When it comes to craftsmanship, Italy leads the way! Their knowledge of ancient techniques and how to combine them with new technology are part of their success in creating the most amazing designer furniture pieces. Italian Design is…
Design Limited Edition has carefully selected exclusive furniture, one-of-a-kind pieces, that carry the lengthy tradition of bespoke and exceptional Craftsmanship! Boca do Lobo pays a tribute to ancient techniques like another brand, as talented artisans use their wisdom to merge traditional production techniques with the latest technological methods. Discover everything about these exclusive furniture pieces and what it takes to produce them!
The metalwork process can be truly artful to conceive a wide range of large-scale structures, parts, to the most unique designs. It requires discipline, vision, and strength. This technique gives to pieces rough yet powerful expression.
The process of metalworking starts by melting metal into a liquid, pouring it in a mold of the desired shape, and removing the material, or casting after the final work gets cool and then solidified. The solidified part can be ejected or even broken out of the mold!
Wood Carving is one of the most ancient arts in Human History, and it is considered a fundamental woodwork technique. Carved designs appear in Boca do Lobo’s collection, and this craftsmanship technique is always learned with the experienced master artisans that pass their precious know-how to the young generations.
Filigree is one of the most delicate types of jewelry metalwork, which generally uses precious metals, like gold and silver, in art pieces created with small and detailed beads and twisted threads fused together. This aged craftsmanship technique generates artworks with the finest beauty. In the past, it was common in Italy, France, and Portugal, from 1660 to the late 19th century, and now Boca do Lobo’s uses this method to create remarkable contemporary pieces!
Leaf Gilding is one of the most luxurious ancient crafting techniques. It is a decorative method in which artisans apply a very thin coating of metal, usually gold, to solid surfaces such as metal, wood, porcelain, or stone. Gold Leaves are created from gold that is hammered into thin sheets by gold beating, then they will be used for leaf gilding.
The hand-painted tiles are one of the most representative art forms of the Portuguese culture, reflecting a tradition with hundreds of years, and it often portrays scenes from our history or its fabulous sights.
Azulejo is a clay or ceramic plate piece, generally with a square shape decorated with glazed colorful designs, and the majority of tiles show Moorish designs which have curvilinear, lacelike, and looping designs, or even have geometric or floral motifs.