Franco - Portuguese Designer, Christophe de Sousa was born in France in 1979.                                    

He spent part of his childhood and adolescence in French soil and has returned to Portugal with his family. 

This mixture of experiences allowed a broader view of the different cultures that serves, along with others, as their base of influence.

He’s graduated in Industrial Design at the Universidade Lusíada in Oporto. 

Assumes himself as a passionate about the creative process and early learned that his path would have to pass through an area that would allow him to give wings to the imagination.

His bigr ambition is to leave his mark in the world of Design, the ability to convey emotion through an object is, without doubt, the force that moves him. 

Obsessed with shapes and an amazing observer he sees in the details his greatest allies in the pursuit of perfection!

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AWARDS

2017 | EUROPEAN PRODUCT DESIGN AWARD                                                                                                                                                                                                            Bronze Award - project- SLIM chair                                                                                                                                                                                                 2016 | A´DESIGN AWARD & COMPETITION                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Bronze Award - project- office desk VERTK                                                                                                                                                                                        2015 | DRESS ME UP! by JORDAO COOLING SYSTEMS
           
Honorable Mention - project finalist - BRISE
2013 | HOME SWEET HOME by SIEMENS
           
WINNER - project winner - KBOX for SIEMENS
2013 | HOME SWEET HOME by SIEMENS
           
1st PRIZE - project winner -  TOKYO line for INTERDESIGN
2013 | HOME SWEET HOME by SIEMENS
           
2nd PRIZE - project winner - XTREME line for ICEL
2012 | HOME SWEET HOME
           
Project finalist - CURVE for HERDMAR
2012 | HOME SWEET HOME
         
  Project finalist - MARINA for SPAL
2012 | THE ART ON CHAIRS INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION
           
MAKING CHAIRS category : 7º place in theTop 10 FINALISTE
2004 | CREATING A LINE OF HANDLES by JNF                                                                                                                                                                                                            1st PRIZE - project winning PAPER FORM
2002 | YOUNG DESIGNERS CONTEST by ICEP Portugal, Commerce and Tourism                                                                                                                                                        Honorable Mention - Project finalist - PORT
2001 | ART and JUBILEE by Diocese of Culture of Vila Real.                                                                                                                                                                                     Honorable Mention - project finalist - PIAA

 

 

EXHIBITIONS

2016 | BID16 - 5ª BIENAL IBEROAMERICANA DE DESEÑO > EDICIÓN 2016