An Interview with Paula Carnelos

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Mentor

Paula Carnelos

Designer, Educator
Brazil // Acenda

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Lives in:
São Paulo, Brazil
Born in:
São Paulo, Brazil
Qualifications:
Architecture Degree
Started working with light in:
1999
Offices worked at:
Philips Brazil
Now works at:
Acenda Lighting Projects
As well as being:
Professional membership: AsBAI – Associação Brasileira de Arquitetos de Iluminação
Has been awarded:
  • Iberostar Hotel – 1st place in Prêmio Abilux de Iluminação 2009 (Abilux Lighting Award – Brazilian award)

  • Baron’s warehouse - International Property Awards Americas 2012-2013, highly commended Retail Architecture Brazil/1st place in Prêmio Abilux de Iluminação 2013 (Abilux Lighting Award – Brazilian award)
  • Apartment in Sao Paulo - 1st place in Prêmio Abilux de Iluminação 2013 (Abilux Lighting Award – Brazilian award)

  • La Pastina Headquarter - 1st place in Prêmio Abilux de Iluminação 2013 (Abilux Lighting Award – Brazilian award)
Loves:
To leave my house with no destination and discover the city. To feel the breeze on my face and to discover the landscapes through contrast, light and the surprise of colours that appear throughout the day… I love taking pictures of those moments

“First love what you do. Study. Have a mentor. Stay with them. Participate in education and experience Light.”

Paula is also the WIL Ambassador in Brazil.

Some of Paula’s work:

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