Category: Empower Me

“This movement translates into an active optimism, in order to save the world from its current confusion, so that we might change him and minimize financial, economic and ethical problems.” trendsobserver.com

It is also about the “knowledge economy” and the importance of cool skills, processes and new technologies applied to objects.

Pulau Banda by Velasco Velasco

«[Pulau Banda] uses the narrative potential of textiles, long forgotten by most of western peoples but beautifully preserved in the everyday of African and Asian cultures.»   My name is Marta Velasco Velasco, one Velasco is from Colombia and the other from Spain. Growing between…

Human Ivory by Lucie Majerus

«”Human Ivory” proposes an egalitarian jewellery collection, where the body is being adorned by it’s own gem, polished from recognizable teeth into an abstract but familiar pearl shape.»   While researching abundant and scarce materials, I was intrigued by the amount of meat industry waste…

Vanitas by Birgit Severin

«I strongly believe that beauty, neither in humans nor in objects, is based on perfection. It’s rather change, imperfection and even decay through which beauty unfolds.»   I started to work with rubber and surface textures during the last year of my Master at the…

AWAYTOMARS By Alfredo Orobio

«We need to re-think the role of multi brand shops in a society that can access shops freely online. What we want to do with AWAYTOMARS is improve the roles of both the designer and the customer in the chain, offering them opportunities to purchase…

Leixões Ring by MATER jewellery Tales

«Leixōes ring reflects the duality between computational design and craft(…) The production of this piece combines technological approach such as laser cutting with skillful hands.»   It has to be seen by touching! This feeling was the impulse to elect Leixões terminal building of Luis Pedro Silva,…