Mariana Carreiras - Nádia Soares
Nádia Soares was born in 1986. She graduated from Faculdade de Belas Artes da Universidade de Lisboa with a degree in Product Design. After winning a design competition organized by the Centro Português de Design, entitled Living Your Dreams, she is awarded an internship at Temahome. Her innate qualities as a designer quickly transpire into her work and she soon becomes a full-time member of Temahome’s workforce, where she currently holds the position of design and product development coordinator. It is her responsibility not just to follow, but to foresee new, emerging trends all around the globe as well, and to translate them into Temahome’s unique and original creations. Her team is always in touch with the production line and has a close relationship with the prototype department, where new ideas and experimental concepts are brought to life.Born in Lisbon in 1988, Mariana Carreiras has a master degree in product design (2013) from Faculdade de Belas Artes de Lisboa, following a bachelor degree in equipment design (2009) from the same university. Her professional career begins in 2011 with the coordination of both the store and gallery of Fabrica Features Lisbon, where she remained until 2013. In 2013 she takes part in the contest “Jovens Criadores”, being selected for the category of industrial design for her OLLA collection, an original ceramic tableware set. As a winner in this competition, she has the opportunity of undertaking an internship at Vista Alegre, the most important Portuguese ceramic brand, as part of the program ID POLL. She then joins Temahome, where she is developing her unique personal touch in a number of different and challenging projects.