Pedro Sottomayor Design Industrial was established at Lx Factory in 2009. The company offers industrial design and consulting services, research, conception, development, execution and management of all sorts of projects and industrial, artisanal and cultural products. The office is recent, but designer Pedro Sottomayor has already got vast experience in the field. He was the director for innovation and design at Nautilus for 4 years, collaborated in the development of industrial design projects at MBS for 2 years and, for 5 years, he worked as a permanent consultant in a production project for Sátira, where he also developed the minimalanimal project. In 1999, he completed his studies in Industrial Design at Istituto Superiore per le Industrie Artistiche in Florence, Italy, where he was taught by Paolo Deganello, Denis Santachiara, Biagio Cisoti, Isao Hosoe, Andries Van Onck and Gilberto Corretti, among others.