Portugal Manual: the community who redesigns the Portuguese tradition
As founder and curator of Portugal Manual, my first objective is to tell the stories of these new artisans who dare to return to the handmade works. One of the problems that I have identified was the loneliness of these entrepreneurs. So, I decided to build a community of people who share all of these challenges to support each other, and most of the time that is so simple as to talk with someone who has the same questions and feelings everyday.
Nazaré in the 50's by the most renowned photographers
At the base of Luz Editions, there is the love of photography and transmission. Old photographs of Portugal fascinate and move me. Nazaré in the 50's is the symbol of "a poor and hard-working but happy Portugal" as said Edouard Boubat. Discover the beauty, the fascination and the mysticism of these old black & white photographs.
10 of the most beautiful azulejo facades in Portugal
The azulejos carry an image and symbolic charge in Portugal. They are anchored in the idea and the imagination of a heritage, a memory and a national cultural identity, which they in turn nourish.
Discover 10 examples of the most beautiful buildings decorated with azulejos.
Zé e Maria x Luz Editions : a collaboration for the love of Olhão
Story of a craftsman: João Bruno Videira
Illustration around photography by Louise Lacour
Since the beginning of Luz Editions, I have been working with Louise Lacour, graphic designer and illustrator. Working together led to the visual identity of Luz and the layouts of our wonderful tea towels.
Knowing that Louise is also an illustrator, I asked her to work around the idea of "reverie" for our last collection of decorative linen cushions covers.