As you already know, the Luxury Design and Craftsmanship Summit are going to take place no less than a week away! With this already on the course, we need to take into account all the reasons why you should be visiting the unique city where this astounding project is going to take place on – Oporto!
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A one of a kind experience, the Luxury Design and Craftsmanship Summit 2018 is going to bring everything to the table when it comes to joining two forces in the world of design – Craftsmanship and Luxury. Grab your tickets and get around to visit this incredible town!
Now that there’s no time left, you need to book your trip to this one of a kind event in the luxury world! Taking place on the 20 to the 22 of June, this is the place you’ll want to return over and over again. Why? We give you all the reasons!
For starters, you can’t leave Porto without having a peek at Clérigos Tower, in the historic downtown. Then you need to make the pit-stop of all the pit-stops – the famous Lello Bookstore and after, you need to get around to see the iconic Sao Bento Train Station along the world-class riverside area and the unique Port Wine Cellars.
Although Porto is a cultural city wherever place you decide to step into, it has unique outdoor places as well where you can just sit, relax and have a good time. Two of our fan favourites are… Virtudes Gardens, the Square of Lions or the Chrystal Palace Gardens and if you enjoy the nightlife, then you can’t miss a night out at the Galerias de Paris in Downtown Oporto!
One of the most important festivities is coming and we couldn’t let it pass. We’re talking about São Joao Party of course. A traditional regional party that honours the patron saint of Porto – São João. Celebrating in a unique way, there will be fireworks during the 24th of June and plenty of fun all around!
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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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