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FOOD-DRINK
Tuju, São Paulo
by Jorge Grimberg In São Paulo, a new restaurant has taken the search for local suppliers to the next level. “All we have planted here is eatable, from the greenhouse to the front garden," Ivan Raslton Bielawski—the eatery's 29-year-old chef—tells...
DESIGN
São Paulo Design Weekend: The Love Project
by Jorge Grimberg Brazilian architect Guto Requena launched a project that is very close to his heart at Design Weekend São Paulo. Through a special software developed by D3 Studio, personal emotions are captured to define new shapes for everyday...
DESIGN
Design Weekend São Paulo: MADE Pop-Up
by Jorge Grimberg Part of many different events comprising Brazil's second-annual Design Weekend São Paulo, the MADE (Mercado+Arte+Design) pop-up featured an exhibition curated by investment banker-turned-collector Waldick Jatobá. Within MADE were...
FOOD-DRINK
Martins Cafe
Inside the colorful cardboard boxes by Martins Cafe, you'd expect to find retro wind-up toys. However, once you tear off a flap from the robot-printed package you're hit with the rich smell of ground coffee instead. The unexpected element marks...
FOOD-DRINK
Coffee Lab
While the U.S. is going through an artisanal coffee movement, Brazil—already the world's largest producer of coffee—is seeing a revolution of its own, with shops like Sao Paulo's new Coffee Lab at its center. Working with one roasting...
TRAVEL
CH Local: São Paulo
Our newest installment for the Cool Hunting Local section, the São Paolo guide features ten of the best "jumping-off" points for those visiting the tropical city. Here is a taste of the insider tips we feel will help you prepare for a memorable...
TRAVEL
The Sion District, Belo Horizonte
The focus on Brazil's tourist meccas of Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Salvador makes Belo Horizonte—the country's third largest city and where I stayed on my recent visit to art park Inhotim—all the more appealing. Full of hidden...
CULTURE
Base-V: Box 3 Art Prints
Kicking any hint of soccer rivalry far aside, Sao Paulo's Base-V art collective got together with their compatriots south of the border to release a super-limited-edition set of 25 color prints showcasing São Paulo and Buenos Aires artists...
CULTURE
Papergirl Street Art Project
by Ariston Anderson When it comes to street art, it’s difficult not to reinvent the wheel. We often see the same wheatpaste graphics or stencil styles over and over. That’s why we were thrilled that our friend...
TECH
Moda Home Collection for Micasa by Adriana Barra
Brazilian fashion designer Adriana Barra is well known for her vivid, dizzying prints on boho dresses. She recently applied these works to release a print-embellished Moda Home Collection for the highly conceptual furniture store Micasa in Sao Paulo...
TECH
Granado
Since 1870, Rio de Janeiro-based Granado has been incorporating local and natural ingredients in their hair care items, soap and lotions which come in different varieties to address specific beauty battles. One of my favorites is the Castanha de...
STYLE
Atelier Urbano, São Paulo
São Paulo’s Atelier Urbano is a house of style and inspiration when it comes to their chic bags. The handmade Winter 2007 collection (northern and southern hemispheres have opposite seasons) employ macramé weaving...
STYLE
Papé Sandals
Brazil—where Havianas were born—is renowned for fabricating sandals because they've had the years of practice to make them beautiful. Enter Papé. Papé sandals blend customization with fashion...
CULTURE
The Fish That Ate the Shooting Star
I am in Sao Paulo for the opening of "The Fish That Ate the Shooting Star" Os Gemeos' first solo show in their homeland, Brazil, opening today, 28 July 2006. Most of Os Gemeos' friends and family in Brazil have never experienced...
CULTURE
Gerhard Stochl: Skateboarders 1996-2006
If you are in Berlin for the World Cup excitement and have some downtime between matches (or if you just want to flee the excitement), you should check out New York-based photographer Gerhard Stochl's show at CircleCulture Gallery that opens...
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