Interview: Designer Hugo Passos

Discussing the importance of functionality and purpose in furniture creation

By Adam Coghlan At 32, Hugo Passos is one of London’s most exciting young designers. With a refreshing purity of purpose, he exists slightly outside creative London’s esoteric clique. “When I was growing up, Portugal was a traditional place, almost shocking, and there wasn’t much information,” Passos tells CH. “To this day, there’s not an iconic furniture designer in Portugal.” But through the discovery of …