In this property, it is possible to find very old hardware or cutlery as well as the most modern pieces of design. The establishment is a reference in its area of business. It is known for producing and selling exclusive and unique lines of big names in architecture and national design. They are indisputably associated with the city of Porto and the so-called "Escola do Porto" in architecture, worldwide references in this area
Carvalho, Batista & Cª. SA was founded on Rua do Almada, nº 24 in 1953. In 1967 the company moved to n.º79 of the same street, where it has remained until this day.
The society remained unaltered until 2007, at which point it became an anonymous society. It is made up now by five members of the same family and descendants (children and grandchildren) of José Saraiva de Carvalho, one of the first partners.
His initial commercial activity was in selling pieces of cutlery, hardware and then he extended his business area to bathroom accessories, furniture, lighting products, urban equipment and designer objects, amongst others.
Throughout its history, it established a partnership with such famed national architects as: Siza Vieira, Adalberto Dias, Carlos Prata, Bárbara Rangel, Souto de Moura, amongst others. This business is very well known for its exclusivity in producing and selling these special products, promoting the national products and their creators.
It is an establishment referenced in various publications and is ever present in exhibitions and fairs of design, architecture and furniture
Products and Services
Fittings, tools, cutlery, bathroom accessories, furniture, lighting, design objects, sanitary ware, faucets and signage.
Closed on Sunday.
Parish: União das freguesias de Cedofeita, Santo Ildefonso, Sé, Miragaia, São Nicolau e Vitória
Address: Rua do Almada 79 , 4050-036 Porto
Postal Code: 4050-036 Porto
Main activity: Home, décor and DIY
Opening Year: 1953
Main Code of Economic Activity (CAE): 47521