With GAGO, DAM brings us a new story and links us to our past, projecting values
to the future.
The GAGO chair honours the first aerial crossing of the South Atlantic realized in
1922 by the pilot Sacadura Cabral and the navigator Gago Coutinho.
Even at the beginning of the last century, there were geographical areas of the planet that lived disconnected from each other and these Portuguese adventurers created
Inspired by the shape of the aviator’s helmet and with arms elegantly curved like
the wings of a floatplane, the chair upholstery rests on a platform of turned wooden
beams. The base of the GAGO chair that resembles the floats of a floatplane, and
reinforces the impression to users to take off in an exciting adventure. On the back
of the chairs is the inscription “1922, 8383 km”, recording this historic milestone of
the aeronautics that linked Lisbon to Rio de Janeiro.
GAGO travels through spaces of familiar conviviality or metropolitan agitation,
making each place memorable.