After graduating in architecture and urban planning in 2004 at Mackenzie University in São Paulo, Brazil; FILIPE RAMOS moved to New York where he lived six years while representing the Studio Arthur Casas in the city.
In 2006 he was invited to attend the special edition “Roots For Future Generations” of Colors magazine where he participated with text and photography, also exposed on the magazine’s event at MAM “Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo“. Still in New York, in 2011 he created and developed the art installation “Down To Earth” for the festival of independent short movies “Screen Loud Film Festival”.
In the six years of New York living Filipe developed a plural and free vision which is reflected in his works of art, interiors and design.
In 2011 back to São Paulo he devoted one year to the LVMH group LatAm managing the Louis Vuitton expansion projects in Latin America. Then in 2012 he was invited to start the Starbucks design department where he participated in the development of new architectural language for the brand in Brazil.
In 2013 he decided to dedicate himself to his original work, developing interior design projects, art and furniture design as well. Since then he participated showing his photographic panels in the exhibition “Cotidiano Ímpar” at the galleries New Creators and Verve in São Paulo.
In 2014 he spent some time in Toronto where he studied Furniture Design at OCAD “Ontario College of Arts and Design” and exhibited his first furniture line called “Dobra” at the school’s gallery. After this experience, he finally decided to focus his work on Furniture Design only.
Back to Brazil, he participated in the Design Weekend 2015 in São Paulo showing his new creations at the galleries and showrooms New Creators, Cartel011, Carbono and Decameron. Besides that, he has various interior design works published in specialized magazines and international websites.
In 2016 he moves back to New York with the plan of spread the development of his design creations. Even being abroad he participated of the exhibition “Novo Mobiliario Brasileiro” (New Brazilian Furnishings) at IED “Instituto Europeo di Design” as part of the Sao Paulo Design Weekend events.
In 2017 he launched the Dobra lounge chair that was the finalist at Premio Salao Design and exhibited at Movelsul Brasil. In 2018 he participated in the Paralela Design show in Sao Paulo, Brazil showing his full collection.
Currently, he is based in New York where he splits his time working on interior design and furniture design projects. He has just launched new Padiola lounge chair and Elo armchair at Wanted Design Manhattan 2018 as part of NYCxDESIGN, the official design celebration in the city.