Coordinated by the Centre for the Brazilian Tanning Industry (CICB) for the promotion of the country’s leather exports, Design na Pele aims to bring together industries and designers to create articles that have leather as the core raw material.

For its third edition, the leather design event is fostering a partnership is between Brazilian tanners Cortume Krumenauer, furniture manufacturer BRV Móveis, and design studio, Marta Manente. Together, they will focus on renewing traditional techniques and leather applications on furniture.

This year’s event also has the support from the Brazilian Shoe Manufacturers Association (Abicalçados) and the Furniture Industry Association of Bento Gonçalves (Sindmóveis).