With the event of the year coming, we can’t let you go around without you having all the gossip about it! The Luxury Design and Craftmanship Summit 2018 is a unique event you can’t afford to miss!
The Luxury Design and Craftmanship Summit will be taking place on 20-21 of June and you can’t afford to miss the event of the year! With so much to look forward to, we’re going to give you all the scoop about the luxury design ideas.
Leaf Gilding – Used by the Covet Group’s Brands in the top-selling pieces, this luxury business used the leaf gilding that refers to a decorative technique for applying fine gold leaf to solid surfaces such as wood, stones or metal with a thin coating of gold. A very complex technique that is mastered by the master artisans.
Filigree – As the holding place of the Luxury and Design Summit, Gondomar is known for its skilled art in Filigree. As one of the Filigree Capital of Europe, this will, of course, be a highlight of the whole event with a strong live showcase.
Azulejo and Arraoilos – Traditional Portuguese Arts & Crafts are going to be a highlight as well! Azulejo is a form of painted tin-glazed ceramic tile work that is primarily seen in the streets and homes of Portugal. Protected by law, this art form is protected by law. Arraiolos rugs and tapestry is one of the most traditional products of Portugal. Inspired by Persian Carpets, this traditional art consists of rugs made of embroidered wool with some amazing patterns.
Within the textile arts, you’ll be able to see a live showcase of Embroidery and the Lace of Bilros. So what is this deal about Lace of Bilros? Well, according to mydesignagenda, “This lace is produced by the successive crossing or interspersed of textile yarns, executed on the pike and with the aid of pins and bobbins.” Bonus info: The Portuguese Government started several programs aimed to protect this art form!
Portuguese Luxury and Watchmaking Association – a relevant speaker in this summit, this a private company that represents approximately 60% jewellery production in the North of Portugal where this incredible summit will be held. Strong advocates of Craftmanship and Luxury Design, this first edition of the luxury summit will be the one to not miss!
Storytailors – One of Portugal’s most iconic Fashion Designers & Brands, the Summit will count with João Branco and Luiz Sanchez – the leaders and main creators of the fashion studio. Following the principles of handmade and the craftmanship nature, they combine the best of both worlds in their collections.
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