Principal / Designer, Manuel Barreto
Originally from Portugal, Pedro Manuel has spent the last four years living in Buffalo, New York creating his vision and interpretation of furniture design. Pedro Manuel began his journey in high school at Soares dos Reis School of Art, program of art and design, studying at night and working/collaborating in architecture studios in Porto, Portugal. He later attended Architecture at Universidade Lusiada, Porto, Portugal. His portfolio includes architectural designs for private homes, residential buildings, fine contemporary furniture, graphic arts, art curator and interior renovation/design.
Manuel plans to continue his architectural studies in the United States, but in the meantime, he is pursuing his other passions:
Furniture Concept Innovation, Design and Art.
Presently, his atelier/showroom/art gallery is located in Buffalo, New York.
BY PEDRO MANUEL
@ VOL 16
ON APR 14, 2016
"I'm interested in the peaceful, private experience between each piece and its user."
In Design Life from PechaKucha Night Buffalo Vol. 16, designer and principal of Manuel Barreto Studio, Pedro Manuel shares a poignant and personal glimpse into his inspiration and practice, from Portugal to Buffalo, exploring how design affects our lives and the relation between the user and the environment.
This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Tuesday, August 9th, 2016.