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About João Faria : João Faria is an architect from Northern Portugal. After an 18 year activity in architecture and teaching, he as devoted his time to designing objects that really meant something for him. Emotional Objects is born from this passion. He designs objects for his needs and hopes that someone else likes it too. Objects are created from this need and then, design is taken to it's limits, without compromises. João makes its own prototypes and tests its ideas and solution like a sculptor. After testing one or several solutions, its time to choose the best artisans to make it feasible. Manufacturing its always very limited, mostly due to the design characteristics. First of all, its a labor of love.
STATEMENT OF ART:
More than function.

ORGANIZATION:
João Faria Concept

NON-DESIGN OCCUPATION:
Wood or related products assembler Industrial production, manufacture, metal

EDUCATION:
1997, Achitecture, Lusíada, Famalicão, Portugal

EXPERIENCE:
1998-2008, Chief Architect at Arquitectos, Ideias e Vídeo, Lda.
1999-2013 Professor at public School.

MIXED EXHIBITIONS:
2013, POPs Serralves, Museu de Serralves, Porto, Portugal.
2014, POPs Serralves, Museu de Serralves, Porto, Portugal.

AWARDS:
2013, 2 nominations for the exibition POPs Serralves Museum, Oporto;
2014, first prize POPs Serralves Museum, Oporto;
2015, Golden Award, A'Design competition.

PRESS APPEARANCES:
2014, "Time Out", page 85, August, Porto Portugal;
2014, "Cidade hoje", pages 1 and 3, 9th October, Famalicão, Portugal;
2015, "O Povo Famalicence", page 6, 28th April, Famalicão, Portugal;
2015, "Opinião Pública", page 1 and 7, 30th of April, Famalicão, Portugal;
2015 "Jornal de Notícias", page 40, 17th of May, Porto, Portugal
2015, "Visão - Sete Porto e Norte", page 15, 7th of May, Lisbon, Portugal.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
English, (Advanced), Spanish (Intermediate), Frech (Pre-intermediate), Italian (Intermediate).

COMPUTER LITERACY:
Autocad (expert);
3Dstudio Max (intermediate);
Revit (intermediate);
Adobe Illustrator (intermediate);
Adobe Photoshop (intermediate);
Solidworks (intermediate).

WEB SITE:
www.joaofariaconcept.com

PORTFOLIO URL:
http://www.joaofariaconcept.com/#

RSS URL:
http://www.joaofariaconcept.com/#

REGISTRATION DATE:
2014-09-17 12:50:30

COUNTRY:
Portugal

ACCOUNT TYPE:
Professional

Awards received by João Faria


Emotional Object #020: "gift Wrap" Coffee Table

A' Design Award Winner for Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category in 2015
João Faria Concept for Emotional Objects
Emotional Object #010 Roots Coffee Table

A' Design Award Winner for Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category in 2015
João Faria Concept for Emotional Objects
Emotional Object # 018: Excentric Office Furniture

A' Design Award Winner for Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category in 2015
João Faria for Emotional Objects
Iris Butter Dish

Golden A' Design Award Winner for Bakeware, Tableware, Drinkware and Cookware Design Category in 2014
João Faria Concept for Joao Faria Concept

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