Here you will find a selection of old and new projects within clothing, jewellery and visual arts. Discover more about each project through the images below. Some pieces are available for acquisition.
Continuing with explorations on environment responsive textiles, 'Light/Luz' was developed at Hakoniemi art residency in Saimaa, Finland.
A verb with two meanings, wear is to experience garments on the body as well as the expression of time. This project explores these two spaces for designing embedded surprises.
For What it's Worth
How can we highlight human labour on a garment? This series explores the lines sewn by seamstresses and takes them as lines for drawings.
When I was 6 years old, my friend Vivian had a t-shirt that changed colour when she was playing outside under the sun. Could we experience that excitement also as adults?
While reading a book on japanese designers I came across the concept of MA. It struck me, that the space between the wearer and the clothes could be a dynamic one.
Dress, as a verb, is a practice-based research project where visual notation on dress movements inform the forms for pattern cutting.
An exhibition space with curtains. Invited by curator Marina Noronha, I built curtains for the Hessel Museum in NY.
Jardim is an art and technology installation. In it, a dress responds to the environment by enacting patterns on the textile surface.
Necklaces made of construction stone brittles, perforated and 14k gold plated. They come in a wooden box.
One month, one week and one day. Eleven trips between Rio de Janeiro and Belo Horizonte. To a life muse, a clothing collection as an ode. An in memorium project to my grandmother.
TNWMLC is not your keyboard layout. Created by super cool researcher Martin Krzywinski, TNWMLC served as inspiration for a clothing project.
An old 1956 Smith Corona was transformed into necklaces with antique jewellery parts. Each piece is unique.
Computer generated 'distorted' patters are the starting point for this clothing project. Based on a software developed together with programmer Luis Castilho.
A pattern distorter, a life changer. Generator was written in a collaborative project and questions reproducibility and the ways we cut clothes.
The kitchen is the heart of the home. In dolmã, kitchen and clothing textiles meet, and cooking recipes receive new plant based ingredients.
Project developed with the great Maja Mehle in Slovenia. Continuum is a dress that does not have one final form.
Since 2004 I have been working within the field of fashion either in the industry, academy or as an independent designer and visual artist. A selection of some works in the industry are presented below. To get to know more about each brand, I recommend checking out their webpages.
In a short though rewarding intern experience with Danish designer Henrik Vibskov I designed textile prints and visual communication for collection 'Big Wet Shiny Boobs'
My first landing in the fashion industry was at Alphorria, where I worked as a graphic and accessories designer. A more than rewarding first job!
Couldn't have a better start as a fashion designer. Between 2006 and 2009 I worked at the petit couture brand Printing from Belo Horizonte with grand learnings from Marcia Queiroz.
Throughout the years I have collaborated with talented professionals in the arts and developed wearables and textiles for performances and as part of artworks. Discover some of them below.
Dossier of Osmosis
Costume and textiles for Tuomas A. Laitinen's Dossier of Osmosis, presented at the Sydney Bienale, 2018