Pedro Sousa Design Studio

Portuguese designer Pedro Sousa was born in 1976. After studying Design in Matosinhos and Dublin, Pedro graduated in Industrial Design (2002) from ESAD-Matosinhos, where he lives and works.

Since the beginning of his career, Pedro established several partnerships with companies for which he had the pleasure of working with. Companies of mass-production or small-scale products based on craft production techniques, were important for learning and understanding traditions and values. Since then, Pedro began to develop his own interest and concern for the preservation of artisan skills and craftsmanship.

With his traditional background and acquired know-how and knowledge of new technologies, Pedro constantly pushed boundaries for a common purpose: to find new challenges and exceed expectations.

In 2005, as a founding member of the Boca do Lobo brand, where he headed the Design Department until 2009, Pedro created and developed a new path of his own from there: a blend of tradition and innovation with an experimental approach to the selected materials and techniques.

That same year, he set up his own studio practice and fully dedicated himself to his personal projects. He started collaborating with international brands such as SAAL-Design, Ginger & Jagger, Bow & Arrow and ByeEdition, among others.

Pedro's work is currently diversified and covers a wide range of themes, from the design of small objects like jewellery and ceramics for interior spaces and installations, from craftsmanship to mass-production, from exhibitions to videos and photography, along with furniture products. Pedro also maintains an experimental activity, which is also essential to the development of his work.

Pedro's work has been recognized and selected to take part in the most prestigious exhibitions and showcases around the globe. Today he is one of the most renowned Portuguese designers. His work is featured in many major art and design publications (web, books, specialized magazines and journals) worldwide.

Avenida D. Afonso Henriques, Nº 815, 4º, 4450-015 Matosinhos, Portugal.

phone. +351 939 015 467