For our new catalogue 2020, we are growing the community that makes VICARA what it is today. A local network of designers,makers and producers that spreads Portuguese
design through homes all around the world. With that in mind, we invited our friend Ivo Oliveira Rodrigues to photograph the ICONICS collection ) at the beautiful ESAD.CR – the school where most of us at VICARA studied.
Once again we will be present at the Ambiente Fair 2020 in Frankfurt, Germany. Known as one of the biggest fairs in the World, we will be showing our new Tasco collection. With a focus on the Pausa Cups, designed by Monica Santos Studio, this terracota collection pays an homage to the traditional portuguese gastronomic culture. Visit us at Hall 8 – Stand E67
Once again, we will be participating at the Maison et Objet trade fair in Paris, France. Partaking in this renouned exhibition, we will also be exhibiting a number of selected pieces on the “What’s new?” space, curated by Elizabeth Lerich. Please visit us, on the Hall 6 at the booth K148. See you in Paris!
We are exhibiting at the Maison et Objet in Paris this week. This is an opportunity to get to know most of our edited pieces and our novelties. We are going to be at the Hall 6 -K150, under the Today Signature banner. If you want to meet good portuguese design, contact us to schedule a meeting. See you in Paris!
On the 30th of May we are going to present the latest VICARA’s collection entitled “TASCO” 🍷
It will take place in Fabrica Features Lisboa, and the exhibition will be running up until the 23rd June.
“TASCO” 🍷 will focus on the portuguese gastronomic cultural heritage.
Adding plates, small cups and bowls to our catalogue, with these ceramic pieces you will able to set up a table for a nice petisco 🙂
For the#designerofthemonth we released a LIMITED edition of 4 POLIEDRO pieces in one of the brand’s favourite color: Blue.
For this event, they are available in them Aquamarine Light Blue and in Navy Dark Blue. Part of the designer’s Mutant Moulds which create diferent shapes each time a piece is produced.
Following our close collaboration with our designers, this year we are lauching a few new products. The first batch of products is composed by specially made pieces. Apart from our already usually ceramic and glass pieces, we added a burnt wood lathed bowl.
We are going to be exhibiting at the Ambiente Fair in Frankfurt, Germany, from the 8th-12th February. You can find us in the Hall 8.0 at the B 96 Booth. Focused on glass and tableware, we are going to be presenting new products and versions. Feel free to visit or make an appointment with us. We are happy to welcome you.
At the end of this month we are going to present “Núcleo Duro” in Lisbon. With the suport of Lisbon Gallery – Design&Architecture by experimenta we are launching new products designed by our closest group of experimental designers. So Save the Date. At the 30th of November and 1st of December, we are going to be at Chiado, Lisbon.
The first 5 stars Hotel in Serra da Estrela is now open. At Casa de São Lourenço – Burel Panorama Hotel you can find pieces from various artists and designers, some of them from VICARA, like the Caruma Vases from Eneida Tavares and the P1 pieces by Sofia Venâncio. With architecture from Site Specific and interior design by P-06, the hotel looks simply amazing. Take a look at some of the pictures and judge by yourself at www.casadesaolourenco.pt.
The Museum for Design and Fashion, MUDE, organized the exhibition “Presente, Futuro. Design para a mudança”, which consists of 37 proposals that cover areas diverse as transportation, educations, music and other. Proposals that in some way direct towards a future of change. The ceramic tops Leonor, designed by Rita de Almeida Martins, were one of the selected pieces. In a world of mass consumption the Leonor pieces allow for the re-use of empty common glass containers, turning then into beautiful jars and vases.
At Livraria Arquivo‘s gallery space we presented all our products for the first time in our home town. At the exhibition opening we had the pleasure of receiving many visitors, friends, colleagues and interested visitors. Intended as voyage towards the story of the brand, it showcases our products, as well as the designers and press.
These boards are simple and a really beautiful way of serving appetizers and impressing your guests. We have yet again collaborated with OJEAM studio to edit one of their designs. Making an homage to old school papers, these boards come in two sizes/colours, A4/blue and A5/red, and are made in high grade plywood with a food compatible oil finish.
Don’t miss the June edition of Vogue where you will find our CMYK glass set by OJEAM Studio in the article “Fountain of Life” by Catarina Parkinson. With photography by Ricardo Lamego, Production by Irina Chitas and set design by Ana Caracol e Pedro, this editorial captures the shapes of different water containers. . Available on our webshop and selected retailers. Free shiping for all orders within EU.
Some of our products were featured on the Wallpaper Magazine, edition 229th of April 2018.
Part of a special “survey of six design hotspots” which highlighted the best current designs of each country, we had the pleasure of having our products Cerne Glasses, by Samuel Reis, and Veneer lamp, by Luis Nascimento, be selected onto such a nice group of objects.
We are going to be exhibiting at the Ambiente Fair in Frankfurt, Germany, from the 9th-13th February. You can find us in the Hall 11.0 at the H 58 Booth, on the Next section. Focused on glass and tableware, we are going to be presenting new products and versions. Feel free to visit or make an appointment with us. We are happy to welcome you.
In this special time of the year we are offering 20% discount on all of VICARAs selected products. Manufactured in Portugal, with the high standards the industry has to offer, these products are the perfect gifts for your family or friends. You can find on our catalogue products for the home such as Lamps, Accessories and Decorative Pieces. Browse through our webshop our simply take advantage of our XMAS time promotions.
Vicara was in charge of the decoration of Second Option’s apartments in Leiria. Second Option is taking care of renting and selling rooms, houses and studios and is collaborating with Vicara in order to give each visitor; resident, tourist or expat a feeling of being at home. Vicara is known for its aesthetic qualities, craftsmanship and connections with the local network. This was also the main approach in decorating the spaces. The result was a stunning and serene environment comprising of the following products: Ludity and Marinha in which wood and cork are complementary used in order to create a good balance between aesthetics and comfort.
Portuguese design has a new website! Developed by Catarina Lee and Susana Sanches the new VICARA website features a webshop and the stunning catalog photos by studio G’Day Byron Bay . Now you can shop our products at your home anywhere you are! Our curated selection of portuguese design products, carefully manufactured and crafted by some of the best craftsmen in Portugal are a must fit in every modern home. Made with selected materials and processes that offer the best of the world known portuguese manufacturing industry, our products aim for excellence. Aditionaly, we offer free worldwide shipping and a selection of various choices for you to offer a perfect gift our the perfect fit for your home.
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