Clockwise From Top Left Corner:Feel, 2008, a family of 2 lamps, MDF solid block finished in a translucent color with a high gloss varnish with silk shade and stainless steal lamp base; Pebble, 2012, for Ginger & Jagger; Erosion, 2008, fiberglass filled with expandable polyurethane and finished in a range of lacquered color finishes; Pedro Sousa, Designer and Fig Tree, 2012, for Ginger & Jagger; Império, 2009, a low upholstered with inclined two front wood legs and a singular tubular metal leg on the back. With muti-density polyurethane foam seat; Leaf Mirror, 2012, for Ginger & Jagger; Black Pearl, 2010, aluminium and glass, composed by several pieces welded in four typologies making a dedicated pattern; Causeway, 2012, body in plywood with a solid wood structure, finally iscoated all around with a tri-dimentional pattern of wood veneer; Tornado, 2009, a large cork table made from a cork block which is produced using waste from production of wine bottle stoppers.
Finally our most wanted causeway Causeway (featured above) takes, as a point of departure, the good memories of student days, more precisely the year spent in Dublin. Having found peculiar rock formations, Pedro designed this sailboard which forms a three-dimensional pattern, despite the bi-dimensional original pattern, as if it were a illusory game, dense withenigmatic perspectives spread all over.
It's a product that has been stored in his memory for a long time, has been developed and has matured, waiting for the best opportunity to be materialized in the form of a sideboard.
This piece as a body in plywood with a solid wood structure, finally the piece is coated all around with a tri-dimentional pattern of wood veneer. The first series is available in three different colors: green, blue, red and finally natural wood, where 2 pieces are prototypes, 2 artist proofs in a series of 8 pieces for each, all numbered and authenticated by designer.
The Causeway subject will be continued by creating new products.
Pedro Sousa Born in 1976, Pedro Sousa is an industrial designer. His unique furniture collections and limited editions produce a cross-over between design and contemporary art, using different materials, variations of form and volumes, his work allays absolute precision with a radical freedom.
Since the beginning he attends art courses and later redirected his studies to design at an industrial Design course.
In September, 1998, stars his higher education studies at the Superior School of Arts and Design -ESAD Matosinhos, accomplishes the Erasmus program in NCAD National College of Arts and Design (Dublin). He graduated in design on July, 2002.
Thanks to his know-how, he has the ability to work on an eclectic range of collaborations; in April 2005 he’s one of the creators of the Boca do Lobo brand where he was responsible for all of the product design, the Soho collection, Coolors and Limited Edition. He was involved on the corporative image and advertising campaigns.
He’s also one of the creators of the SAAL brand in September 2007, being responsible for designing all products from the first collection; he’s also involved on the corporative image and advertising campaigns.
In 2009 he started his own design company, Pedro Sousa Studio, through which he executes his own projects as well as projects for several brands.
Recently among others He’s collaborating with Ginger & Jagger, designing the first collection "Earth to Earth".
His work has been featured in many major design publications, books and newspapers worldwide.