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Name: Álvaro Wolmer Birth year and location: 1956, Limeira, SP, Brazil. Education background: Architect, University of São Paulo School of Architecture (FAUUSP), 1983 Woodworking background: FAUUSP Laboratory of Models and Tests, from 1977 to 1983. Main Activities: Designer of furniture and objects for various use produced in small number of pieces by Álvaro Wolmer Movelaria Fina Ltda., a company founded in 1985. Consultancy in design, woodworking and carpentry. Design and assemblage of art exhibitions. Collaboration with artists to define the format of some art works. Awards: he had a piece selected in the “Brasil faz Design 2002” award (“Table for Fulvio Nanni Jr.”). He had a piece selected in the 16th Award of the Brazilian House Museum, in 2002 (“Table for Florestan Fernandes”). He had 3 pieces selected in the “Brazil faz Design 2004” award (“Sem-noção, mano!” table, and “Bookshelf for Diana B.” and the “Bench for Olavo Setubal”). He was finalist of the 2004 iF Award in the residential furniture category (Table for Fulvio Nanni Jr.”) and new concepts award (“Para-andar-sobre-a-água”). He was finalist in the 2005 iF Award in the residential furniture category (“Bookshelf for Diana B.”). He won the 1st award for furniture design in the 2005 19th Award of the Brazilian House Museum with the “Bookshelf for Diana B.”. The exhibition “Geraldo de Barros” received the award for best photograph exhibition of 2006, granted by APCA (São Paulo Association of Art Critics). In October 2010, the Marcio Kogan + Álvaro Wolmer + Studio MK27 Collection “Próteses e Enxertos” received the Vitra First Award and Special Award in the 22nd International Design Biennale, Belgium. In April 2011, this same collection received the First Award of Furniture Design of the A’Design Award, granted by Beda - Bureau of European Design Associations.