AROUNDtheTREE is a proudly Portuguese brand, is an ambitious project of a team who believe in the values of cultural and Portuguese traditions giving them a new interpretation through the design of unique pieces. The main legacy is the family connection of this team to one of the greatest icons of Portuguese design of the 50’s, the chair from Gonçalo Rodrigues dos Santos, which still remains the main image in Portuguese emblematic outdoor spaces. No less important is the cultural heritage and passion of this young team. The industry’s treatment of cork and wood combine advanced technology with ancient methods, all with the purpose of sourcing the exclusive materials. These two heritages make AROUNDtheTREE an original brand that is distinguished for having the perfect combination of the two elements in their DNA, design and nature.
Artisan expertise puts the finishing touches to a product that is made using cutting-edge production methods, while intelligent hands lend sensitivity and emotion to industrial precision.
Each product is unique and may differ from each other, presenting small features typically seen on a handmade product.
All  AROUNDtheTREE Design is internationallity  Protected and Patented.
Since April 3rd 2014, you can find AROUNDtheTREE represented by PORTUGUESE ROOTS at MUDE
(Portuguese National Museum of Design).
We won the award, Silver Award 2014 by A’Design Awards with the Portuguese Roots Chair.


We take pride in every detail and we are trully passionate in all we do. This is the way since ever has been our guideline at all times when designing,
producing and constantly developing AROUNDtheTREE designs.
Our values are based too , on transparency, simplicity and honesty in design, translating into unique and timeless pieces


Our mission is to becomes a reference brand of design AROUNDtheWORLD


A desire to share our design with the world having the Originality as standard


The Design comes naturally.
Our design language is intentionally pure because solid wood is full of character alone by itself.
We always must have some premises, such as the exclusivity, functionality, sustentability, elegance and a very important aspect,
that the design be always timeless.
Nature’s soul lives on our the timeless design .


When you find a good idea, you always need someone who believes in it to make it work.
So what more can we ask, when the believers are the ones who came up with the idea?
This special brand is made of true believers, Soraia Rangel with proven experience in Marketing and Advertising and Alexandre Caldas with 25 years of experience in furniture and design industryIs this know-how and the love for nature, that causes our commitment in creating pieces that breathe and feel nature in a most sustainable way.
With the drive and the respect we have for nature, our goal is to embrace the Portuguese traditions and culture.
For us AROUNDtheTREE is not just a brand, but a badge we wear with honor. And we want to continue to believe that this love and respect are the foundations that allow us to innovate and always give the best of ourselves to our customers.

Soraia Rangel ( Founder & Believer ) & Alexandre Caldas (Designer & Believer)