in 1982 Hugo França he was an employee in a computer company in Sao Paulo until he resigned his position disgusted by the Brazilian dictatorship, left the city and went to live in the jungle. There he spent 15 years living with the Pataxós Indians who taught him the artisan technique to treat Pequí wood.
In this way, he learned how to rescue dead trees as a consequence of the cutting and burning of trees in the 60 years, and to turn them into authentic museum pieces. Part of the natural shape of the trunk to carve on it and give it the shape of armchairs, sofas, tables (large or small) and other decorative objects.
The prices are a little high (from 12.000 to 65.000 €) but they are worth it since they are unique pieces, hand-carved and authentic works of art.