Campana brothers cover wooden furniture with doormats

Capacho Chest of DrawersThe surfaces, including those surrounding the voids, are again lined with the fibrous material and framed by the wood. Capacho NightstandAll of the square faces are covered in the bristly material, including the fronts of the drawers. Capacho CabinetTwo doors fronting the large cabinet conceal three levels of shelves, contained within a   wooden shell that sits on four short legs. Brazilian designers Fernando and Humberto Campana have chosen a coconut fibre rug commonly used for doormats as the latest material to incorporate into a furniture collection. Capacho NightstandThe coarse material, also known as coir, is cut into geometric patterns and applied across the chest of drawers. Capacho Buffet, also main imageThe Campana brothers added the material, known as capacho, to the surfaces of storage pieces made from Brazilian walnut laminated wood. Related story: Campana brothers bring “nature indoors” with bristly installationCapacho Buffet”The Campana brothers continue their inherent exploration of the infinite possibilities of conventional materials, giving them back a certain degree of preciousness and employing them as prime and premium elements in unexpected treatments and finishes,” said a statement from Estudio Campana, which recently used other bristly materials to create an indoor forest. Capacho Chest of DrawersThe collection is on show at Firma Casa’s showroom at Alameda Gabriel Monteiro da Silva 1522, in the Pinheiros district of São Paulo. Capacho NightstandA row of six offset cube-shaped compartments form a long, low sideboard known as a buffet, raised up by   angled legs at each end. It includes a cabinet, a nightstand, a buffet and a chest of drawers.

Updated: 19.12.2014 — 08:50