One of most anticipated craftsmanship and luxury design events of this year is almost here, Luxury Design and Craftsmanship Summit 2018! This time we´re telling you about the arts and speakers that you´ll have a chance to see on this event!
Let’s start with speakers and with The Michelangelo Foundation for Creativity and Craftsmanship. This is one of the biggest names of this Summit, like at in entire Design World. For those who are not familiar with them, the Michelangelo Foundation is an international non-profit entity which celebrates and preserves master craftsmanship and strengthens its belonging to the design world. They are a valuable addition for this first edition’s speakers roster, because they are going to showcase their plans and inputs of how to assure the preservation of the design and craftsmanship across the whole world!
Speaking of craftsmanship, Vista Alegre and Topázio will also be as speakers at the Luxury Design and Craftsmanship Summit. They are Two of the Top Design Entreprises of Portugal and they both respect, honor and elevate the values of craftsmanship with their astonishing products and collections. For those who don’t are not familiar, Vista Alegre is one of the oldest porcelain manufacturers of Europe and it’s also one of the most popular ones in the porcelain industry. The same goes for Topázio. This brand has been dominating the jewelry industry for over a century. This is a top premium brand that well known worldwide as one of the best manufactures of jewelry pieces that fully embodies the principles of craftsmanship.
At the sector of Furniture Luxury Brands will be widely represented by Boca do Lobo, whose pieces of furniture are an exclusive, emotional and creative experience to anyone. Especially if your looking ideas for your dining room. All of brand’s amazing pieces are passionately inspired and handcrafted in Portugal by a staff that loves their doing and that provides each piece a creative mixture of design, art and craftsmanship. You’ll be able to find Boca do Lobo in the Speakers Lists of the First Edition of Luxury Design and Craftsmanship Summit, so get prepared to be presented with a complete know-how experience of how to elevate design and create stunning handcrafted pieces.
The Luxury Design & Craftsmanship Summit will be held in Gondomar, a city that is known as the Filigree Capital of Europe. So it’s obvious that Filigree will also be presented during this event with a strong live showcase that will promote this jewelry art form that translates into a delicate metalwork that simulates lace.
One of traditional arts is mastered by Leaf Gilding! Well used by the Covet Group’s Brands in several top-selling pieces, Leaf Gilding refers to a decorative technique for applying fine gold leaf to hard solid surfaces such as wood, stone, or metal to give a thin coating of gold. It might seem easy, but it’s a very complicated technique that takes time to be mastered, and in the Luxury Design and Craftsmanship Summit you’ll be able to understand why in a stunning live act!
Speaking about stunning traditional and iconic Portuguese Arts & Crafts, the amazing and worldwide recognize arts of Azulejo and Arraoilos will also be represented in this Summit. Azulejo it’s a form of painted tin-glazed ceramic tile work extremely popular in Portugal. It’s even so popular that it’s protected by law and all buildings with Azulejos have to obey some strict maintenance laws! Expect to learn more about Azulejos in some live acts during the event!
So as you can see, the Summit will be the ideal place to get in touch with all these classic arts and to learn more about them and what can you do to help keep them alive! It is also great chance to get inspirational dining room ideas to your home with the wonderful pieces of craftsmanship!