Marco Sousa Santos is an aesthete who combines reason and intuition, applying a rigorous thought process to a unique intuitive sensibility. Conceding equal importance to the effectiveness of each solution and the way each piece communicates, he pays particular attention to the photogenic qualities of every piece, evident in the images which are both highly considered and seductive.
Marco Sousa Santos design does not follow fashion or tendencies, but reveals a refined sense of form and functionality, endowing his pieces with a timeless quality and marking them out as potential future classics.
D is a collection devoted to Portuguese designers from various different generations. Artists in several disciplines, from communication to objects, fashion to graphic arts, and from advertising to illustration. In essence they are visual monographs that aim to provide an Initial encounter with the rich yet relatively unexamined history of Portuguese design, highlighting its excellence and significance for the present and future of design teaching and practice.
Coordination and art direction by Jorge Silva.
Foreword by Barbara Coutinho.
Author: Silva Designers.
Publisher: INCM – Imprensa Nacional Casa da Moeda.
Language: Bilingual, Portuguese / English.
Pages: 128, soft cover.
Size: 15,1 x 17,8 x 1 cm.
Weight: 290 g.