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The most striking feature when entering the Numero Bar in Sao Paulo, Brazil has to be the façade. Stretching two floors is a patchwork of numbers composed from what looks like old letterpress printing blocks. The hodgepodge of letters brings us back to a bygone time before the digital age, echoing an era of hand set type and giving viewers a tangibly palpable experience. Isay Weinfeld designed the tropical oasis that was built on an extremely narrow and long strip of land and dotted it with recessed mirrors, sunken, chestnut brown banquettes, and protruding, angular light fixtures. Expansive windows let the lush tropical flora to creep into the space, providing Numero a rich backdrop of greenery and the perfect place to knock back a caipirinha!