Favela Chic Scrap Shelf by the über-talented Campana Brothers
Inspired by the ad-hoc ScrapHack designs of Rio´s Favelas, they Campana brothers created this spectacular, sculptural bookshelf from reclaimed pieces of scrap wood...
Shanty towns inspire panelled storage cabinet by Doshi Levien
A patchwork of panels on Doshi Levien’s Shanty cabinet for BD Barcelona references temporary housing found in cities across Africa, Asia and South America.
Folha de S.Paulo - Ilustrada - - 06/05/2012
"O artista mineiro Paulo Nazareth saiu de uma favela perto de Belo Horizonte e foi a pé até os EUA; lá, integrou a principal feira de arte do país, e agora se prepara para expor seus trabalhos em galeria de SP."
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NEW example of #favelization -- Vogue Hommes March 2017 A photo posted on Vogue Hommes's Instagram on March 11, 2017 featured two men being arrested by a police officer. "Meet the style gang in Rio," the caption read, "the smouldering hot City of the Gods by Mario Testino."
BOOK | In Favelization, Adriana Kertzer set out to understand the ways in which specific producers of contemporary Brazilian culture capitalized on misappropriations of favelas (informal squatter settlements that grow along the hillsides and lowlands of many Brazilian cities) in order to brand luxury items as "Brazilian." Available on Amazon Twitter @Favelization www.favelization.net