One of the foremost Design galleries in Brazil, Mercado Moderno has been a key player in the recent global newfound appreciation for modern Brazilian furniture. After two decades of ostracism, there came a historical revisiting of the work produced between 1940 and 1970, coinciding with the gallery’s 2001 foundation. Since then, the enterprise called for arduous investigative work, still the daily routine for its founders, Alberto Vicente and Marcelo Vasconcellos, consolidated as renowned specialists on this subject, by being responsible for recording and disseminating their knowledge, through the organization and support of key exhibitions and publications on the topic.
Design Miami/ Basel 2021 Exhibition/
Mercado Moderno presents Brazilian Warmth by Ines Schertel. One of the main Design galleries in Brazil, Mercado Moderno, founded by Alberto Vicente and Marcelo Vasconcellos in Rio de Janeiro in 2001 brings a Curio filled with the refined curation that characterizes the gallery's exhibitions.
The "slow Design" of the Brazilian designer Ines Schertel - here portrayed by the sensitive eyes of the French photographer Vincent Lappartient - brings the typical Brazilian warmth, translated by the use of wool, showing that creativity in the use of materials has always been a hallmark of Brazilian Design.
An essentially elegant and organic ambience, with handcrafted works and minimalist images, made to last, in complete harmony with the desires of present collectionism.