Toile du Jouy is one of the most classic fabric patterns ever made. Toile means “fabric” (or “screen”) in French and Jouy is a small town in the French countryside where the first printing of the fabric was produced. It was so popular that the city’s name became synonymous with the pattern. They are always printed on cotton or linen and in monochromatic colors such as blues, reds and greens. Originally, drawings depicted country scenes, bucolic farms, farmers and their animals, and floral or historical scenes.
As featured in our Baselab develops AdiNeue typeface for Adidas, Base has designed the corporate typeface for Adidas. We are pleased that it is featured in this month’s Creative Review.
New banners for the 2011-2012 season for the Brussels’ Opera based on Arthur Rimbaud’s quote «Je est un autre».
We’re happy to shout it from New York to Brussels, Barcelona to Santiago, and back again to Madrid.
Base has won the 2011 CASE (Council for Advancement and Support of Education) Campaign and Fundraising Award for our work with Wellesley College’s highly successful (and now award winning) Count Me In campaign.
For the real deal check out the awards here!
Caio de Medeiros and Daniela Scorza of São Paulo’s Estudio Manus, use their creativity and experience in fine art, design, interiors and architecture, applying them to a range of new ideas and products. The combination of this broad approach allows for new and unique results. Finding inspiration from across the globe, while always on the lookout for new and unusual materials, Estudio Manus works with the handcrafted and the handmade; ultimately revealing something new. … more
Seeking to provide a space exclusively dedicated to contemporary design, the Baró Art Gallery and Coletivo Amor de Madre store, joined together in creating the Art&Design Gallery Baró+Coletivo Amor de Madre, the first gallery specializing in design in Brazil.
This new space offers a dialogue between art and contemporary design in Brazil. Placing these two elements side by side allows for a discussion of the similarities and differences between the two.