We are working with this emerging and talented designer in preparation of the launch of her own collection.
Exhibition of handmade Brazilian design, art and craft at the Miami International Airport
A small exhibit of Domingos Tótora’s work at the TOUCH studio in Belo Horizonte.
MoMA New York came to us when they were looking for products for their Destination Brazil and Portugal events.
Coffee, Design & Community at O Café in New York during New York Design Week 2011.
We invited Aboubakar for a presentation on his work to the TOUCH studio.
Zoë Melo is creative director for TEDx Belo Horizonte, directing the look & experience of the event.
US brand Anthropologie was looking to immerse itself in Brazilian culture. Zoë Melo was the guide.
Over the years, we have hosted our popular dinnerTalks, pairing design conversation with a delicious meal.
Zoë spoke at Parsons about the challenges of design start-ups in the real world.
Zoë talked about her experience using design as catalyst for change.
Zoë lectured and conducted a 3-day workshop engaging students to create a social design project
Sao Paulo, Brazil. “Design for a better world” workshop.
Zoë was a featured speaker at the event for the 2011 edition.
Zoë was a featured speaker at TEDx Amazonia, sharing her career path with the audience.
For Uniendo Puntos in Valencia, Spain, Zoë curated a collection of work by Latin American designers.
Zoë was a panelist at Dwell on Design, held at the Los Angeles Convention Center, in 2010.
Zoë spoke at Dwell 2009, about her work.
TOUCH teamed up with Inhabitat to present sustainable work during Dwell on Design.
The show that debuted in New York traveled to the TOUCH Los Angeles showroom.
Pop-up exhibit featuring designs by emerging Portugese and Brazilian Designers.
Sustainability versus wastefulness. Preciousness versus mass production.
Connected was an exhibit of emerging Designers during ArtBasel/DesignMiami.
The exhibit in New York during ICFF and design week was the official TOUCH launch.
Zoë Melo designed a collection for the L.A. based fashion brand.
We curate exhibitions, collections, and events, providing product selection, creative direction and more.
We facilitate design development through smartpath, our proprietary creative process of discovery and understanding.
We’ve learned a few things along the way…. sometimes the hard way… and we believe in passing that knowledge on.
Nothing beats the old fashioned prototyping when working on furniture projects.
Once in a while our studio gets covered with block-printed TOUCH bags, drying after getting their fresh ink.
We love what we do, but we also believe in getting outside to recharge our batteries. On our Linus bikes of course.
Find some basic background information on Zoë and what she’s been doing.
We’ve been fortunate to get recognition from media around the world. We’re thankful for the exposure.
Much of the work we do, is done with partners and collaborators. We’ve been fortunate to team up with great people.