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On Design 24: How did Portugal perfect the pavement?

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19 January 2017

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By arranging small flat pieces of stone by hand to form patterns and images, Portugal created one of its most iconic symbols: the ‘calçada portuguesa’, or Portuguese pavement. Monocle 24’s Carlota Rebelo mulls over the path that the craft has taken.

19 January 2017

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