Tag: Grafica Fidalga

  • Brazilian vibes

    Brazilian vibes

    With only a few months to go until the World Cup in Brazil I’m pleased to be involved in a number of Brazil themed projects including an artist mural, exhibition and workshop project at Rich Mix in London soon to be announced… In the meantime here are a couple of logo projects on a Brazilian […]

  • Lambe Lambe T-shirts

    Finally I have a set of completed T-shirts from a design project that began last year and in some ways has been around seven years in the making! Lambe lambe is the name given to a type of woodtype poster printing known principally in Sao Paulo, Brazil and now only survives in one workshop – […]

  • Xirugravuras – Creative Review

    Xirugravuras – Creative Review

    I am very pleased to have participated in an article for this month’s Creative Review. In honour of Choque Cultural Gallery’s publication of a fabulous book of woodcut art called Xirugravuras which also highlights the dying art of the Lambe Lambe poster and the Grafica Fidalga workshop – which I posted something about in 2007. […]

  • Derlon woodblock prints

    Choque Cultural have been busy working on new original prints. Some have been produced using the woodcuts and or a mixture with traditional Lambe Lambe woodblock print techniques at the Grafica Fidalga. These include two prints by Derlon and one each by Daniel Melim and Jaca. Derlon Almeida is a young artist from Recife in […]

  • Lambe Lambe

    Lambe Lambe

    In Sao Paulo, there are apparently only two print shops left that still use traditional woodblock printing, I was lucky enough to visit one of them – the Grafica Fidalga workshop. Generally they are kept busy by a regular trade for flyposting advertising gigs around the city. Due to the city cracking down on flyposting […]