Passa ao Futuro’s goal is to assist in bringing together the disciplines, techniques and design thinking of artisans and designers in order to create new utilitarian products that embody the techniques of the past, responding to present needs in a sustainable and advanced way.
A fruitful collaboration would result in a product or collection, more workflow for the artisans and more environmentally conscious designs.
Qualifiers for artisans and craftsman
A Practice that is based on traditional techniques and skills
Interest in working with designers to create innovative products
Committed to the transmission of skill sets and know-how
Qualifiers for Designers
A practice that includes hands on design
Spirit of experimentation and innovation
Interest in keeping traditional techniques and skills alive
Driven to use design thinking to help solve the problems facing the artisans and craftsman
Conscious and aware of the role the designed object plays within the current environmental crisis