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I'm confident that being part of a project makes use of my skills as a product designer will not just determine who I am but also as I want to be.
Marco Balsinha is a Lisbon based Product Designer.
Since graduating from Lisbon Fine Arts School in Equipment Design (5 years degree) he start working in Scorzio as a 3D artist.
After that, he started working at Abrakadabra, special furniture for kindergarten as Product designer. After 3 years he was promoted as a Design leader of the company where he worked in several new concepts.
He wanted to add more values to his projects and their users, that's why he decided start the Master Degree in Product design at IPL - ESAD (school of Fine arts and design - Caldas da Rainha) where he is now.
Between his experience he is constantly enhancing and challenging his own knowledge participating in several formations and international competitions where he was awarded.
Work In Progress
Working as designer in Kindergarten Furniture and Especial projects under production and exhibited at Spielwarenmesse International Toy Fair Nürnberg.
Method and work: Research / Projection / Tests / Production
Resources: 3DS Max / Solid Works / AutoCAD / BiessWorks
Studio production: Photoshop / Illustrator
Material: Wood (Solid, Particle Wood, MDF), High Density Polyethylene, foam and screen.
Machinery assistance: Computer Numerical Control (CNC)
Escola Superior De Artes E Design - Caldas Da Rainha (ESAD.CR) - Instituto Politecnico De Leiria
- Master Degree in Product Design Design
- 2012 - 2014
Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Lisbon
- Equipment Design Design
- 2003 - 2008
- Just Mobile Design Competition 2011
- Italbox Design Competition FinalistEditar