Entry: Festival
Focus: Triennale of Lisbon

The International Architecture Triennale of Lisbon 2007, happening between May 31 st and July 31 st, aims to become a ‘Festival’ of architecture, participated by the local community and able to attract an international audience. In this initiative by the Architects’ Guild – South Region Section, where some of the most relevant authors and thinkers of today’s world will interact, Portuguese Architecture will be pretext for an important global forum dedicated to the reflection, debate, prospecting and display of Architecture, from the building to the city and territory planning. Architecture is one of the most vibrant fields of Culture in Portugal, with a wide international renown, attracting the attention of foreign public and press quite frequently, and considered as strategic sector for the affirmation of Portugal in the international context.


Entry: Automotive
Focus: Michelin Challenge Design

Michelin North America, Inc. created the annual Michelin Challenge Design™ to celebrate, promote, publicize and give visibility to original creative thinking and innovation in vehicle design. By embracing and supporting design, Michelin aims to establish a closer relationship with the design community, combining technical innovation with transportation design to create vehicles that consumers want to buy and will enjoy driving. Michelin Challenge Design is a collection of events and activities reflecting Michelin North America’s interest in and commitment to innovative design. Michelin’s corporate culture places a high value on design and innovation as important to consumer satisfaction and maintaining Michelin’s role as the industry leader.


Entry: Online Platform
Focus: Media Art History

Although the popularity of media art exhibited at exhibitions and art festivals is growing among the public and increasingly influences theory debates, with few exceptions museums and galleries have neglected to systematically collect this present-day art, to preserve it and to demand appropriate conservatory measures. Thus, several decades of international media art is in danger of being lost to the history of collecting and to academic disciplines such as art history.


Entry: Graphic Design
Focus: Eulda

Eulda is the high-profile graphic design award scheme that rewards the best logos and trademarks designed in Europe. The winners are selected by an international three-tier jury consisting of 10 top design professionals, 10 marketing managers from major international clients and finally 10 members of the public (provided respectively by the worldwide established organizations BEDA, Aquent and Consumers International).


Entry: Keep it simple
Focus: Law of Simplicity

This site is devoted to my ongoing thought processes regarding the topic of simplicity. I wrote and designed a book entitled The Laws of Simplicity to let the ideas take root. Here online, I continue to develop the thoughts that surround the paradoxically complex topic of simplicity.