Ideal Future

Camargo Corrêa Institute participates in the Craft & Design with groups of artisans

Thursday, August 23, 2012 - 12:54
Artisans of Baobá group in Nossa Senhora do Ó, Ipojuca city, State of Pernambuco Artisans of Baobá group in Nossa Senhora do Ó, Ipojuca city, State of Pernambuco

The groups Mimo de Mulher, Bioartes and Baobá, installed in Pernambuco, are supported by the program Ideal Future of Camargo Corrêa Institute and will participate in the 21st edition of Craft & Design. The event began today (22) and is open to visitors until August 26th, at the Convention Center Frei Caneca, in São Paulo.

Camargo Corrêa Institute, in partnership with Meio Institute, develops a project to expand the groups' capacity to answer orders, improve their logistics, abide legal demands, define quality standards of products and also its correct prices, so that the artisans will be able to explore all the potential of the fair and fit the requirements of the organizers and shopkeepers.

Held in two annual editions, in São Paulo, Craft & Design is one of the most important fairs of decoration in the country. Focused exclusively on shopkeepers, it receives about 200 traders and moves roughly R$ 8 billion in each edition.

About the projects

Mimo de Mulher group makes handcrafted utilities for women like toilet kits, bags, laptop cases, among others, with fabrics made 100% of cotton. The group is composed by women of Paulista city, State of Pernambuco.
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Bioartes, formed by artisans of Porto de Galinhas, in Pernambuco, uses natural yarns made of rice husk as the main material for its works. Jewelry such as necklaces, bracelets and key chains, are manufactured manually and put together delicacy and harmony. All they do follow the concepts of sustainability.
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Baobá Association, in Nossa Senhora do Ó, Ipojuca city, State of Pernambuco, produces utilitarian pieces to kitchen made by many kinds of fabrics and by crochet, with appliques related to some icons of Porto de Galinhas and Baobá, a tree with more than 400 years of existence in that region.
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