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Designers in particular are in demand to reconcile
ecological and economic contradictions. In Brazil, creative people have been focusing on this
elixir of life for decades. It shapes a society and prepares the future, in
this South American country and around the world.
Meet leading Brazilian design persons and join an intensive discussion on sustainability!
The event will present some design professional point of view regarding the theme "DESIGN AND SUSTAINABILITY". They will answer the follow questions:
Some very well known designers from Brazil will contribute in this event that aims to enhance the design and sustainability as tools to transform the world in a better place! Watch the video!
Letícia Castro is currently Superintendent Director from Centro Brasil Design, being responsible for more than ten projects to promote and support design in Brazil. She now leads numerous courses and workshops and is a member of various design juries. Letícia has been working in the fields of design management, strategic design, design thinking and public policies for 20 years.
Ronald Kapaz graduated in architecture from the University of São Paulo in 1979, when he founded, with two colleagues, Oz Strategy+Design, which had a recognized trajectory of constitution, innovation and leadership in the Brazilian market and in the design culture in the country. Today he is Head Designer, CSO and co-founder of Playground Lab Design, and follows his 41-year professional trajectory exploring, without ever concluding and never stopping, the power and extension of the value of design.
Angela Carvalho, a Brazilian Designer, graduated in Industrial Design and got the postgraduate degree in Design by Scuola Politecnica Design of Milan, Italy. Her scholarship was at Krupp Foundation Stuttgart, Germany. In 2010 she launched her own brand: Angela Carvalho – conscious design. The focus is on sustainable design projects, social and environmental innovation.
Gustavo Greco is the founder and Creative Director of Greco Design, specializing in visual identity, signage and editorial projects. The company positions its work as a daily and continuous effort of sharing, renovation and re-signification through meaningful projects that utilize information as the main input.
Maurício Noronha and Rodrigo Brenner are the founders of the Brazilian Furf Design Studio.
For over a decade, Furf Design Studio has been creating extraordinary projects with humans brave enough to design a more poetic and result driven future. They follow the calling: “The future asks to be sustainable and sustainability asks to be futuristic.“
Design is a transformation tool. Design can change lives, business and realities thats why design generates a positive impact on society and community.
Design can contribute for society to build a better world through solution economically viable, socially fair and environmentally correct.
Design can contribute to a better
society and a better world through the design professionals that has the
know-how to use design as a problem solve and find the right solution to the