Olivier is an industrial designer with an eclectic body of work, ranging from furniture, lighting, toys and perfume packaging. He began his career working for different companies, where he gained valuable experience and learned the difference a designer can have in a company.
Since 2004 he has been working as a freelancer based in Toulouse, designing for brands all over the world.
In his own words, design is a passion that he is lucky enough to have as a job. Inspired by his daily life, he always tries to achieve the best design possible that will fit the manufacturer, the seller and the user.
Born in 1976, Rodolphe CASTELLANI studied Engineering and Innovation at ISTIA Angers and is graduated in Design and Innovation at ENSAM Paris.
During 10 years he worked as Manager of Design and Quality Department of one of the biggest furniture and Decoration Company in France.
He managed production and product development of thousands of products in Europe, China, Vietnam or Indonesia.
He attaches the greatest importance in satisfying end user through developing beautiful, useful, and qualitative items.
In 2012 Rodolphe CASTELLANI decided to launch his own design studio « Democratik Design Development ». In this agency he develops new products for furniture retailers and also creates space-planning solutions for private interior architecture projects.
His creations offer original lines and innovative functionnal solutions that match with modern way of life.
Rodolphe CASTELLANI also teaches Product Design at KEDGE Design School in the South of France.
Ricardo was born in 1979 in Hamburg, Germany, but it was in Viana do Castelo, in the north of Portugal, that he first pursuit his engineering and product design studies. Ambitious and focused on his goals as a professional, he soon started to collaborate with brands such as Jasmin Glass Studio and JadeTree.
Eager for knowledge about all that surrounds the field of design, Ricardo also obtained a master’s degree in industrial design at the University of Porto.
His work is defined by an acute eye for geometry and formal detail, a healthy obsession Ricardo has been developing throughout the years.
These attributes are expressed in Ricardo’s designs for TEMAHOME, such as the modular bookcase/space divider Ivy, the rotating bookcase Shell or the London bookshelf.
Born in Vila Franca de Xira in 1986, from young showed aptitude for design, in modifying forms(shapes) and in the use of colours. In Lisbon, began by studying Equipament Design in the secundary shool of Artistica António Arroio and from there continued his studies at Instituto de Artes Visuais Design e Marketing (IADE) were he concluded a masters degree in Design and Visual Culture with a specialization in the Design of Industrial Production. Finishing University obtained his first distinction by getting 2º place in the contest “Best Design STBox TDT” promoted by Novabase/Portugal Telecom.
His entrepreneurship led him to creat his company NTGJ Packaging Design, were he won several design awards, among them the famous Red Dot Design Award, also has seen some of his work published in several design books (magazines).
With a particular fascinatin for Nordic design, his entry in the team TemaHomes has allowed him to further develop even more his concept in giving meaning to industrial products, converting the aplications and technologies, in innovative and emocional products. The relationship between human behaviour, technologies and it’s interactions arises his creativity and the ability in offering new solutions.
Pavel Vetrov was born on the 1987 in the Ukraine. He is a graduate designer specialized in furniture and interior design with almost a decade of professional experience, including commissioned projects from famous brands such as Lexus, Temahome, TwoSix, Zegen and many more. Among the 50 plus awards in design he has amassed throughout his career is the 2015/16 Red Dot Award.
His work has been shown, mentioned and analyzed in the most important magazines around the world, including Forbes, Elle, Vogue, among others, and he is an assiduous participant of all European design shows, namely Imm Cologne, Il Salone Internazionale del Mobile Milano, London Design Fair and Paris Design Week.
Tiago Sítima was born in Lisbon, in 1987. His interest in drawing and objects made him join Faculdade de Belas-Artes da Universidade de Lisboa, where he finished his degree in Equipment Design, in 2009. Interested in deepening his knowledge, he followed his Master in Equipment Design in the same university, until 2012.
Tiago collaborates with Temahome since 2015 as a member of the Design and Product Development team. While a Designer, he considers it is important that the form of objects adapt to its function, searching for the needs of the users. Another of his concerns, involves the search for simple and intemporal forms, capable of adapting to the largest possible number of contexts.
He always looks for simple shapes which adapt to the function of the product and simultaneously give a differentiating character.
Proportion and harmony between volumes are two fundamental aspects in his design process.
Product designer at TemaHome, Nuno Rosa is since an early age fascinated by the world of objects. During his high-school years he studied arts and developed an interest in drawing, leading him to pursuit the industrial design course at Escola Superior de Artes e Design in Caldas da Rainha.
Nuno is a part of TemaHome’s team as from 2012, and since then he has been an essential element on the development of some of the company’s products. For him, a product’s utility should take centre stage during the design process, as he believes all objects should first and foremost be practical. He doesn’t follow a particular designer or style, but instead, draws his inspiration from objects he comes across in his daily life.
