Luis Acosta

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[col3] Biography 

Graduated in 1988 at the textile department of the Gerrit Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam.  He has participated in group and individual exhibitions in most European countries, Argentina, USA, Japan and South Korea.  He has works at the Museum of Arts and Design (New York, USA), Costume Museum (Buenos Aires, RA), Centre for the Arts Utrecht, The Textile Museum in Tilburg and in various international private collections. He teaches courses in textile design and designing women’s accessories in Argentina, USA, Spain and the Netherlands. [/col3]

[col3] Work

As a designer he is particulary interested in forms. Once a form is found, he enlarges or repeats it. Then he concentrates on using the possibilities of that form as a basis to develop a design.
It’s important to work with both shapes and colour. The first gives dimension to the design while the second provides warmth. [/col3]

[col3] Contacts

www.luisacosta.nl

ansacost@lombok.nl

Acosta Design
Stijnstraat 4 bis
3531 AV Utrecht
Netherlands

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Thereza Pedrosa

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Founder and Director of Beautiful People Live Art || Thereza Pedrosa was born in Rio de Janeiro (Brasil) in 1985, and grew up in Bassano del Grappa (Italy) and in Lausanne (Switzerland). In love with Europe, she operates borderless from her new location near Leipzig (Germany). Graduated in Conservation of Cultural Goods at the Ca’ Foscari University in Venice, and a jewelry designer herself, she promotes contemporary artists and designers worldwide. Her engagement is manyfold: selecting the most promising trends, promoting contamination between the arts, by editing online and offline publications.