Francisco Providência (1961) holds a degree in Communication Design from FBAUP and balances design with teaching, recognising poetics as a key to innovation.
Lecturer at FBAUP and FAUP, he joined the University of Aveiro (1997 - ) where he collaborated on the structuring of the design curriculum (3 cycles) and co-founded ID+ (Design Research Department).
Francisco represents Portugal on the advisory committee to the Ibero-American Design Biennial (Madrid) and sits on the Board of the Porto Design Biennale.
2017 European Museum (EMYA) and Museum of the Year (APOM), Money Museum, BdP
2017 and 2015 Best of Wine Tourism, Douro Museum
2010 European Museum (EMYA) and Museum of the Year (APOM), Penafiel Municipal Museum
2008 Red Dot Design Award
1999 Portuguese Design Awards (CPD)