são paulo MADE mercado arte design shows a selection of collectible design
all images © designboom or courtesy the designers /galleries




designboom visited MADE — mercado·arte·design in são paulo, brazil. presented at the city’s jockey club, the vast venue was host to a range of works by international creatives sou fujimoto and bethan laura wood, alongside a number of emerging brazilian designers; offering an overview of the curious materials and production techniques that contemporary object makers in the south american country are engaged in.


‘bulb cloud’ outdoor pavilion of 1000 light bulbs by sou fujimoto (here pictured with designboom founder birgit lohmann). the installation was created especially for MADE.



MADE show floor at the são paulo jockey club which played host to young brazilian talents


bethan laura wood



‘criss cross’ hand blown pyrex glass lamp by bethan laura wood, in which layers of ‘flower petals’ create a conversation between shapes and colors.



bench by oscar niemeyer, seen at the gallery colecao etel 



mirrors by alva design – marcelo alvarenga and susana bastos; chairs by oswaldo bratke 


naif collection by thinkDO studio at MADE mercado-arte-design in são paulo
smartphone sound amplifier made of soda bottles and various parts from discarded objects found on the streets são paulo by local practice thinkDO studio. read more about the ‘naif collection’ of furniture and accessories on designboom here. 



bench and stool by rodrigo ambrosio made from metal and nylon rope



brazilian designer carol gay and her collection of furniture made from metal and sliced geodes


‘agata’ coffee table by carole gay



bruno jahara’s  terracotta vase collection seen at poeira gallery



‘repaired objects’ by paulo goldstein 



repaired chairs imbued with new meaning and functionality by paulo goldstein 

atelier bam shapes berimbau light collection for bertolucci

pendant ‘berimbau’ lamps by atelier bam. read more about the project on designboom here.


a table made from wooden skewers connected with red putty for structural support



works by denny stormen


a stool made from blown metal and rods has the appearance of a soft tufted seat


the classic saarinen and panton chairs interpreted by leo capote made from welding nuts in carbon steel



chair and carpet designed by sergio matos, made with floral wire and wrapped with wire crochet by artisans from paraíba, community alpha in the port city of cabedelo.



lamp and chairs by amorial design group /sergio matos



exhibition of gallery legado arte at MADE



legado arte showcases brazilian furniture design from the past



‘jangada’ armchair by jean gillon seen at gallery pepalito



stools by sergio rodrigues



beautiful exhibition setting seen at gallery passado composto XX (in the mirror: designboom founder massimo mini)



a view into the gallery passado composto seculo XX exhibition



tapestry by genaro de carvalho, seen at gallery passado composto XX 



popular brazilian art from the collection of lina bo bardi




a never-seen-before exhibition of lina bo bardi’s work and her view of popular art and brazilian artisanal handicraft was shown at the bradesco private bank lounge. architect marcos marcelino is co-curator of the exhibition and was responsible for the ambiance of the lounge, referencing the interior designs of lina bo bardi.


furniture by lina bo bardi



cupboard by fernando and humberto campana 



daily MADE talk sessions: waldick jatoba (founder of sao paulo MADE mercado arte design) moderates a discussion with to humberto campana




outdoor pavilion of soda bottles designed by studio KCA, ‘drop’, curated by jason klimoski 



MADE by night with ‘cloud bulb’ installation by sou fujimoto



MADE curator waldick jatobá with sou fujimoto 



about MADE — mercado·arte·design :


waldick jatobá is collector and co-founder of the design fair MADE — mercado·arte·design in são paulo

organized by w/design, with general production manager katia avillez, in partnership with casa cor and sponsored by bradesco private bank, the second edition of MADE has take place from november 5th to 9th, 2014 at the são paulo jockey club. in and architectually imposing building such as the jockey club, the design and art fair identifies concept-driven brazilian and international practices, serving as a dynamic platform to showcase the interplay of two fileds as seen in the fair’s installations and programs, and the context in which these practices may exist and thrive. the fair aims to cover everything from contemporary to vintage design. ‘of course, it is my obligation as the co-founder to democratize the information through seminars, round tables, conferences, and exhibitions’, describes jatobá of the program. ‘there is a huge education program behind the whole project with dialogues that intersect the fields of architecture, and urban design.

the second edition was held from november 5 to 9, 2014 at the jockey club de são paulo – avenida lineu de paula machado, 1.173 – são paulo, brazil.