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Fátima Pombo

University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal

Award Participations

  • iF DESIGN AWARD 2021
  • iF DESIGN AWARD 2017


Fátima Pombo is Professor in design and Co-director of the Master in Product Design and Engineering at the University of Aveiro (Portugal). She was a visiting professor at the University of Leuven (Belgium) architecture department for almost a decade till 2016. Her research, publications and teaching focus primarily on interior architecture, phenomenology, home design history and design aesthetics. Fátima participates in international research projects and conferences and is invited as expert for several academic activities. She publishes in Springer, Routledge, Idea Journal, the Journal of Interior Design, Journal of the British Society for Phenomenology, Architectoni.ca among others. She was an Alexander von Humboldt Foundation postdoctoral fellow at the University of Munich and did research at the University of Heidelberg while working on her doctorate from 1993 to 1995. (January 2021)