Handmade Pieces: Boca do Lobo Presents Crochet Family : Thinking of design as a way of Art, Boca do Lobo has taken it to its pieces. Crochet Family is one of this rare cases where design meets art and history. Take a closer look to this family and fall in love with this handmade pieces of art.
Every once in a while, Boca do Lobo runs across Portuguese architecture, culture and art. And this time, it happened again with the recreation of this beautifully design and meticulously handcrafted chest. Crochet is now bigger and wider than the original one, yet this distinct and timeless design piece exhales a powerful presence. It encompasses baroque, eclecticism, and a blend of modern and traditional reference. Drawing inspiration from the old and primitive, to new and modern art, this piece is built with great attention to subtle detail and proportion. The method of crocheting was also reinterpreted in this piece through the forging of 60kg of polished brass pulls by a local jeweler resulting in a mesh, which adorns the sinuous silhouette of the contemporary piece. These pulls can also be copper plated. This chest is made from wood, finished with a golden leaf with translucent shades like champagne and crème. The elegance of champagne and the warmth of crème are a striking combination that will create a sophisticated ambience.
Boca do Lobo is known as the “jeweler” of furniture design and each piece carries the artisans’ own passion and emotion. When a piece like Crochet is set in a home, and surround it by a new way of life, the piece takes on its own unique identity, combining original inspiration with the pride of ownership. That’s why we decided to reinterpret the chest and give it another use. Crochet bedside table will provide ample space to keep lingerie, as well as anything else that needs to be stored. In addition to being the perfect place to store your lingerie, the drawers of this chest can store more than just intimates. You can use your extra drawers to store other small items, like scarves, jewelry, and other small accessories One reason our designs are so distinct and sophisticated is the interesting mix of traditional manufacturing techniques with contemporary technology methods. Expect the unexpected with this bedside table, made from wood and finished with a golden leaf with translucent shades like champagne and crème. The elegance of champagne and the warmth of crème are a striking combination that will create a sophisticated ambience to your elegant bedroom.
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Today as ever, we invest our homes with our passions, our love of beauty and our desire to live with simplicity, ease and elegance. This sensational piece was inspired by the traditional craft of crochet, a process of creating fabric that consists of pulling loops of yarn through other loops. Crochet, a masterstroke of overindulgence, prevents the eye from settling. Glittery swaths of shades of champagne and crème polished brass layered over the entire gold leaf surface make for a center table that we can imagine in Liberace’s living room. Its tempered smoked glass top rests on a perfectly wood finished with a golden leaf base. Crochet center table includes a generous storage space in its interior – discreet and very useful. Crochet will add a touch of elegance to your home décor since it was created to translate a desire into beautiful, well-made center table inspired in tradition, designed for modern lifestyles.