The apuí base was woven by the same suburban workshop that produces the studio’s wicker collections, while the canopy was welded on-site in seven sections by artisans including João, who has been with the Campanas for more than 20 years. “The welding is very spontaneous,” says Fernando. “It allows our workers to have some creativity. We just say ‘there has to be more mass here’ and he chooses.” Says Humberto: “I wanted it to look beautiful so I kept asking them to put more and more and they were like, ‘Please, consult an engineer!’ I was so enthusiastic about the project I forgot about the functionality.”
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The apuí base was woven by the same suburban workshop that produces the studio’s wicker collections, while the canopy was welded on-site in seven sections by artisans including João, who has been with the Campanas for more than 20 years. “The welding is very spontaneous,” says Fernando. “It allows our workers to have some creativity. We just say ‘there has to be more mass here’ and he chooses.” Says Humberto: “I wanted it to look beautiful so I kept asking them to put more and more and they were like, ‘Please, consult an engineer!’ I was so enthusiastic about the project I forgot about the functionality.”