Bruno Jahara, BRA, 2012/13
The series uses plastic utensils industrially manufactured and sold in 99-cent stores allied to old components and connectors. The objects are never the same, as the components’ shapes and colours combinations always vary.
Multiplástica Doméstica, Fruit stand, 2013
Mixed plastics, new, recycled, vintage
H 40 x W 40 cm
Multiplástica Doméstica, Fruit stand, 2012
Mixed plastics, recycled, vintage
H 60 x W 40 cm
ABOUT THE DESIGNER
Brunno Jahara is a product designer. He set up his own design office, Jahara Studio, based in Rio de Janeiro, working with a diverse range of clients from all over the world. After studying at the University of Brasilia and the Iuav University of Venice, Italy, he became a member of Fabrica’s design department, developing collections for several clients and for Fabrica itself. He has participated in exhibitions and has presented his personal universe at great venues, including La Triennale di Milano, Cooper Hewitt Design Museum, Centre Georges Pompidou, Milan Furniture Fair and other design events worldwide. His work has been featured in magazines and on websites such as Architectural Digest, Case da Abitare, Casa Vogue, Domus, Dezeen, DesignBoom, Elle Decor, Interni, Ideat, Wallpaper and The New York Times.
His designs often combine organic shapes with tropical inspiration using a selection of sustainable and recycled materials. This combination produces unique results, making every piece special and collectible. Globally and locally inspired, his work represents his own background and his interpretations of the diverse multicultural societies that we live in today.
Bruno Jahara *1979
Studies: Industrial design at the University of Brasilia; Postgraduate diploma in industrial design from the Istituto Universitario di Architettura di Venezia
Philosophy: Jahara’s work reflects both global and local inspiration as well as the multicultural world we live in today.
Cooperations: Airbnb, Heineken, Wallpaper x The Woolmark Company, Rosenbaum Studio São Paulo, Westwing
Exhibitions: Salone del Mobile, Milano, Italy; Venice Architecture Biennale, Italy; Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France; Moerunema Park Gallery, Sapporo, Japan; pazioA gallery, Pistoia, Italy; Galleria A+A, Venice, Italy; St. Mark’s Square Gallery, Venice, Italy; Design E-Space Gallery, Venice, Italy; Santralistambul Museum, Istambul, Turkey; Design Vlaanderen Galeria, Brussels, Belgium; Galeria Baró, São Paulo, Brazil; MUDE, Lisbon, Portugal; MAM, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Kvalitár Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic; Museu Histórico Nacional, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Cooper Hewitt Design Museum, New York, USA; Fisher Parrish, New York, USA
Status: Jahara Studio since 2009
Lives/works: São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro