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
A double-height, open wide space, with a wooden deck and an internal garden, where we host a variety of events.
The grandstand is where we accommodate people for events and presentations. In the back, we have a maker space where we materialize our ideas.
Upstairs we have a mezzanine with some work stations and three war rooms, where we work on confidential projects.
In the back, we have a conference room and a kitchen, with access to our community garden.
This is our workplace, where all of our areas are integrated.
Our conference rooms and other informal living spaces allow more casual work dynamics.
The stairs brake the vertical circulation flow and give access to our rooftop.
The QN Lab is equipped to host meetings, workshops and client presentations, and other creative dynamics.
The rooftop is where we go to hang out. Here we have lunch, happy hours and enjoy one of the best views of São Paulo.
This space eventually hosts events for our clients and partners.
Graduated by Faap and FGV. For her, there is nothing more interesting than people and all their differences. She believes that observing behaviors builds a repertoire of life.
Product designer, likes to work with complex projects. Participated of SGBLab with the AMÁLeiteMaterno project. Make jewelry with 3Dprint and sustainable materials.
"Luvas" is part of the Communication & Content team at Questtonó. As a journalist, he worked in newsrooms and in nonprofit organizations studying education and youth affairs.
CEO at Questtonó, Levi is responsible for new business development as well as office management. An innate designer, he's been a jury in national and international prizes such as iF Design and MCB.
Léo is CCO 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 Design from the University of Sao Paulo, Anderson is interested in maker culture, emerging technologies and developing physical-digital products. He's one of our Lead Experience Designers
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 from USP, Danilo is a multidisciplinary designer. He works integrating strategy and the development of physical-digital products, services, and experiences. He is Lead Experience Designer.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Industrial designer with postgraduate degree in Master Design. He has designed buses, furniture, devices, "bicimachines, adepts of generative design and culture maker. He is Head of Industrial Design
Curious about the world, the universe and everything else. After working as a brand strategist, trend researcher and content creator he became Questtonó’s community manager.
Graphic Design graduate at FAAP. Worked as a designer but soon realized her thing was management.
She's the Lead Project Manager and does what she likes the most: connecting people.
From Brasília, is a Marketing graduate and in love with design.
Studied in the Netherlands and worked with branding. Also a part time graphic designer and gastronomer.
Is in our Research&Strategy team
Accounting graduate. Has worked in several offices in this field and is now a part of our People & Admin team.
She believes the best is yet to come.
Works in our Experience Design team with spatial computing. Graduated at Buenos Aires University, she loves working with technology. A Buddhist who loves indie movies, animations and beer.