Alexandre Caldas was born in 1974. Raised in a family of “makers”, starting from a very young age too have contact and work with different materials. That situation led him to study mechanics.
After that, he started early to work in the furniture area and today with his vast experience, he became passionate by design. Alexandre Caldas is responsible for all the designing and concept pieces of AROUNDtheTREE and the PORTUGUESE ROOTS CHAIR in particular.
“For me design is freedom…
It is in my nature, to shape and to create…
To solve and to envolve with freedom comes
the excitment from within when I’m designing.”
& problem solver
The pieces that make me who I am, and reflect upon my work. That’s what means to be whole, because everything I do, inspires what I do. Sometimes it happens by accident, by necessity or purely by inspiration, but I never leave functionality behind, I never leave a problem to be solved, because in the end I always have the freedom to start again.