Nelson Queiroz Pinheiro
CREATING ICONIC AND UNIQUE EQUIPMENTS!
WHAT WE DO
DESIGN & BUILD
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With more than 20 years of experience in Design, including Product / Industrial Design, Interior Design and Graphic Design. Graduated from IADE (Portugal – Lisbon) in Industrial Design (1996) and Graduate Studies in Product Design by EINA-Disseny i Art School (Spain – Barcelona).
Internship sponsored by Seat – Seat Club Diseño – at the prestigious studio Liévore y Asociados, for the development of new concepts for the automotive industry.
He began his professional career with the renowned Catalan designer Miguel Milá where he develops projects of Furniture and Urban Furniture for companies such as Santa Cole, BD, Sancal and Blaipuig.
Designer at the Portuguese Design Center where he manages all Design projects. He also works part-time at Alma Design, participating in projects in automotive and transportation area.
Founded the company Design It where leads and carries out several projects for companies such as Tabaqueira-Philip Morris International, Climaverde, Vitaminas & Ca., among others. The company won a design award and had products selected for the “Best Of” catalog of Portuguese Products.
Design Director of the Enterprise Project Group where he develops projects of Urban Furniture and Public Space. He is also responsible for the redesign of the company’s corporate image.
Starts his own company as independent designer and design consultant – NQP Design Studio. As highlights the wayfinding Quinta do Lago design and build project, the Life Beach concept for the largest artificial beach in Europe and boat design in collaboration with the designer Paulo Bago d’Uva.
Joined Play Planet as Senior Designer, as a result of his collaboration with the company since its creation in 2010 with the design of the Corporate Image and with the creation of the concept Play in Art – innovative line of Urban Furniture. Leads the design team, managing national and international projects for clients such as Auchan, EDP, Expresso, Oceanário de Lisboa, Sana Hotels, Broadway Malyan, Shuroq (United Arab Emirates), City of Perth (Australia), Dolce Vita Shopping Malls (Portugal and Spain), Xyami (Angola) and Shinochan (Hong Kong).
Is working as an independent designer and design consultant in the areas of playground design and urban furniture.
Honourable Mention in the Olá-Unilever (Portugal) contest for Olá kiosk .
Special Mention in the BitBank – Signes contest (Spain) for automatic bank kiosk .
First Prize in the MNAC (National Museum of Catalan Art – Spain) contest for display design.
First Prize at “Design em Português” competition for office furniture (in collaboration with Carla Mendes and Alexandre Viana).