Designer, Design Educator and Curator. Since 1998 teaching in ESAD - Arte e Design (Matosinhos, Portugal) and organizing and curating exhibitions, publications, workshops and lectures about design, in Portugal, Germany and China (Eero Aarnio, Mondaine, Bo Bergström, Art Chantry, David Carson, Portuguese Design, etc.). Director of Vestigio Design, Design educator and International Coordinator in ESAD - College of Art and Design (Matosinhos), Consultant of DeForma Magazine (Valencia, Spain).

Graduated in Design, ESAD - Arte e Design, Matosinhos (Portugal, 1993). Master (MA) "Diseño y Producción Multimedia", Facultad de Bellas Artes - Universitat de Barcelona (España, 2005). DEA - Universidade Politécnica de Valencia (España, 2007). PhD - Universidade Politécnica de Valencia (España, 2016.)

Started his career as a collaborator of the portuguese graphic designer João Machado.
His work has been awarded and published in many specialized publications (China, Japão, EUA, GB, Itália, Espanha, Rússia, etc.). Author of texts published in: Identity (Russia), Baseline (UK), De Forma (Spain), Package Design Magazine (China), Pli (Portugal), Casa International (China). International Awards: Certificate of Excellence Visual Impact, Supon Design Group, EUA, 1997; Certificate of Design Excellence, Print Magazine, EUA 1998; Design em Português, Portugal, 1999; EULDA Design Award, Italia, 2006.