The Art of Joinery Behind Boca do Lobo’s Exclusive Furniture
Exclusive furniture means something out of this world, with shapes and styles people have never seen before. Ancient skills and crafts such as joinery are the art of crafting wood and creating silhouettes and forms with the mastery of the artisan’s hand.
Mr. Cosme is the most prominent name regarding the woodworking team, and like many Portuguese joiners, he started when he was a child in one of the many local carpentries. “By twelve I was already making dining tables and so on. It’s been 40 years now”. Mr. Cosme is also responsible for exploring different wood techniques such as wood carving or marquetry, he reveals “After learning the art of handling the tools you can do any kind of piece. When you look at the piece you know immediately what needs to be done”.
Luxury brand Boca do Lobo aims to elevate luxury design and craftsmanship praising the work of the artisans and handmade pieces. A knowledge that valuable woodworkers have been putting into Boca do Lobo’s designs to make sure to enlighten one-of-kind silhouettes. Today Modern Dining Tables brings you three Boca do Lobo‘s pieces crafted through the art of joinery that will look perfect on your dining area.
The Royal is a real step forward for Boca do Lobo. Its hand-carved details of the intricate marquetry design and finishes, are executed with amazing precision by our artisans creating beautiful shapes and forms. Made from wood, each of its details is executed with precision, from its frame in a baroque and minimalist faceted style, to its unique tabletop, in a palisander veneer patchwork collage, finished with a high gloss varnish. It is a must to any contemporary dining design, it add sophistication to any dining room and elegance.
Marie Thérèse, the eldest daughter of Marie Antoinette, and Louis XVI, the last King of France, lived a life far from monarchal. Represented through beautiful lines and special elements, the Marie Therese brings a breath of curves to embody the quality and integrity of a true art piece.
A mirror will always be an object that evokes supreme beauty with an inexplicable mystical appreciation. The Marie Antoinette mirror represents an attitude and the characteristics of a critical “époque” that shaped French history. Inspired by the controversy behind her time in the French Court and the lavish lifestyle led by the last generation of French Royal Family’s, the Marie Antoinette Mirror represents the importance given to greatness and extravagance, from its size to finishing details. It is a beautiful piece to enhance your interior design, a breath of fresh air and classicism.