November 29, 2008

Celebrating 3 years of Portuguese design

The Santos Design District (or SDD) is the epicentre of design in Portugal. From the most creative schools in the country to well appointed contemporary shops, this neighbourhood features the elite of the design both international and Portuguese. A stroll among the streets of this area will bring you up to speed with the latest and the trendiest tendencies in Europe and it is not unheard of to see the likes of Stefano Gabbana and company shopping around. Established by some of the most important design retailers in the country, the SDD association was founded in December 2005, and quickly gained the support of the local authorities and strategic partners to transform the area into the Portuguese destination for everything related to design. As one of the most respected contemporary design stores in the country, “Paris-Sete” is a reference in the area, representing some of the worlds best brands like Vitra, B&B Italia, USM and Flos.

It is my pleasure to announce that for the celebration of the 3rd anniversary of SDD, “Paris-Sete” will host an exhibition of Vitra and TemaHome designs. In association with Filipe Alarcão, we have designed a custom line of products to be featured together with Vitra at Paris-Sete and the 6th of December we would be delighted to have you for the premiere early evening cocktail. Once again, our commitment to the excellence of Portuguese design is second only to our drive to do better every day.

(by Stephan Morais, TemaHome CEO)

November 25, 2008


The tundra dining room is sure to enhance anyones appetite. Designed with a focus in functionality, the elements of this dining set achieved the very hard feat of allowing for lots of storage room while keeping elegant contemporary lines. it can adapt to different size rooms and needs due to the flexibility of its extensible table.

November 23, 2008

IDDesign launches new catalog worldwide

As design lovers that we are, we always like to point out when we see something remarkable. The new IDdesign catalog is nothing short of one of the best publications in the market.

Featuring a wide range of trendy furnishings for todays contemporary home, Denmark based IDdesign franchisor has stores in key locations across the globe and its a reference of excellence in contemporary living specially in the middle east.
To find out more about about their franchise opportunities, locations and more information visit their website at

November 14, 2008

When was the last time something fitted so perfectly?

The Blues coffee table is one of those rare example of perfect fitting elements. Designed by Ricardo Marçal, the Blues has to independent modules that come together to complement the room as a side or coffee table but at the same time, can be extended to the dimension of you like to become the center table of a living room.

It is the visual representation of the "Now you see, now you don't" expression. Save space conserving the visual aesthetics, but make sure you always have room when necessary.

November 11, 2008

Simply CREST!

Created by designer Délio Vicente, the Crest is a modular system that differentiates itself from other systems by its imposing foot print and the flexibility its shapes provide.
This system allows you to get really creative and make your own modern, contemporary shelving or even room divider.

November 7, 2008

Low profile style

The Slate center table is an ode to minimalistic design. It´s simple design was conceived with the idea of creating a different effect at every angle you look.
And it does the job very well. It´s differentiated profiles reflect light differently and generate a collection of shades for the right atmosphere whatever your taste is. The glossy finish makes for very elegant refined reflections of other elements in the room.
Designed by Inês Martinho

Retro Chic

Retro chic is coming back! The Tundra family of chairs has a classic design and features a wide array of finishes and color adapting to your living space. Available in leather and fabric. See more at

November 4, 2008

Flat TV, Flat furniture

In today’s flat screen world, nothing better than a TV stand that follow the same minimalistic approach to your TV/ Family room. The shore TV bench was design within this mind frame and therefore sports simple geometric lines positioned in a way where functionality is maximized.

Created by designer Délio Vicente, the Shore comes in two different versions, one with a tall back and one with no back in order to accompany the line of the room its being placed.