Sossego and Brazilian Design Mar. 24 NYDC Showroom Tour

Meet Sossego

Sossego [so-SAY-go] is a Portuguese word that describes a uniquely Brazilian way of life, one of easygoing warmth and bliss.

Their award-winning Brazilian designers create hand-crafted furniture, lighting, and art so that you too may experience sossego.

Crafted from sustainably harvested wood, each piece has its own personality and Brazilian charm.

You won’t want to miss their unique point of view!

Wednesday, March 24th, 2021
11:00 am EST

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David Santiago, IFDA President will moderate from their showroom in the NYDC .

With Speakers:

Jonathan Durling,
Sossego Founder/CEO
(via Zoom from Brazil)

Entrepreneur passionately building a brand to bring the best of modern Brazilian design to the USA. Founder and CEO of Sossego. Dual citizen of Brazil and USA.

Daniel Djuro-Goiricelaya,
NY Business Development

A talented artist and storyteller, Daniel’s mission is to engage curators and designers to discover the warm, easy-going lifestyle that is found in Brazilian design. Daniel is available to host showroom tours virtually or in-person at our New York Design Center showroom.

Our Moderator:

David Santiago launched his design business Casa Santi Interior Design ( to cater to clients who seek the unique, creative details that elevate a project blending his traditional sensibility with the unexpected. His Strictly Santi brand was created in 2018 and since then, David launched several products; a lighting collection with American Brass & Crystal Lighting and a wallpaper collection entitled The Passport Collection, catering to hospitality and residential markets with Bijou wallcoverings.

David is acknowledged by the High Point Market Authority as an influencer.


The International Furnishings and Design Association (IFDA), founded in New York City in 1947 with 11 chapters worldwide, provides a professional forum for communication and interaction among its high-profile members. The IFDA, a not-for-profit volunteer-run association, also promotes career advancement and educational opportunities and is structured to increase public awareness of the furnishings and design industry through specialized programming, networking and service to the community.