MARCO SOUSA SANTOS

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MARCO SOUSA SANTOS:

Marco Sousa Santos is a Lisbon based Designer who has been working across several fields of Design and Design management.

Since 1995, as the founder and director of Proto design and Experimenta Design, he has promoted several projects and Design collections with national and foreign authors, contributing to the new “Vision” on Design culture in Portugal.

As a Designer, Marco Sousa Santos is firmly rooted amongst a generation of Designers who have built a strong international reputation for contemporary Portuguese Design. His projects and products have been displayed and exhibited in institutions of reference, such as the V&A in London, MOMA store in New York, the triennale of Milan and the salon du Meuble in Paris, featured alongside some of the world’s most prestigious Designers.

Marco Sousa Santos is also professor of industrial Design at the faculty of fine arts in Lisbon. He locates his Studio in the Portuguese capital and from here, he works with many portuguese producers with whom he has established dynamic partnerships for his new-born BRANCA label.

BRANCA LISBOA:

BRANCA is a furniture Design label, born in Lisbon Portugal under the direction of Marco Sousa Santos.   
Branca products illustrate how the most refined and long-lasting pieces are often the result of a careful dialogue between design and craftsmanship.    Branca values working with local producers that share its love for detail and when it comes to re-invent crafts and traditional techniques. 
The brand is based in Lisbon, inspired by the flair of the Atlantic ocean and brighten by the everlasting local magic light.