Yankatu - design with soul

Sao Paulo, BR
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My motivation comes from my soul and flows openly, on my life and in my work. I love what I do and I do it with intensity, I live every moment and I transmit all this emotion. In each project I immerse myself deeply in the region, in their craft and in the lives of the people who make them, it is a dive governed by research and by my soul, guided by the heart, done with respect and with the rhythm dictated by time. I get transformed and provoke transformations, and these atitudes reflect in the surroundings and beyond. I believe that design and art are one of the ways...Read More

Yankatu - design with soul

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'Entrelaçados' Bench in Imbuia Hardwood
'Entrelaçados' Bench in Imbuia Hardwood
Maria Fernanda Paes de Barros
2010s Brazilian Benches
Yarn, Wood
The Entrelaçados (intertwined) bench is made of Brazilian imbuia hardwood. The interlacing is made of exclusive organic cotton threads, which grow in different natural colors, cultiv...
"Jardim" Bed in Walnut Hardwood with Natural Dyed Crochet by Brazilian Yankatu
"Jardim" Bed in Walnut Hardwood with Natural Dy...
Maria Fernanda Paes de Barros
2010s Brazilian Beds and Bed Frames
Yarn, Wood
The Jardim King Size bed is made of solid Brazilian walnut wood (Freijó) and decorated with a handmade crochet flower using cotton threads dyed naturally. Each crochet flower is uniq...
Flower Stilts Table, size medium
Flower Stilts Table, size medium
Maria Fernanda Paes de Barros
2010s Brazilian Arts and Crafts Side Tables
Straw, Wood
Unique design piece The Flower Stilts Table, size medium, was first presented at MADE – Mercado, Arte, Design 2019 in São Paulo, Brazil and is part of the ALMA-Raiz(Soul and Roots) ...
"Contas" Round Swivel Bookcase in Cabreuva Hardwood
"Contas" Round Swivel Bookcase in Cabreuva Hard...
Maria Fernanda Paes de Barros
2010s Brazilian Bookcases
Wood, Ceramic, Beads
All the levels of this round bookcase, made of cabreuva hardwood, are permeated by buriti palms yarns with ceramic beads, creating different compositions depending on the angle we lo...
Tribos Buffet Credenza in Brazilian Imbuia Hardwood
Tribos Buffet Credenza in Brazilian Imbuia Hard...
Maria Fernanda Paes de Barros
2010s Brazilian Buffets
Wood, Coconut
The Tribos buffet Credenza received a honorable mention at the Job Trainnig Girona Panamericana School in 2014, São Paulo. It is made of Brazilian imbuia hardwood with pendants det...
Ni Pendant Lamp in Handmade Ceramic
Ni Pendant Lamp in Handmade Ceramic
Maria Fernanda Paes de Barros
2010s Brazilian Chandeliers and Pendants
Brass, Organic Material, Ceramic, Hardwood
Ceramic flowers from the Jequitinhonha Valley turned into lamp and canopy, with lacy painting inspired by dresses of the bridal dolls, a traditional craftwork made by the women of th...
Jardim Hat and Coat Stand in Freijo Wood and Crochet
Jardim Hat and Coat Stand in Freijo Wood and Cr...
Maria Fernanda Paes de Barros
2010s Brazilian Coat Racks and Stands
Yarn, Wood
The Jardim hat and coat stand is made of solid Brazilian walnut wood (Freijó) and decorated with handmade crochet flowers using cotton threads in three different colors. Each crochet...
Jararaca Stilts Bench
Jararaca Stilts Bench
Maria Fernanda Paes de Barros
2010s Brazilian Arts and Crafts Benches
Straw, Wood
Unique design piece The Jararaca Stilts Bench was first presented at MADE – Mercado, Arte, Design 2019 in São Paulo, Brazil and is part of the Alma-Raiz (Soul and Roots) collection ...
Tempo Bench in Cabreuva Wood and Handcrafted Ceramic Details
Tempo Bench in Cabreuva Wood and Handcrafted Ce...
Maria Fernanda Paes de Barros
2010s Brazilian Benches
Ceramic, Wood
This solid cabreuva wood bench has ceramic pieces incrusted in its top, as in a marquetry. Its design was inspired by the bench of the oldest artisan of the Jequitinhonha Valley, a...
Reliquary Mirror in Imbuia Wood
Reliquary Mirror in Imbuia Wood
Maria Fernanda Paes de Barros
2010s Brazilian Other Wall Mirrors
Wood, Imbuia
Entirely made of solid imbuia and 4mm bronze mirror, this piece is inspired by Wagner Trindade, an artisan who learned from his father how to make Moroccan lamps in Tiradentes, Minas...
Knitting  Stilts Table, size medium
Knitting Stilts Table, size medium
Maria Fernanda Paes de Barros
2010s Brazilian Arts and Crafts Side Tables
Straw, Wood
Unique design piece The Knitting stilts Table, size medium, was first presented at MADE – Mercado, Arte, Design 2019 in São Paulo, Brazil and is part of the ALMA-Raiz (Soul and Root...
"Rosa" Hardwood Chair with Natural Dyed Crochet
"Rosa" Hardwood Chair with Natural Dyed Crochet
Maria Fernanda Paes de Barros
2010s Brazilian Chairs
Yarn, Reclaimed Wood
Rosa chair is made of reused solid wood and receives a delicate crochet flower made by natural dyed cotton yarns. The dying process is made by an artisan using fruits, seeds and veg...

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