Marco Sousa Santos
With a career that spans three decades, Marco Sousa Santos is a Product Design graduate from the Lisbon Faculty of Fine Arts. A founding member of breakthrough Portuguese studio Protodesign (99/01) and cultural platform experimentadesign (98), he founded his own studio in 2002, collaborating with the likes of Tronconi (IT), Moroso (IT), Kvetna (CZ), Atlantis (PT), Renault (FR), TemaHome (PT) and sixinch (BE). Marco's designs have been featured in shows at prestigious cultural venues such as V&A Museum (UK), Trienale de Milano (IT) and Interieur Courtrait (BE). In addition to his work for major international labels, Marco Sousa Santos has been equally committed to exploratory authorial projects centred on a given material or typology, which he then probes meticulously, defying preconceived notions and boundaries.