Hugo Miguel Palmares Leite

Industrial designer originally from Porto, PhD student in Design (Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Porto, University of Aveiro, ID+) with research funded by Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT). Completed his MA degree in Design Management (IADE - Creative University, IPAM), graduated in Fine Arts (FBAUP) and Erasmus scholarship at National School of Fine Arts in Paris (ENSBA). Experience of 15 years as a designer in the footwear, sports and fashion industry, in companies as Procalçado (Portugal) and Decathlon (France). Production experience and industrial partnership with several European, African and Asian factories. Invited Assistant at Polytechnic Institute of Cávado and Ave (IPCA), teaching courses of Illustration and Graphic Art, Footwear Design, Fashion Design, since 2016. Designer/maker selected for the FUSION project (Fashion Up-Skilling: Innovation Open Network), funded by Creative Europe, in an international partnership between the Limerick School of Art & Design (Ireland), Crafts Council (United Kingdom), Polytechnic Institute of Cávado and Ave (Portugal) and Fondazione Santagata per L'Economia della Cultura (Italy), developed in design/artist residency, between 2020 and 2022. The areas of interest include Design Methods, Design Processes, Innovation Processes, Design Management, Design Education.

Current positions

  • Invited Assistant Polytechnic Institute of Cávado and Ave (IPCA)
  • FCT Research Fellow Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Porto (FBAUP)

Research Groups

Publications

Book chapters
  • Terroso, M. Moreno, A., Amorim, N., Palmares, H. & Sampaio, J.(2018). Immersive Business Simulation in Footwear Design Education: A bridge for reality, in Broega et al. (Eds) Reverse Design: A Current Scientific Vision From the International Fashion and Design Congress, CRC Press, Taylors & Francis ISBN 978-1-138-37011-1
International journals
  • Terroso, M. Moreno, A., Amorim, N., Palmares, H., Matos, D. & Sampaio, J.(2019). Focus on process and outcome in footwear design education, in Procedia CIRP , Elsevier B.V. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.procir.2019.04.316
International conferences
  • Palmares, H., Terroso, M. & Costa, E. (2021). Inter ‘Face-To-Face’: Remote Co-creation for an Artifact. Digicom 2021 – 5th International Conference on Design and Digital Communication, 4-6 November 2021, Barcelos, Portugal.
  • Terroso, M. Moreno, A., Amrim, N., Palmares, H. & Sampaio, J. (2018). Immersive Business Simulation in Footwear Design Education: A bridge for reality, in: Proceedings CIMODE 2018: 4º Congresso Internacional de Moda e Design, 21 a 23 de maio de 2018, Madrid, isbn:978‐989-54168-0‐6
  • Terroso, M.; Moreno, A.; Amorim, N.; Palmares, H.; Sampaio, J.: Immersive Business Simulation in Footwear Design Education: A Bridge for Reality. In Proc. CIMODE 2018 Madrid – 4th International Fashion and Design Congress, Espanha, Maio, 2018. (Full paper)
Other publications
  • Palmares, H. (2021). (r)Evolution of the design culture in the Portuguese footwear industry: Toolkit as an interface for diagnosis, prescription, verification and validation. Poster Presentation, Ciência 2021 – Encontro com a Ciência e Tecnologia em Portugal. Lisboa, Portugal. https://lnkd.in/g_eEi2M

Scientific, artistic and cultural production

Scientific events organization
  • Alvelos, H., Kosztyla, A., Fernandes, A., Rebelo, A. M., Casteião, A., Mergener, D., Palmares, H., Lopes, L., Brasil, M., Fragoso, P. & Brandão, R. – Organizing Committee (2021). Doctoral Side Effects – Let’s talk about doing a PhD during a pandemic. 21st May 2021. https://bit.ly/2Q_BhI1m
Other scientific activity spreading actions
  • Palmares, H. (2021). Evolution of the design culture in the Portuguese footwear industry: Co-creation of a toolkit as an interface for diagnosis, prescription, verification and validation. In RUN-EU General Assembly – European Innovation Hub Online Conference, Ireland (Limerick, Thurles and Athlone), 3rd November 2021.