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Ecorkhotel in Évora, Portugal, by José Carlos Cruz Architect

Ecorkhotel in Évora, Portugal, by José Carlos Cruz Architect

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Portuguese architect José Carlos Cruz has unveiled photographs of his Ecorkhotel, the first hotel in the world with external walls clad entirely in natural brown cork…

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Portugal Fashion: unravelling innovation in fashion and design on the global arena

Portugal Fashion: unravelling innovation in fashion and design on the global arena

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In spite of having established a solid international reputation as a manufacturing nation of clothing and footwear dating as far as back as the late 19th century, Portugal has not always been a country associated with sartorial creativity…

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Nuno Gama Menswear Spring/Summer 2014

Nuno Gama Menswear Spring/Summer 2014image

Amongst the short list of Portuguese menswear designers, Nuno Gama is probably the most influential. A graduate of the fashion design course from CITEX in Oporto, Gama founded his eponymous label in 1991 and went on to open nine stores throughout Portugal within five years…

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Quinta de Lemos in Portugal by Carvalho Araújo

Quinta de Lemos in Portugal by Carvalho Araújo

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Portuguese architecture and design studio Carvalho Araújo have completed a building for wine makers Quinta de Lemos that comprises a restaurant, a three-bedroom guest house and wine showroom designed to provide a holistic experience about wine and wine making…

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The most beautiful homes in the world: Villa in Quinta do Lago, Portugal, by De Blacam & Meagher Architects

The most beautiful homes in the world: Villa in Quinta do Lago, Portugal, by De Blacam & Meagher Architects

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Paulino Spectacles: honouring tradition in eyewear manufacturing

Paulino Spectacles: honouring tradition in eyewear manufacturing

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The Most Beautiful Homes in the World: U-House by Jorge Graça Costa, Portugal

The Most Beautiful Homes in the World: U-House by Jorge Graça Costa, Portugal

 

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Senhor Prudêncio Men’s Footwear and Accessories

The brainchild of Portuguese designer João Pedro Filipe, Senhor Prudêncio is a new and promising brand of men’s shoes and accessories recently shown during London Fashion Week for Spring/Summer 2013 (with the support of support of the European Capital of Culture, Guimarães 2012 through the platform Fashion/Hub). A graduate of Fashion Design by the Institute Français de la Mode (IFM) in Paris, Filipe was also a winner of a British Council Young Creative Entrepreneur Award, and owns a design studio that has developed products for several brands.

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