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Rui Alves

Rui Alves is a Portuguese designer and furniture maker based in the country's capital do movél, or capital of furniture, Pacos de Ferreira. Born into a family of craftsmen going back generations, his knowledge of materials and design processes is well grounded.


Graduating in Industrial Design in 2001, Rui has been working intensively ever since. His practical approach to design, with a meticulous eye for detail, has led to work with manufacturers from around the world, as well as having designs in the Museum of Modern Art, Paris.


Rui Alves