Honourable Mention

Young Designer Award´94 . ICEP H. M. metals category | Finnish Market


Tozoon mirror

When man starts his life course, he sees himself reduced to an extremely basic figure. However, this figure is already a bearer of the “gene” that is going to shape him till his death. Here, it`s proposed the reflexion upon the importance of this conscience. This man sees himself reflected in the same object in two different ways, not only with the appearance and complexity of the moment but also with the “shape” and simplicity of his origin.

job briefing

Tozoon mirror concept development and functional prototyping. Proposal for the Young Designer Award´94 | Finnish Market | Head juror Tapio Yli-Viikari

project details

Contest application 


Honourable Mention



The Young Designer Award is (was) an initiative of the ICEP - Investimentos, Comércio e Turismo de Portugal (Institute of Foreign Trade of Portugal), which aims to promote contact between schools and the companys and encourage design students to develop their careers in the industry, raising their awareness of specific problems companies are struggling with.

Brief summary by the promoter ICEP always in the catalogs, from 1989 until 2002. Currently ICEP is “aicep Portugal Global – Trade & Investment Agency” (government business entity).

After the prizes were awarded, ICEP promoted several exhibitions for national and international promotion. "Tozoon", in addition to participating in exhibitions under the "Young Designer Award´94", also participated in exhibitions and events promoting globally Portuguese Design, together with projects by renowned Portuguese senior designers.

1994 “Young Designer Award’94″
Jardim do Tabaco, Lisboa, Portugal
ESAD Matosinhos, Matosinhos, Portugal
1995 “Young Designer Award’94″
“Habitare`95”, Messukeskus, Pasila, Finland
1996 “Identidade e Desígnio – Design, Arte e Indústria”
NERLEI, Leiria, Portugal

During the spring of 1994, Tozoon was developed in a 3D model and already using renders for volumetric simulations.

AutoCAD R12 and 3D Studio R3 was the software used.

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