Mula Preta Design Patroa Lounge Chair and Ottoman
Patroa Lounge Chair and Ottoman is Bronze Design Award winner in 2015 - 2016 Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Award Category.
Patroa Lounge Chair and Ottoman

The biggest challenge was to design a friendly, simple and yet sophisticated product that can fit any contemporary space. Even though it is made from metal and foam, its structure is clean and light. The funny thing about ir is the name, in a free translation from portuguese Patroa is a house wife, the owner of the house, the boss, and thats the ideia behind it. This chair owns the place.

Patroa Lounge Chair and Ottoman
Mula Preta Design Patroa
Mula Preta Design Lounge Chair and Ottoman
Mula Preta Design design
Mula Preta Design design
Mula Preta Design

Mula Preta Design Studio was created in 2012 by designer Andre Gurgel and architect Felipe Bezerra and designer Andre Gurgel , both from Natal-Brazil, when they decided to be partners as they had a lot in common regarding creative ideas. The name was inspired in a song of one of the icons of Northeast Brazil, Luiz Gonzaga, since the main concept is to represent that region. With that in mind, they putted this culture in evidence internationally, participating in exhibitions in Paris and Milan, where they rewarded several awards.

Mula Preta

Mula Preta is a product design studio based in Natal/Brazil. It was founded in 2012 by the architect Felipe Bezerra and the designer André Gurgel. The name is inspired on a famous song that represents Brazilian Northeast’s culture, one of the keys of their design expressions. They were invited to participate in exhibitions in China, Paris and Milan, where were rewarded several awards.