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Working in the specific area of product design since 2012, have been working with different companies in Brazil both for architecture and product design. Owner of a unique design style in Brazil, won one of the biggest prizes in Latin America, The Salao Design, with the R.O. Armchair, a functional armchair launched for the Brazilian market in 2014/15. With a knowledge-based on production feasibility for new design concepts, production methods, materials structure and durability, has developed many products and created many Architecture concepts for different clients and companies. In his own studio, most of the time worked in the development of furniture pieces for the Brazilian design market and had products sold all over thirty five Brazilian states. Today working at DeTao Masters Academy, enjoys the pleasure of teaching Chinese young students on how to design better products for the Chinese and international market with a focus on: User experience, Ergonomics, Materials and Manufacturing techniques for plastics, wood and metal, focused research for design projects, Innovation and creativity workshops to enhance or trigger phases of the design process.

 
 

education, skills and thoughts

Catholic University of Santos

Bachelor of Architecture - BArch

Major in Architecture, Urbanism and Product Design

2011 - 2015

Coimbra University

Bachelor of Architecture - BArch

Complementary courses for major in Architecture and Urbanism.

2014-2015

Brazilian Academy of Design

Technician certificate - Product and Graphic design

2009-2011

DeTao Masters Academy and work environment

In 2018 I took the opportunity of being a Designer and Design Lecturer at DeTao Masters Academy (Today sd - Siva DeTao School of Design) inside Dirk Wynants Design Studio. The experience is a dive into education design itself, with a deep commitment to the learning outcomes and physical outcomes. The most important career objective for me is working all over the world creating solutions for new designs, solving problems related to human factors and making all the companies that I work better to society. I'm a pro-active person, with a "Let's do it" behavior, always looking for self and company improvement. As a member of a team, I normally create projects by myself, trying to enhance productivity and learning for all inside the work environment.

leading China's design future

teams outcomes from lectures and workshops

 
 

works in Architecture, Interior and Product design

personal projects

honors and awards

2012 - Honarable mention - Herman Miller, The future office
2012 - Winner - Design DCasa Prize - J Armchair
2014 - Winner - Salão Design 2014 Prize - R.O Armchair

(Biggest prize in Latin America)
2015 - Finalist - TokStok University Design Prize
2015 - Finalist - Salão Design 2015 Prize - Carbon Sofa

(Biggest prize in Latin America)

 

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