Tal como a anterior dedicada a Joaquim Machado de Castro, a nova exposição temporária do MNAA, “Arquitetura Imaginária”, é mais … More
Os primeiros 1000 exemplares da segunda edição do livro chegaram ao Estúdio Pedrita dia 11 de Setembro. Começámos de imediato … More
From 16-21 July 2012 Lev Bratishenko, Becky Quintal and I will be coordinating a workshop dedicated to talking, writing, and publishing critically about architecture.
Jacques Tati’s Mon Oncle premiered May 10th, 1958. Exactly 54 years later, I revisited its modern, over-designed world in my op-ed … More
Ever since the time of Herodotus, the history of North Africa has also been the history of its imaginary. Beyond … More
Dia 31 de Março vou estar em Coimbra para a primeira edição do Encontro Nacional de Estudantes de Design. A … More
A convite da Guimarães 2012 – Capital Europeia da Cultura e do projecto Use-it, estarei em Guimarães esta sexta, dia … More
Durante a pesquisa sobre design brasileiro que comecei com a minha tese de mestrado conheci vários designers que, em todo … More
De que forma é que a prática, a cobertura jornalística, a curadoria e a crítica académica do design brasileiro estão … More
Já passava da 1 da manhã quando há quatro meses saltei da cama e enviei um email à Joana … More
In the Summer of 2010 I stayed at all three Ace hotels on the West Coast of the USA – … More
My review of the Graphic Design Worlds exhibition is up on the 2/2011 issue of items magazine. Op nederlands, natuurlijk. … More
A edição de Novembro de 2010 marca o início da minha colaboração com a Casa Vogue Brasil. A minha ‘matéria’ … More
Nos dias 4 e 5 de Novembro tive a honra de participar, na Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, no workshop de investigação … More
My review of the 2010 edition of the Brazilian Design Biennial, which took place in Curitiba early this Spring, is in the … More
This morning I visited the Art Deco, 1925 exhibition at the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum in Lisbon. This world-class, exquisite show would … More
My research project on Ivan Chermayeff’s posters for Pan Am has just had its fourth incarnation: after presenting my findings … More
Whether you missed breakfast, need a workout power boost or a mid-afternoon snack, there’s always a cereal bar to get … More
Konstantin Grcic’s 360ºC chair for Magis is a product that defies classification. It’s a chair that doesn’t look like anything … More
The printed version of Metropolis magazine has shrunk as of last September. The result of a publishing crisis-induced redesign (in … More
From today, and for a month, follow me at Alvorada. Até já!
My favourite part of the Delta Airlines flying experience is seeing its inflight security video. Seriously. Inflight security videos (if … More
I won’t make it to Weil-am-Rhein for the Fernando and Humberto Campana 20-year retrospective, but its rich catalogue is already … More
O Ricardo Hartmann mandou-me ontem a letra deste dueto entre a Rita Lee e o João Gilberto, para inspiração. Entretanto … More
When we met a few weeks ago, Susan Yelavich suggested I read Cornel West’s essay “The New Cultural Politics of … More
Creativity, innovation, regions, clusters, mobility, funding, education, risk, opportunity, competitiveness, sustainability, networks, integration, culture, fertile grounds, Europe, America. This simultaneously-translated, … More
a few more images of one of my favourite school assignments ever after the jump.
I have to say there is something special about this place. Merry Christmas.
Countering the one-way street of mechanical and structural determinism, [Raymond Loewy] declared that ‘there is as much [to be gained] … More
“There are times when we are perhaps visited by a mild nostalgia for the harmless and leisured times before the … More
I chose 12 Proprietary Eponyms out of all these suggestions that arrived from all over the world to my inbox: Kodak, Xerox, … More
Our visit to Philip Johnson’s Glass House was great, but it was a very cold Connecticut Fall day and I … More
Last Wednesday I went up Park Avenue with Ada Louise Huxtable’s guide in hand. All this is pure Jacques Tati. … More
“There are moments when separation is advisable for even the most loving couples — when there is illness, or when … More
Last night I had my first hamburger on American soil: having arrived in New York exactly two weeks today, one may say it took me quite a while to eat one.
Celebrity sightings so far: Dylan McDermott at Pastis Tilda Swinton at the Met David Byrne at The Kitchen Patrick Wilson … More
Esta foi tirada no dia do cocktail de recepção aos Graduate Students da SVA, num 12º andar em Chelsea, na … More
Expresso — eat your heart out! O NYT deste domingo pesava uns bons 4kg, e incluía todas as previews para … More
Já cá estou.
On my recent 4-day visit to Copenhagen I was strolling down Strøget (the world’s longest pedestrian street) I came across … More
July 19th was a pretty special day. Our book launch went really well, were all in high spirits. After we … More