Leonardo Bueno, born in Maria da Fé, city located in Minas Gerais – Brazil. Renowned as a multi creator, his art has reached the world by the intriguing work identity as well as person. He uses waste material and discarded wood, to create objects of desire, adornments, sculptures, furniture and the other stuff.
His art bring with it the paradoxes of Leonardo Bueno's life, rustic and sophisticated at the same time, transparent and emblematic.
Considered a forerunner in the ecodesign movement, which works for responsible consumption and recycle material. The wasted wood in his hands gain new meaning and value.
Valuing and investing in people that are around you is part of the artist's philosophy, his relationship in the atelie with each collaborator undoubtedly is extremely important, his works are given the names of the people that lives around him.
The masterpiece, furniture stool, "DeTodos" reveals on design, his philosophy and the importance of mixture the natural and industrial, the contrast of different materials in a perfect balance. The name chosen by the artist to the work advocates the democratization of design:"DeTodos" which means for all. Leonardo believes that design is for all.
Some of the exposures around the world : Maison Object, Paris, França; Palais Schlick (Europasaal) - Viena Autria, Honorary Consulate of Brazil in Bratislava / Eslovaquia , Galeria Ambiente - Prague, M.A.K. Museum - Frankfurt - Alemanha, Pulse - Londres – Inglaterra