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DAM

So Joo da Madeira, Portugal

 
 
 

Valentim sofa - continues to inspire a passionate life

Valentim is a sofa that refers to the nostalgia of the serenades dedicated to a maiden at the balcony. The sofa was designed to be attractive from any angle and the structure leaves the upholstery suspended. Its delicate curves welcome us and express the ideal serenity that makes any environment unforgettable.

Designer: Hugo Silva and Joana Santos (Portugal)
Manufacturer: DAM (Portugal)
Dimension: W1955 x D820 x H785cm

 

Valentim, the new love of DAM

Valentim is a sofa that refers to the nostalgia of the serenades dedicated to a maiden at the balcony. Its light and turned structure in solid wood and the delicate curves of the upholstery express the ideal serenity that makes any environment unforgettable.

Designer: Hugo Silva and Joana Santos (Portugal)
Dimension: W1955 x D820 x H785cm.
Price: between 2099 + VAT and 2628 + VAT (according to the wood and the fabric).

 

FLORA - a set of coffee tables

It's a set of coffee tables that refers to the plants we offer to the ones we love, so there is a similarity between taking care of plants and taking care of the objects. These versatile tables combine natural materials, with four sizes and six different colored frame finishes and may be used separately or together.

Designer: Joana Santos and Hugo Silva (Portugal)
Manufacturer: DAM (Portugal)
Inspired By: The plants we offer to the ones we love.
Material: Oak wood veneer (top) and 100% natural agglomerated black cork (base).
Colours: 'Cold white', 'Grumpy black', 'Avid yellow', 'Fond orange', 'Scared blue', 'Sleepy green'
Dimension: Wide low 5,7 kg; Wide tall 5,8 kg; Small low 4,3 kg; Small tall 4,4 kg.
Price: From 194.

 

Pipo stool

Pipo refers to the traditional wood barrel used for the transport andstorage of wine. The mobility of the product is associated to the commercial expansion of the wine and it is as if each person carried this cultural history when carrying Pipo. This piece was produced in agglomerated black cork cluster, referring to the tone of aged casks. This material also makes it lightweight and slip resistant. The rope emphasizes the old look, making it most fun and adaptable to the environments.

Designer: Hugo Silva and Joana Santos (Portugal)
Manufacturer: DAM (Portugal)
Inspired By: The inspiration was the Douro Valley, the most incredible place recognized by the Porto wine.
Material: Agglomerated black cork and rope.
Colours: Avid yellow, Fond orange, Scared blue, Sleepy green
Dimension: W40 x D40 x H45 cm
Price: 280

 

Dora & Dina chair

Dora and Dina honor the hard work of those who have tamed the land of the oldest wine region in the world - the Douro Valley. The structure of the chairs is inspired by the delicate outlines of the slopes and the seat refers to wine and grapes that generate the renowned Porto Wine. Dora & Dina are elegant and plain chairs, where you can have moments of sharing, tasting and contemplation, adapting themselves to formal and exquisite surroundings, as well to informal and recreative environments.

Designer: Hugo Silva and Joana Santos (Portugal)
Manufacturer: DAM (Portugal)
Inspired By: he inspiration was the Douro Valley, the most incredible place recognized by the Porto wine.
Material: ash wood (structure) and agglomerated black cork (seat).
Colours: White, Green, Black, Orange, Grey, Yellow, Blue.
Dimension: W60 x D52 x H77 cm (Dora) and W65 x D58 x H77 cm (Dina)
Price: 280

 

Dina & Dora Chairs

Dina & Dora honor the hard work of those who have tamed the land of the oldest wine region in the world - the Douro Valley. Elegant and plain chairs, where you can have moments of sharing, tasting and contemplation.

Designer: Joana Santos & Hugo Silva
Inspired By: Douro Valley and wine region.

 

Chicos - the funny lower chest

Chicos are siamese twins, so they are always side by side and share their lives together. This lower chest combine tradition with creative drawing and is destined for indoors. It can
be in different colors and can adapt itself to children, youngsters and adults. Get yours on the pre-sale campaign on Kickstarter and be the first to smile with the new DAM products.

Designer: Hugo Silva, Joana Santos (Portugal)
Manufacturer: DAM (Portugal)
Inspired By: Portuguese culture, common everyday things, simplicity, emotions, humor
Material: oak wood veneer and solid beech
Colours: white
Dimension: W140 x D50 x H74 cm | W55,1 x D19,8 x H29,1
Price: 1995+VAT or 1672£+VAT (1846 ou 1500£ on kickstarter till 15th July)

 

Nel & Maria

Nel and Maria are bedside tables with lamp and combine tradition with creative drawing. They exploit the genre issue reinterpretating craft techniques and have a human character. The lampshades represent men and women straw hats, typical of the portuguese region of Baixo Minho. The handles accentuate the humorism, because Maria speaks too much and Nel is amazed with her speech. The drawers are lined with illustrated wallpaper. They can adatp themselves to adults and children.

Designer: Hugo Silva, Joana Santos (Portugal)
Manufacturer: DAM (Portugal)
Inspired By: Portuguese culture, common everyday things, simplicity, emotions, humor
Material: oak wood veneer
Colours: white, black, grey, orange, yellow, green, blue
Dimension: W50 x D50 x H95 cm / W19,7'' x D19,7'' x H37,4''

 

Location

So Joo da Madeira, Portugal

Specialties

Industrial Design

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Furniture and accessories that tell stories

DAM is about design, craft and furniture. It's about products that tell stories about culture and memories. The brand combines materials and traditional techniques with creative and innovative drawing. It appeals to emotions, simplicity and quality of life, in harmony with nature and society. The portuguese culture and the common everyday things are the inspiration.

Awards

POPs Serralves in 2013 and 1014 in the design category challenge promoted by one of the most important museums in Portugal.

Exhibitions

100% Design in London in 2013 and 2014.

 

Currently working at

Portugal

 

CONTACT

Oliva Creative Factory
Rua da Fundição
240
3700-119 São João da Madeira
Portugal

 
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