Archive for the 'Cork' Category

Lisbon shopping: ‘Santos Ofícios’, a shop exclusively dedicated to Portuguese Folk Art

In 1995, three friends gathered efforts and determination to build a project which was at that time a pioneering but also a risky one: the opening of a place exclusively dedicated to the promotion of the Portuguese Folk Art. They named it ‘Santos Ofícios’, located Rua da Madalena no. 87, in Lisbon’s Baixa Pombalina. This […]

Lisbon eco-shopping: ‘Pelcor’ cork shop Baixa: from handbags, hats, sophisticated accessories to stamps & welcome to the beautiful world of cork

New in Lisbon’s Baixa district: Pelcor (‘skin’ & ‘cork’), located Rua da Pedras Negras no. 30. From beautiful handbags, hats, sophisticated accessories to stamps (!), all products in this shop are made from cork oak skin. This 100 % Portuguese outfit has won various eco-design awards and distinctions for innovation, potential and creativity. Pelcor cork shop, […]