The initial idea was based on a hand sketch. I consider a simple line very powerful for capturing a thought, and from there I took it further. I set out to achieve a rich effect of multiple lines using basic tools.
A large-scale object to serve as the centrepiece of the interior. It was a fascinating experience to sculpt an object out of a soft textured material. The subtle yet robust form and the combination of natural Portuguese cork and strawberry-red cushions is my personal visual statement.
I wanted to create an archetype of a mirror, a statue that dominates and shapes the space around it and acquires true meaning in the reflection of a man, whom it alone has the power to turn into a real human icon.
A futuristic helmet or undiscovered species of jellyfish... The tubular light source daringly penetrates the delicate, smooth body of the lamp. A passionate love affair of forms. My desire was to create a different lighting atmosphere and tell a story through an everyday object.
Transparent forms cutting through one another have always held a special fascination for me. The elegance of the clear overlapping shells and delicate tones conjure echoes from the plant kingdom, a symbiosis articulated in glass.
Two softly shaped composite sheets of veneered plywood, the upper sheet levitating above the larger one, create enough space for storage of all necessities – pens, laptop, or computer keyboard – in between.
My first rendezvous with professional design. The first object I exhibited outside my homeland, shown for the first time in Paris. A strange coincidence. At the time, I had no idea how the city would determine my direction.
This table is like a beautiful and smart woman. The shape evokes her seductive wrap-around skirt, but underneath lies a sophisticated solution. The shape was, in fact, designed to allow plywood to be bent by hand without the use of forms.