Nuno Lacerda Lopes Furniture


ISBN 9789899748026

Edition Transnetica

Year 2011

Print Run 750

Number of Pages 256

Dimension 25x30cm

Where to buy

Transnética

Wook

Leitura

Bulhosa

Fnac

 

About the book


Besides the collection of best furniture projects designed by architect Nuno Lacerda Lopes and his team over the past 20 years, this book brings together theoretical memories of the intimate relationship with their creator's works, as well as reports from customers "intruders".

 

Excerpt


The one-piece design contains two opposing realities:an ideal and other material. The design will turn these opposites in an unit, embodying the natural relationship between humans and objects, or between architecture and man that inhabits it. So I think in objects, furniture, as something that is familiar to us and we should not creatively kill, rather continue it, adding other viewpoints,needs and requirements. They should be “equal” but also different. They should be “normal” but still special; and must be “new” but steeped in history and tradition. Finally, they must be necessary for man to exist.“(…) “