Sal Gastronomica in São Paulo

Didu Losso Contributor

By Didu Losso in New Food and Packaging on Wednesday 13 March 2013

Sick of working in a bank, Henrique Fogaça quit his job and got a burger trailer. After that, he opened a cafe within the courtyard of an art gallery near Paulista Avenue, which is one of the most important thoroughfares of the city of São Paulo. It quickly became a charming and exclusive restaurant called […]

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Art by Sao Paulo-based Carro Schamall

Didu Losso Contributor

By Didu Losso in New Art on Tuesday 9 October 2012

Carro Schamall is a multi-talented artist. She owns the coolest object/décor (new and used) store in Sao Paulo, together with Tibira, and at night the place turns into a fun bar. If you’re in Sao Paulo it’s a must see. The place is so cool it became the TV show for the Brazilian History Channel’s version of American Pickers.

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Guitar Pee Urinal lets you play a guitar solo as you tinkle

Zolton Contributor

By Zolton in New Trends on Wednesday 13 June 2012

Scrap the bacon alarm clock, forget about Apple products, Penicillin, and the Vizini. This invention leaves them all for dead. Yup, the Guitar Pee urinal is designed to create beautiful music: simply pee into the urinal and the sensor mounted strings produce different notes which then resonate through wall mounted speakers. Oh, and you can even download a, wait for it, MPEE3 of your efforts. And we all know how sweet that bathroom echo is. You’ll have to go to São Paolo to experience it. It’s the work of Brazilian agency, AlmapBBDO.

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Os Mutantes’ Secret Playlist

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By Casper Johansson in Cool Websites on Thursday 17 September 2009

Os Mutantes were formed in Sao Paolo, Brazil, in 1966 by Sergio Dias and his brother Arnaldo, who blended their love of English rock n roll, culled from shortwave radio broadcasts, with American psychedelic in the spirit of Jimi Hendrix and traditional Brazilian music to create an entirely new sound to match an equally turbulent […]

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