Convento Salvador Hotel, located at Alfama historical neighborhood, is an adaptation of one of the oldest Lisbon convents. The Convento do Salvador Centre belongs along with the Hotel, to the Association for Children’s Cultural Promotion – APCC, and is decorated with works of artists such as Ana Hatherly, Paula Rego, Pedro Cabrita Reis, João Pedro Croft, Julião Sarmento, among others.
Looking for paying a Portuguese tribute combining the tradition of tiles and national contemporary design, Pedrita studio (2005) was invited to create a panel for the Hotel entrance hall. Continuing the work developed with discontinued industrial, end-of-the-line tiles and following the same concept as the panels made for Capristanos caffé (2016) and Best Guess For This Image solo show, which we were captivated by the uncertainty of the portrayed picture.
This video shows the design and manufacturing process of the ceramic mosaic of the Queen Catarina, who would have lived in this convent.