Olympic medalist creates exclusive bag in Fábrica do Gilsinho!
Paul Bennett, gold medal in rowing, was in Fábrica do Gilsinho complying to Gilson Martins invitation
The British athlete, created a piece with elements that portray his trip to Rio de Janeiro. The Christ and the Two Brothers
Mountain symbolize the view during the rowing race in Lagoon and the golden sun is the gold medal the athlete has
The athlete Paul Bennett and Gilson Martins at Fábrica do Gilsinho
Gilson Martins gifts Thomas Bach with Rio´s gold medal.
The President of the Olympic Committee loved the present created by the designer
Gilson Martins presented Thomas Bach, IOC president with the carioca gold medal, designed to thank for the success of the
Olympic Games in Rio. In the picture, the designer poses with Thomas and the first lady.
Thomas Bach, Gilson Martins and the first lady Claudia Bach
Gentleness generates gentleness in the Olympics!
Karl Kieliger, CEO of Swiss brand Victorinox, presents Gilson Martins limited edition Swiss penknife with gold details for the Olympics.
Invited to the Victorinox brand cocktail in the House of Switzerland, Gilson met Karl Kieliger, CEO of known brand. During
the meeting, the designer presented Karl with the Gilson Martins gold medal.
The Swiss was so happy and grateful to have won his first gold medal, that he returned the kindness by presenting Gilson
with a Victorinox penknife with gold rivets.
Karl Kieliger and Gilson Martins
To repay this, Gilson invited Karl to create a custom tablet cover in Gilsinho factory. The Swiss rocked the creativity and
created a piece full of references of the Wonderful City landmarks, such as the sun, the Sugar Loaf and the Christ.
Karl Kieliger and Gilson Martins at Fábrica do Gilsinho
Gilson Martins is invited by NBC to talk about Rio´s lifestyle!
The designer participated in a very Carioca conference with supermodel and No. 1 Angel Victoria's Secret Adriana Lima.
NBC couldn´t have made a better choice for the interview, after all Gilson is a Carioca, born and raised in the
neighborhood of Santo Cristo, where he began his first steps toward success with his creations inspired by the
During the interview, the model Adriana Lima created a custom bag in Fábrica do Gilsinho. The top model loved the
experience and promised to return with her children.
Gilson and top model Adriana Lima at Fábrica do Gilsinho
Gilson Martins pieces are exhibited in Switzerland´s Olympic Museum
The designer's work is representing Brazil in the traditional Olympic Museum in Switzerland.
Gilson was invited by the IOC to exhibit his creations at the Olympic Museum. Marketed since September 2015, the
sales of pieces in the museum store exceeded expectations and the designer has sent a second shipment of products.
The First Lady of the International Olympic Committee visits Gilson Martins!
Before leaving the country, Ms. Bach was keen to know the designer
Madame Bach visited Gilson Martins to thank him for the success of his creations, which are representing Rio de Janeiro
at the Olympic Museum in Switzerland.
During the visit, the first lady of the IOC took the time to create an exclusive bag
in Fábrica do Gilsinho.
On the left, the first lady Madame Bach and Gilson Martins at Fábrica do Gilsinho. On the right, first ladies of IOC members and Gilson Martins.
Gilson Martins is one of the characters of the book 'Brazil - Well Souled", by publisher Mital Sahah
With only 1000 copies produced, Mital Sahah gifted Gilson Martins with copy #307 of the book "Brazil - Well Souled"
The work of art in the form of a book weighs 16 kg and with flawless photography pages explore Brazilian culture through
personal connections and profound statements about the Brazilian soul. The book´s pre-launch of the took place in São
Paulo, August, 9th.
In her visit to Rio, the writer and the designer drew with strategies for the next release in the Marvelous City.
The publisher Mital Sahah and Gilson Martins at Fábrica do Gilsinho
Gilson Martins gifts the House of Germany on the beach with exclusive paintings during the Olympics
The designer was the author of the vibrant paintings that turned into the backgroung scenery for the photos in Jardim de Ala´s Germany House on Leblon beach
Gilson created two paintings titled “Two Brothers Flowers” and "Rio´s Brazil offers a flower to Germany." In the first, the designer celebrates the friendship of Cariocas and Germans. Vidigal is represented in OliAle flowers offered to the House Germany for the Olympics in 2016.
In the latter the artist reinterprets the Brazilian flag in the colors of Germany with a delicate flower in the center of Rio.
The success of the creations was so great that they became an obligatory pit stop for photos for the House of Germany visitors.
Painting "Flowers two Brothers"
Painting "The Rio Brazil offers a flower to Germany"
Buddy Bear created by Gilson Martins welcomed the guests of the House of Germany during the Olympics 2016!
Created in 2015 at Consul Harald Klein´s request, the Buddy Bear was presented by Gilson Martins for the commemoration of the 450th anniversary of the city of Rio de Janeiro.
The work represents the Christ who unites bread sugar and Arcos da Lapa to thank the friends of Germany in honor of the 450th Anniversary of the Wonderful City and the 25th anniversary of the German Reunification.
The Buddy Bear was the great host of the German House during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. The huge success of the character could be confirmed in the long lines of visitors who photographed the new star in the sands of Leblon.
Buddy Bear at the German House during the Olympic Games Rio 2016
L'Oréal invites Gilson Martins for an exclusive partnership
The multinational invited the designer to express the Olympic atmosphere through his creations.
Gilson has created a unique pattern with the main icons of Rio for L'Oréal. Titled Tropical Rio nécessaire, the creation pictures the joy of Rio de Janeiro, which rolls out the carpet to welcome the world come to celebrate the union of nations through sport.
Nécessaire “Rio Tropical” created exclusively by Gilson Martins for L'Oreal
The launch cocktail party for the piece at the Ipanema shop was a true success. The event brought together several media personalities who were honoring the designer's work, such as the actresses Vitória Frate and Vanessa Pascale, the hostesses Karol Knopf and Maíra Charken, the bloggers Marina Ferrari, Luisa Clasen and Mariana Uhlmann, among many others.
The actress Vitória Frate, Gilson Martins and the TV presenter Karol Knopf
On The left, members of the IOC - International Olympic Committee Toasting with Gilson. On the Right, Vanessa Pascale, who accompanying Gilson since the beginning of his career, was to honor the artist.