A stool crafted from dark wood, with the extremities of its legs sculpted into the shape of a pig’s foot. This piece is inspired by the Pata Negra stool from the same author, designed in 2004.

“In order to make the first bench “Pata Negra” I bought a wooden bench and a pata negra cured ham that I used as a model. For a while I kept it with me in my car, and as I carried it around it seemed like I was taking a pet everywhere I went.” Fernando Brízio


  • Type Stool
  • Date 2011
  • Dimensions 350 x 350 x 515 mm
  • Weight approx. 4 kg
  • Material Wood
  • Edition Limited 8+3

Made in Portugal using Portuguese wood.
Prototype developed by the author.
100% recyclable.


A sideboard that uses mass and gravity to create a system that functions through the forces of equilibrium. It is made up of two solid marble buttresses that support a set of cables, stretched by two blocks of stone. This elementary construction makes use of mass and gravity to create a balanced system of forces where the shape of the horizontal plane, formed by stretched cables, is slowly deformed. These alterations are caused by the weight and number of objects that are placed upon it and are reversible. The dark colour of the marble accentuates the weight of the mass, which contrasts with the delicate nature of the string.


  • Type Sideboard
  • Date 2017
  • Dimensions 1400 x 470 x 700 mm
  • Weight 220 kg
  • Material Ruivina Escuro Marble, Polyester String
  • Edition Limited (8+3)

Made in Portugal using Portuguese stone.
Prototype developed for the First Stone programme, for Assimagra.
100% recyclable.