Born in 1978, in South Africa, studied in Portugal and opened his own design studio focused on interior and product design (ESTUDIOAMA) after graduating in Product Design (ARCA-EUAC). In 2009 received his M.Sc. in Engineering Design (IST) and in 2011 the title of Specialist in Product Design (IPG; IPL; IPVC). Working as a lecturer since 2010 (IPG; IPV; UA), he is currently a PhD candidate at the University of Aveiro where he is studding and working with biological generative systems, looking for alternative production tools aimed at customization.