Questto Design, a studio focused on Product Design, was born in a 75 ft2 office in São Paulo
Face it: we live in a grab or go era. The truth is that the world today handles a complex, effervescent industry that grows in size, challenges, and connections by the minute. This means that the market we all witness is always sizzling with possibilities, blazing imminent opportunities and blistering fast-track relationships, communications, schedules, and experiences.
Although this is all very exciting, people often forget that the world is made up of something far more important than fulfilling agendas and hacking fresh solutions. In fact, we’re talking about the very pivot that orchestrates the whole evolution. We’re talking about people.
This perspective motivates our approach to Design, everyday. People are lives, stories, feelings and memories. And because today time is shorter than ever, making the most of it is a must. And we do so by crafting meaningful experiences.
As human beings, we experience life as a whole. We perceive value as a sum of diverse factors put together. The way we see Design is no different: through Systemic Design methodology, we craft the relationship every touch-point cultivates with the consumer, in order to create truly memorable experiences.
We believe in Humane Futures: to produce more and consume less, to be more transparent and open-minded, to make products endure and services thrive. Humane Futures means to create real value for real people.
After all, everything starts out with people.
Questtonó, human first.
Questto Design, a studio focused on Product Design, was born in a 75 ft2 office in São Paulo
Our first achievement was winning the 1st prize in the Electronics category from Museu da Casa Brasileira, with the Evolusonic ICEL Nebulizer
We’ve always been very keen on technology and on getting our hands dirty. So, we formed a more technical team, specialized in detailing and engineering, and invested in equipment previously exclusive to large companies, such as 3D software
Nó Design was born at the back of a store in Vila Madalena, São Paulo
The first international award of Questto Design came in a double dose: competing with projects for Sense Eletrônica, we won two iF Design Awards in the same edition
Nó Design’s packaging design area, which would become one of the company’s most important areas in the future, begins to operate
TAC launches Jeep Stark 4WD, a project conducted by Questto Design from the research to the assembly line. In the same year, the cellphone Blob, created by Nó Design, was a landmark in Brazilian gadgets design and won several awards
Beginning of the internationalization process of the company with the opening of the commercial office of Questto Design in Germany
Launch of the Agrale truck line, 100% designed by Questto Design
Questtonó is born from the merger of Questto Design and Nó Design, the result of a new strategic positioning that establishes a global and systemic vision for all areas of the firm
The Branding and Strategy areas of Questtonó are created. This year, the Brazilian Design Association elected us “Design Office of the Year”
The research area is created following the integration with Blue Research, establishing a turning point for Questtonó in the market
Questtonó’s expands internationally with the opening of the New York office in Brooklyn. We also won the Natura QLICAR award as partners of the year in Branding & Design
Inauguration of the office in Rio de Janeiro
Beginning of a new phase at Questtonó: expansion of the portfolio of products and services, launch of new branding, and a bigger space, totally focused on innovation and collaborative work, more dynamic and in line with our most important value: people
Questtonó completes 25 years
CEO at Questto|Nó, Levi is responsible for new business development as well as office management. He’s also an advisor at ADP – Association of Product Designers.
Léo is CVO and a hardcore generalist. He’s always connecting information, trends and technologies to determine the strategic guidelines and innovative practices for each client and project.
Gustavo holds a Business degree and works with strategy and perceptions of value. He’s responsible for the Research and Behaviour Studies segment.
Founding partner, he’s a musician, artisan and writer. He also coordinates experimental projects that connect Questto|Nó to society, searching for solutions to the contemporary challenges.
Silas is Director of the NYC studio. Connecting the Creative Intimacy of São Paulo with the Tech Hub of Brooklyn, he applies a unique skill set and passion to a wide range of corporations and startups
Adriana quit her profession as a physiotherapist to dive headfirst into the universe of innovation and design. Fascinated by human behaviour and relations, she manages commercial strategies.