Function and form mark most of Nuno’s design for our furniture, making for practical and easy to use pieces, best suited for an everyday use while bringing comfort to your home.
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.
For her, the main goal in the projects is to find a balance between form, function and industrial production. Always tries to achieve a timeless look to result in a product with a longer 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.
The British designer John Jenkins was born in Pembroke, England, but his work reaches far beyond. He first studied design at the High Wycombe College, and later obtained his master degree at the renowned Royal College of Art. Professionally, John has worked for companies in such diverse locations as Europe, Thailand, Philippines and the Caribbean.
He is currently the design manager of one of the most important retail companies in the United Kingdom, an endeavour he combines with independent projects for manufacture companies around the world.
He shares his professional activity with teaching, and is an invited professor at several of the worlds most recognized universities such as the Kassel University, the Cleveland Institute, the Royal College of Art and the Sotheby’s Institute of Art.
For TemaHome, John designed Cliff a minimalistic piece with a clear oriental influence.
Inês Viana was born in Lisbon, in 1995. Although she was raised in Portugal, she studied in an English school, making it one of her native languages. Inês began to study Design on her degree in IADE Creative University, as a broad course, which allowed her to explore different paths. It was when she won a Design contest organized by IADE, called Creative Week, that she decided her path would follow Product Design. She specialized with a Master in Equipment Design at Faculdade de Belas-Artes da Universidade de Lisboa. During this period, she developed a project in partnership with the company Temahome, which offered her the possibility to internship with the company and in 2019, she became part of the Temahome Portugal Design team.
She likes to create simple and functional products, which respond to a necessity and that are in some way conscious; she seeks to differentiate with the use of forms, details and finishes.
Inês wants to create better and more sustainable solutions, which alone might not change the world, but will help make it better.
An observer by nature with a clinical eye for detail, designer Inês Martinho admits that much of her work is influenced by the 40s and 50s, mainly by some design greats like Jean Prouvé or Charles and Ray Eames.
To Inês, history is always the starting point from which to look at the market’s latest trends.
A graduate student from IADE-U – Institute of Art, Design and Enterprise – University- in Lisbon, she was awarded the school Revelation Award in 2009.
So far, she has had a rich and diverse career, with a special highlight being the two years she spent as a product developer at a high-end German furniture company located in Munich.
Délio’s work is clearly influenced by the context where he was raised. Being the son of a carpenter, he soon got used to the world of furniture, as he spent his childhood days exploring wood at his dad’s workshop. When he later had to decide what career to follow, it was clear that industrial design was the only option, a course he conducted at ESAD in Caldas da Rainha, Portugal.
During his studies Délio also had the chance to participate in an exchange program at the Nottingham Trent University in England, where he delved into the extraordinary context of British furniture and product design, a world that showed him new perspectives he later brought to his own work.
Before graduating he was already featured in national and international design awards such as Experimenta Design 2003 in Lisbon, and the 2005 Biennale des Jeunes Créateurs de l’Europe et de la Méditerranée in Naples. In his pieces for TemaHome, Délio explores archetypal forms, conferring a contemporary look to them.
Beatriz Lemos was born and raised in Lisbon (1994). Her scholar path involved Colégio do Sagrado Coração de Maria and Escola Secundária Artística António Arroio. Interest in the subject of Design was soon manifested, ending up by graduating at Faculdade de Belas-Artes da Universidade de Lisboa with an Equipment Design Course, followed by a Master in Product Design, pursued in the same university.
In 2015, Beatriz studied abroad in an Erasmums program, at Facultat de Belles Arts – Universitat de Barcelona. This experience allowed her to share knowledge and learnings, in the matter of personal and professional competences, widening her perspectives related to Design.
Colaborates with Temahome since 2018 and enjoys the constant proposed challenges which she and her team face. For her, Design is the synonym of the creation of new products which make sense and add value through its function. Thus, wants these principles to be always present on her projects.
Seeks to develop singular and innovating products with functional and versatile character. Along her project development, she gives preference to stylized forms, enhanced with small details, which makes them special and differentiating, while looking to add value by the evoked memories.
Ana Ramos was born in 1992 in Leiria. She attended Arts and Design School in Caldas da Rainha until 2013, where she graduated as an industrial designer. Her graduation project was selected to be shown at Experimenta Design, the most important design related event held in Portugal.
Ana is proud to have a product of hers on the Temahome Editions, alongside some of her teachers, Fernando Brízio and Miguel Vieira Baptista.
At TEMAHOME, we don't want greenwashing. In this section, we share our group's positive impact on the environment with you, in complete transparency.
It all started with a meeting between 2 countries. Our establishments in Thônes and Tomar now work in unison to offer you furniture influenced by this dual culture.
Whether it's the recycling of furniture, their eco-design or the materials used, our products are manufactured with a positive impact objective in mind.
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