João Abreu Valente
João is a 2008 graduate of the Design of Equipment at the Faculty of Fine Arts of Lisbon. He also has a Masters in Contextual Design by the Academy Eindhoven.
Since 2006 he has been participating in design exhibitions in Germany, Spain, France, Holland, Hungary, Italy and Portugal. His recent project is the partnership of João’s own atelier with the architecture studio Subvert, in Lisbon.
In June 2013 he opened Arquivo 237 a gallery of contemporary design.
He is currently researching on new methods of production and focusing on product design, furniture and design applied to exhibitions.