Graduated in Product Design, Alberto has already ventured assembling two startups. Now, he merges both his passions for entrepreneurship and design, employing creative solutions.
Anderson has studied in England to complement his knowledge as a designer. He’s interested in everything DIY, maker culture and technology.
André has worked with automotive design before joining the Questtonó team. Originally from Mato Grosso do Sul, he appreciates the tranquillity of the countryside.
Actively takes part of the Brazilian design scene through several institutions such as ADP, Instituto Brasil de Economia Criativa and Brasil’s Design Bienalle. He works with strategic planning.
Coordinator of the Communication area, Carlota is a Journalist with experience in strategic communication, public relations, content marketing and management of digital media.
Graduated in Product Design, he already won important prizes such IDEA/Brazil, Talento Volkswagen and Desafio Renault Experience. He's currently part of our Product Design team.
Hannah is a design researcher and strategist with a Bachelors of Industrial Design from Pratt Institute. She has worked with numerous tech companies to uncover unique user experience opportunities.
Heitor has a degree in Graphic Design from the Miami Ad School. With experience in motion and photography, he is a great enthusiast of street culture and skateboarding.
A B.A. graduate in Product Design, Hermano has studied in Canada, and is now part of the Product team. He has a keen curiosity and likes to venture through areas such as il
Hyun is an experience designer who graduated from KAIST. He incorporates his design and technical skills to transform valuable insights into tangible, interactive experiences.
After studying Business Administration and Communications, Lucas has been delving into design offices since 2003. He's both head of Project Management as well as Operations Manager.
Graduated in Law, has already ventured into the publishing and accounting area and is now responsible for the admin & people.
Maíra is a product designer pursuing her second major in Social Sciences. She decided to mix her creativity and curiosity together and today works in Research and Strategy.
Márcia is graduated in Computing and Product Design respectively. Today she applies her experience in consulting and project management as our comercial and strategic branch in Rio de Janeiro.
Our office’s Project Manager is graduated in Product Design and post-graduated in Branding. And, as a typical Taurus, she loves a good snack and a true smile.
Special Projects Director. For over 30 years, he develops design and innovation projects on the road to success. Speaking of the road, his passion for motorcycle is always fuelled between projects.
Mauricio holds a BA in Industrial Design and a post-grad in Management and Technology.
Works with product design, especially within viability and technical detailing of projects.
With a Law degree, Merilisa is responsible for the Finance and Law departments within Questtonó.
Nicole swapped Journalism for Product Design. She is experimenting with both worlds in our communication and content development.
BA in Product Design and post-grad in Industrial Design, with a certificate in Entrepreneurship and Cultural Management from Aalto University (Finland). He’s part of our research team.
Rodrigo is a specialist in brand design, graphic editorial projects and branding. He’s part of the graphic design team and is always on the lookout for solutions that combine creativity and strategy.
Product designer with a BA from USJT since 1998. With more than 25 years of experience, Sharley is one of people responsible for Questto|Nó’s technical detailing of projects.
With a B.A. in cinema and intense admiration for the art universe, she decided to switch from audiovisual to design. A generalist by choice, she has studied Arts in Barcelona.
Graphic designer and post-graduated in Art Direction, Thais actively supports the independent scene. With awarded projects, she was chosen to join the D&AD New Blood Academy in 2016.
Thiago has a B.A. in Visual Arts from the California College of the Arts. Besides being an illustrator, he is a graduate student in psychoanalysis and teaches branding. He is head of graphic design.
Graphic designer, Maria Júlia worked for large publishing houses and delved into the startup world before designing visual identities. She collects vintage cameras and photographs as a hobby.
BA in Industrial Design and post-grad in Master Design. Walmor has designed buses and furniture, and now is part of the Product team. Generative design and maker culture enthusiast.
Since his BA in Marketing, Mateus embraced the nomadic lifestyle. He’s lived in São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, London and now lives in Japan, where he collaborate with our content development.