António Castro (Lisbon, 1993) graduated in Textile Design from Central Saint Martins, in London, in 2016. Interned, in 2012, with Lidija Kolovrat, in Lisbon, and in 2016 at Trend Union / Li Edelkoort, in Paris.
In 2018 and 2019, he worked in the Maison Margiela's textile department of the Artisanal collection, in Paris and, in parallel, worked as a developer of hand-woven textiles for John Alexander Skelton, in London.
António recently finished his Masters in Fashion Textiles at Central Saint Martins, and won the L’Oréal Creative Award 21.
PHOTO: © Ana Paganini
With the collection ‘Young Bright Things. Young Bright People’, made from the reuse of old fabrics, used end-of-stock materials and transformed vintage pieces, António Castro transport us back to the artisanal universe of raw fantasy, free exuberance and a return to concept and aesthetics.