Artists who break barriers and cause us to stop and think.  Artists who challenge the old guard and what has always been to create what will be.  Often times, these artists are not fully appreciated in their own time.  So, I ask you - Can you follow your passion or do you have to follow the money?   The idealistic me says that of course you can live a life following your p...


The Poltrona Leve by Joaquim Tenreiro

The Brazilian Modernist Designers and Architects: Brazil 1950 - 1970

Posted: July 20, 2011 12:15 Last Updated: | Heather Karlie Vieira

When people speak of Cidade Maravilhosa, Rio de Janeiro, they are generally speaking of the lush tropical natural beauty that is rivaled only by its inhabitants.  They generally are speaking of Carnaval, The Girl from Ipanema and other such icons that conjure up beauties and the beach.  They are not generally speaking of world class architects and furniture designers.  But they should be. Hi, my name is Heather Karlie Vieira and I'd like to introduce you to a world of important design.  Oscar Niemeyer, Joaquim Tenreiro, Sergio Rodrigues, Jorge Zalszupin, Percival Lafer, Jean Gillon, Miche...