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  • Marco Balsinha

    Product Designer

    Lisbon, Portugal

Marco Balsinha is a Portuguese Designer, awarded in several international design competitions and sustainability, with a B.A. degree in Product Design from Faculty of Fine Arts - University of Lisbon (2003-2008) and Master in Product Design at the ESAD, Caldas da Rainha (2012-2015). He presented his Master's dissertation in late 2015 with the title: Uroboro - A domestic ceramic vermicomposter (LCiP awarded). He is part of the Collective Designer’s Mint, a "multidisciplinary creative office" with his own production unit, creating exclusive products for the several brand of the group (http://designersmint.com/). He is also involved in several projects related to design and brands. Marco worked as a Product Designer and Head Designer at Abrakadabra (2008-2013), with an independent manufacturing unit and a manufacturer of Furniture for kindergarten. Marco’s research interests focus on innovative environmental sustainability solutions and the optimisation of production lines using design as key factor to achieve its purpose.

Work Samples

  • Cform

  • Penguin Mirror

  • Abrakadabra City

Work History

At: http://www.marcobalsinha.com/ http://www.linkedin.com/in/marcobalsinha https://www.behance.net/marcobalsinha


  • 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



- Origem project AWARD on Favourite Design - Bazar project winner of Favourite-design - 17 MARCH 2013 - Just Mobile Design Competition 2011 - Italbox Design Competition FinalistEditar