About The Speaker
Industrial Designer and Creative Director| ESMAD, IPP
Hugo Vaz is a multidisciplinary designer with more than 20 years of experience, collaborating with companies in the field of industrial design and furniture. In addition to his activities as a designer, Hugo shares his knowledge and experience as a teacher, he is an Adjunct Guest Professor at Esmad-P.Porto where he teaches in the Industrial Design degree and in the Furniture and Spaces Design Ctesp.
Hugo also teaches in the Product Design Master’s at ESAD-Matosinhos. With a degree in Equipment Design (2002), a Postgraduate in Furniture Design (2013), a Master’s Degree in Design (2018) and a Specialist Title in Industrial Design (2023), he believes that design is a powerful tool for transformation. Hugo’s work has been recognised with a Red Dot Design Award (2015), with the Design and Design International Award (2015) and his work has been exhibited at various events, including Expo 2020 in Dubai.
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Global challenges for greener, smarter and circular products and processes.
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