Covet Foundation for Design & Craftsmanship aims to celebrate the excellence of craftsmanship and every single person who creates soulful pieces with their own hands and promoting all the unique process of creation. For this, it was established a new project called CULTURE. A creative hub dedicated to thinkers and makers.
CULTURE, Creative Hub is a project that intends to establish the practical side of the Covet Foundation. This artistic atelier wants to be the connection with the artisans and the Covet Foundation by promoting creativity with an innovative and contemporary design perspective, reinforced in a past, present and future narrative.
The Covet Foundation intends to be an artistic institution dedicated itself to the protection and promotion of
creativity, design and manual skills worldwide. Always trying to encourage a spirit of cooperation between artisans, artists, designers, brands and collective entities. Through sharing knowledge and solving problems, resulting for this in lasting relations and reciprocal enrichment.
The innovative process of the creation an unique piece like the Erosion Stool, details that require a complex technique as marquetry.
Vídeo: © Covet Foundation
They want to contribute with a creative hub to the training of the new generation of craftsmen, by providing them the resources necessaries to the exercise of their manual work. But also, with this creative hub leverage the sharing of learning, caring manual abilities, in the production of the work, synergy with brands and initiatives, projects, reaching the artistic work globally.
The CULTURE project born for this purpose. To seek out for creative hands and minds to create a place where both can successfully challenge and evolve along with the finest Craftsmanship and design world, so get involved in the creative process.
The project aims to acclaim all makers for their knowledge, storytelling and for creating unique pieces, based on history, through raw materials and ancient techniques. To proclaiming and elevate the craftsmanship and to enlarge all the work of the artisan.
In this adventure from the past towards another cultural progress, CULTURE creative hub are focused on encourage creativity process and innovation, to regarding tradition and defending the legacy.
The project support the devote person that put their heart and soul for the service of excellence craftsmanship.
CULTURE is a place where artisans, plastic artists, designers meet up and keep alive the spirit of experimentation, by challenging the traditional concepts of finest Craftsmanship and bringing to life unexpected and remarkable creations with a forward-thinking aesthetic.
A program for Artisans, Plastic Artists and Designers that promotes an immersive experience and open atmosphere in an artistic community that encourages limitless creativity.
The exquisite creations that are taking place at CULTURE project. Vídeo: © Covet Foundation
This creative hub wants to protect the cultural legacy and the history of our country, elevating the ancient craftsmanship techniques. The atelier will have 12 arts and their responsible métiers. CULTURE as a creative hub also wants to welcome (residences, workshops, seminars, exhibitions) and integrates this knowledge and doing in a space of discussion, acquisition and production of know-how. This is the place where the ancestral arts are challenging through design and projecting into the future.
From workshops, where artists can be stimulated to craft pieces in unexpected ways and maximize potential, to exhibitions where would be possible to expose at galleries and private rooms the pioneering handcrafted creations.
The project ambition is to have an artist residencies program where creativity has no limit, with a sharing atmosphere, endorsing a singular experience. An enthusiastic trade of multidisciplinary aptitudes and innovative ideas in an interesting space with open doors to either seek for single techniques all alone or in consolidation with different materials and methods.
CULTURE project through a creative hub is all about discovering the past, design the present and create the future.
The project will take place at an innovative design city that is being established, Covet Town. Where thinkers and makers can have creative working spaces, from design studios and prototyping and production ateliers, museum, marketing players, and editorial teams.
A whole new project, for national and international creative minds, to be an innovative centre for the design community.
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Covet Foundation wants to celebrate and honour craftsmanship.
We are committed to promoting creativity and innovation while respecting traditions and safeguarding heritage. We support those who devoted themselves to the excellence of craftsmanship and this is our tribute to all makers for their wisdom, storytelling, and for building history with beautiful creations through ancient techniques and raw materials. Discover more about our mission.