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Marco SOUSA SANTOS

Portugal

Ph. +351 933036840

marcoss@netcabo.pt
www.marcosousasantos.com
 
Born the 17 October de 1962

1991
Graduate in Product design at the Fine Arts of Lisbon
2002 /2005
invited teacher at Ecal (Lausanne) and Esad (Strasbourgh)
2003/2004
Director of In’nova’s design programe Search’in (Lisbon international Fair)
2002 (Since)
Teacher at Lisbon Fine Arts University
2002
Start the Marco Sousa Santos design Studio
1991 / 2001
Founder and Art Director of Proto Design
1998 /2000
Founder and Art Director of Experimenta Design


ART DIRECTION AND DESIGN CONCEPTS:

At Proto Design:
Ultra Luz – polypropylene lights
(guest designers- J. Viana, M.V. Batista, R. Custódio, P. Parra, R. Cunca, A. Vasconcelos, P.S. Dias, F. Alarcão, A. Schrimp, C. Lobo, M.S. Santos)
Terra – Ceramics lights
(guest designers-K.Crcic, M. Theselius, Uwe Fisher, J. Viana, S. Bergne, A. Levy, M.V. Batista, R. Cunca, P.S. Dias, F. Alarcão, F. Brizio, M.S. Santos)
Sweet Revolution – Glass tableware
(guest designers-L. Pessanha, J. Viana, F. Brizio, M.V. Batista, R. Cunca, P. Parra, R. Filipe, J. Felix, F. Alarcão, F. Providência, M.S. Santos)
Metamax – extruded aluminium products
(guest designers-P. Jouin, A. Haberli, Uwe Fisher, J. Viana, S. Bergne, M.V. Batista, F. Alarcão, M.S. Santos)
At ICEP
Portuguese products for a Natural Living + New Measures – Portuguese products road show
At MGlass - Standards – Glass tableware collection
(guest designers-C. Pillet, B. Dalhstrom, U. Fisher, J. Viana, J. Irvine, F. Brizio, E. Monteiro)
At Atlantis
Reverted - reinventing the glass typologies
At Matceramica
Perfect Day – Ceramic Tableware Products
(guest designers-L. Pessanha, R. Filipe, E. Monteiro, P. Lopes, M.S. Santos )

Work as designer with:
CSB (PT), TRONCONI (I), MOROSO (I), ATLANTIS (PT), VISTA ALEGRE (PT), ALMA Home (GB), RENAULT (FR), MARIVIDROS (PT), SÁTIRA (PT), PROTO DESIGN (PT), MATCERAMICA(PT), FIL (PT), SONY (PT), Ministry of Culture (PT), ICEP (PT).


EXHIBITION DESIGN AND CURATOR

Standards – SNBA Lisboa at Experimentadesign 2001,
5+Sinne – design Português no Stillwerk (ICEP) – Berlim 2001,
Vers des nouveaux modèles d’habitation - Paris 2001,
Essere bene essere - Perfect Skin, Interni +Trienal de Milão 2000,
Portuguese Design 2000 – Super Studio Piu – Milão 2000,
Freeze Frame (New British Design) – Lisbon Design Museum, 2000
Essentials Deluxe (European Design) - Lisbon Design Museum Lisboa, Experimentadesign 1999,
O futuro é um estado de alma – SNBA Lisboa 1999,
Design Inserts – Lisboa, Experimentadesign 1999,
New Measures – (ICEP) Tóquio 1998 + (ICEP) Frankfurt 1999
Portuguese products for a Natural Living – (ICEP) Frankfurt 1998


EXHIBITIONS

La baguete du conducteur - ECAL at Le Grand Hotel– Milan 2003,
Window - Helsinki 2002,
Off Scale - 50 years Moroso– Milan 2002,
Le Bote Cul - ECAL at Cultural Swiss Institute – Milan 2002,
Villages Europeénes - Now, Paris; 2001,
Sinne +5 – Stilwerk Berlim 2001,
Vers des nouveaux modèles d’habitation – Low Lounge - Paris 2001,
Essere benne essere - Perfect Skin, Interni +Trienal de Milão 2000,
Portuguese Design 2000 – Milan Via Tortona
Blink, Coexistence Galery - London 2000,
Candy - London 2000,
Babybloom - Galeria Luisa dele Pianne, Milan 2000,
Young European Design – Verona 1999,
Essentials Deluxe - CCB, Lisboa 1999,
Experimentais – Experimentáveis, Lisboa 1999,
Proto Design projects - Livraria Tikkun, Milan 1999,
Transparencies - Galeria Luisa dele Pianne, Milan 1999,
Primavera Del Disseny – Barcelona; 1995/97/99,
Courtrait - Biennal Intérieur 1998,
Terra Light - Tóquio 1998,
Designers block - 100% Design 1998,
Low Budjet - Centro Cultural de Belém, Lisboa 1997,
Not so simple - V&A Museum, London 1997,
Portugal no Circulo de Belas Artes, Madrid ; 1996



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Axis, Beaux Arts, Newsweek, Interni, Blueprint, Domus, Abitare, DDN, Intramuros, Frame, Architecture d’aujourdui, Items, Wall Paper, Marie Claire Maison, Elle Deco, Form, MD, Casa Nuova, Architecti Architectur und Wohnen, Nùmero, Casa Vogue Itália Box, Design Report, Casabella...

Lectures and Workshops- Lisbon University, Aveiro University, Milan Polythecnic


lamp BBL

3 flower jars Sete

water container Maria

table lamp Farol

experimental project by "cut and glue" methods on the Atlantis products Reverted

chair Alma

2 wine decanters Project 01

universal flower holder Incomplete

nomadic hanger Agua Fria

wine decanter SWR

fashion show - concept & ambiant design Nature Touch

concept & art direction Terra - ceramic light containers

concept & art direction Ultra Luz - ultralight projects

Sofa Layer

Lounge chair R&B2 - Rabo de Bacalhau

Lounge Chair W.01 - Shell Chair

Chair WM04 - Paper Chair

Dinning Chair WR.02 - Skin Chair

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