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…
The Luxury Design & Craftsmanship Summit is coming and this year it’s going to have some of the most impressive showcases of live craftsmanship work, where master artisans will demonstrate their crafts and how they make unique luxury design! Today we have for you some of these amazing techniques that will be in this Second edition of the LDCSummit!
The art of casting metals into a chosen shape and size. The process starts by melting metal into a liquid, pouring it in a mould with a cavity 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 mould. This technique is one of the most used for making intricate forms that would be difficult to have from other methods. Perfect for luxury design creations.
From its natural look and textures to highly polished and coloured versions, wood has always been easily accessible and relatively easy to manipulate, attracting the interest of artists and designers over the years. Adding details to a piece can be performed thru different wood carving styles and techniques, such as pattern, blocking, detailing, surfacing, or smoothening.
One of the most representative art forms of the Portuguese cultural heritage. The renowned blue hand-painted tiles reflect a tradition used for hundreds of years. Azulejo is usually clay or ceramic plate piece, generally with a square shape decorated with glazed colourful designs, and repeated hundreds to a few thousand times.
It is used as a wall covering decoration, being linked to architectural use, covering large surface areas on both the inside and outside of buildings. The majority of tiles illustrates Moorish designs which have curvilinear, lace-like and looping designs, or even have geometric or floral motifs.
Keep with us to find out, who are the next speakers, the masters and techniques that build luxury design, and a lot more of what is going to happen in the 2nd edition of the Luxury Design & Craftsmanship summit.