Brick is whether rough and heavy, or an elegant and sophisticated. Brazilian designers Humberto & Fernando Campana argue that it is all the stereotypes, and that the modern brick can be used not only for house construction and design of sidewalks, but also for building a creative designer furniture. And therefore they show the examples, made out of ceramic bricks Cobogo furniture under the same name.
The furniture has been exhibited in the showroom of Italian gallery Plusdesign.
The fact is that the ceramic brick Cobogo is popular in Brazil since the middle of last century. From this light and “warm” material to build houses in a modernist style for wealthy gentlemen, and the idea belonged to three architects of Coimbra, Boeckmannand Gois, whose name gave the name of ceramic bricks and building technology. Campana Brothers also made the original architectural idea into the designer’s idea.