Guest Editor’s Picks: Francisco Polo
It’s little wonder that Francisco Polo, has emerged as one of the new leading voices in the design world as a vanguard curator who are giving design the same aesthetic attention as Artwork, selecting exceptional objects and designers who have in common an authentic handwriting and very personal design view.
Francisco Polo is also widely known for his discerning eye and signature style, and finding the design that he likes, comes always spontaneously and through pure instinct. Elegant products with a strong sculptural design.
HILO Vases Collection: Special Edition for We*Do Gallery Bangkok
Designer : Marre Moerel Limited Edition of 8 pieces worldwide www.marremoerel.com
With Chemistry-sciences as career, Francisco started his first creative and design steps as Visual Merchandiser at the well-known Brand Vinçon, later on, worked as Interior Designer for Ikea International and in 2002 he opened Studioroomadrid , his first Interior-Architect studio and Distribution agency in Madrid specialized in Scandinavian Design, directing and executing interiors from concept to creation.
BOTANICA VASE : Limited Edition of 12 pieces Worldwide
Designers : Formafantasma Permanent Collection at MOMA New York www.formafantasma.com
In 2010 he moves to Asia opening the well known and acclaimed space We*Do Gallery Bangkok
( www.wedo-gallery.com ), awarded by MAISON & OBJET in 2013 as one of the best Contemporary showrooms worldwide and receiving a big success into Hong Kong, Korea, Japan and Singaporean markets.
￼TOUT VA BIEN Cabinet :
Designers : Antoine & Manuel
Design Brand : BD Barcelona www.bdbarcelona.com
Through We*Do Gallery, Francisco introduced the first Concept store in Thailand, working with Fashion, Art and Furniture from Brand names as: Moroso, Asplund, Capellini, Vitra, B&B Italiaor BD Barcelona , designers as Marre Moerel or Formafantasma, photographers as Predrag Padjic or Mustafa Sabbagh and Fashion brands as Maison Martin Margiela or Chanel.
ZOO Tables :
Designer : Claesson Koivisto Rune
Design Brand : ASPLUND Limited Edition of 200 Pieces worldwide www.asplund.org
CHANDItGARH Easy Chair :
Designer : Doshi & Levien Design Brand – Moroso www.moroso.it
Francisco curational works and Interior projects have been published extensively into many design blogs and magazines as : Wallpaper* Magazine, Elle Decoration, Yatzer, The New York Times, Domus, Superfuture, DAMn Magazine, Vogue, The Pandorian, Surface, Frame, Dezeen, CNN, The Bangkok Post or Architectural & Digest.