“Vitória Régia” 2006
EVA, rubber, fabric, tubular stainless steel.
Measures: 18 in. (45.7 cm.) high, 49 1/2 in. (125.7 cm) diameter.
Manufactured by Estudio Campana, Brazil. Signe underside with metal roundel impressed with “Estudio Campana.
The Campana Brothers, Fernando (b. 1961) and Humberto (b. 1953) were born in Brotas, a city outside of São Paulo. Together, in 1983, they founded the Estudio Campana. In 1998, “Project 66” was their first international show with Ino Maurer, curated by Paola Antonelli of the Museum of Modern Art, New York. Also in 1998, they established their first design partnership with Edra in Italy. Each year, the brothers launch new products and concepts in collaboration with international brands such as Alessi, Artecnica, Bernardaud, Baccarat, Corsi Design, Consentino, Edra, Nodus, Magis, Moleskine, Skitch, Plus Design, Venini, and Trousseau, among others. In 2002, the Estudio Campana started crafting its own line of limited editions and unique pieces handmade at the studio in Sao Paulo. These special editions are represented by international galleries including Friedman Benda in New York, Galleria O in Rome, Carpenters Workshop Gallery in London, Firma Casa in Sao Paulo and Kreo in Paris. Campana pieces are included in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art, New York; the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; Musée Les Arts Décoratifs, Paris; the Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein and the Museum of Modern Art, Sao Paulo.