Design Studio

By focusing on simplicity, Miguel challenges conventional design. Traditional materials are the starting point of each creative process however, Miguel gives an informal, contemporary yet timeless edge to the final product.His approach of outstanding flexibility, versatility and his capacity to adapt to the final consumer’s needs permits endless solutions on different scales, ranging from small individual pieces to large interior spaces.

Miguel’s value and recognition are attested not only by his numerous collaborations with small artisans and well-know industries, but also through the acclamation of his work in worldwide design publications. Endless invitations to participate in some of the most prestigious design fairs of the world are a confirmation of his unique craft.

Clients

Awards

Winner of Best chair, organized by Worten, Portugal, 2018

Unique Youngstar, organized by Spoga+Gafa, Germany, 2016

Selected Product, organized by Bienal Iberoamericana de Diseño, Ibero-America, 2016

Winner of Discipline Product, organized by iF Design Award, Germany, 2015

Nomination of Excellent Product Design, organized by German Design Council, Germany, 2014

Selected Product for Green House, organized by Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair, Sweden, 2014

Selected Product for Salone Satellite, organized by Salone del Mobile, Italy, 2013

Selected Product in Trends of Formal Taste, organized by PaperWorld, Germany, 2013

Young Design Talent, organized by Light + Building, Germany, 2012

Young Design Talent, organized by Interior Lifestyle, China, 2011

Selected Product for POP’s, organized by Serralves, Portugal, 2013

Lectures/ Workshops

Invited Assistant Professor, Design Division, IADE University, 2020 – Present

Invited Assistant Professor, Design Division, IPL – ESELx , 2020

Co-Lecturer, Furniture Design in Cork, LSD + ISCTE, 2015

Lecturer and Coordinator of Furniture and Product Design, LSD, 2011 – Present

Lecturer of Interior and Exterior Design, ETIC, 2011 – 2015

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