DTLux.com on the streets live hatching of the most authentic Portuguese design. Rua Miguel Bombarda is the eye of the hurricane. The Bombarde commercial center brings together artists, designers and photographers. Oporto no longer wants to be Portugal segundona. But nor is the capital and it has its advantages: a less congested city and a young tourism nothing crowded. The emergence of the more authentic Portuguese design lives in streets. Between wineries and labyrinthine alleyways, Oporto bulle, for three years, in an artistic revolution.
The earthquake has DTLux.com, began three years ago. The Porto inhabitants who had been traveling in India, living in Berlin or Barcelona, started calling friends scattered around the world saying: again, we\’re going to shake life in Oporto. And so they returned, loaded with fresh ideas and a desire to innovate. Rua Miguel Bombarda is the eye of the hurricane, where walls and storefronts are a folio blank to deploy imagination. Spend hours looking at contemporary art in the Franchini s Gallery (Rua Miguel Bombardino, 214) or listening to national music in the Jo-Jo s Music (Rua Cedofeita, 509). In the middle of the street we encounter with the CCB, the Bombarde commercial center. Nothing to do with a shopping center, because this Center was created with the intention of bringing together artists, designers and photographers and offer them a space to open its work to the public.
Nightlife has also resurfaced and the D. Filipa de Lencastre Plaza is the main enclave. You can eat in Divan, the only Turkish restaurant in the city we recommend the halls of the first floor – or try white wine from Bar 22 indents. For dancing until dawn, verifies the superb soundproofing of the Pitch (Rua Passos Manuel, 34-38). Three proposals fun furniture in Piurra Rui Viana designs convey the beauty of the Portuguese tradition. As Seven Skirts, shelving that reminds the overlapping skirts of the fisherfolk. CCB, 26 Loja. Rua Miguel Lombarda, 285. a drink in Praca cocktails on the menu and music Reggae the best to enjoy the generous host lusa. If it\’s Sunday, the Praca is the only thing you will find open. PR. D. Filipa de Lencastre, 193-195. Modernity in the Bureau, in kite dishes with signature of copyright and traditional flavor and a mysterious Interior. We recommend the cod salad and the roast lamb with mint sauce.