The Brazilian designers, Humberto and Fernando Campana draw inspiration from unusual sources. Famously inspired from the favelas in their native São Paulo, the Campana Brothers find beauty and mystery through the recycling and reuse of discarded and humble materials. In their Sushi series, fabric, foam and even carpet trimmings are gathered and rolled, their edges creating circular patterns of bright color and texture.

Creation is about pleasure—even though there is lots of darkness. You need to go inside yourself to bring out what is new for your soul and for your emotion.

Humberto Campana

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We don't really have a defined style—we're not maximalists, we're not minimalists—but what we do is very personal.

Reed Krakoff

Fernando and Humberto Campana

Brothers, Fernando (born 1961) and Humberto (born 1953) founded Estudio Campana in 1983 and quickly established their voice in the contemporary design world for their use of untraditional materials. Exploring ideas of transformation and reinvention, the Campanas create intriguing forms using scraps of cloth and wood, plastic tubing, wires and stuffed animals. The Campanas have worked with a number of manufacturers including Alessi, Baccarat, Edra, Lacoste, Louis Vuitton, Magis and Venini, to name a few. In 2008 the brothers won Designer of the Year in Miami, in 2013 they were listed among the top 100 most influential Brazilian personalities by Forbes magazine and in 2014 Wallpaper* listed them among the top 100 major players in design. Special editions pieces by the Campanas can be found in the permanent collections of museums around the world including the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, the Museum of Modern Art, New York, and Musée Les Arts Décoratifs, Paris and the Museum of Modern Art in São Paulo.

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