Based in Porto, Estaminé is a studio whose work focuses on papercraft, illustration and lettering.

Run by André Santos, Estaminé Studio uses paper as its material of choice to create 2D and 3D pieces.

We love handmade stuff. Which is why in 2016 we established our studio in Porto, where we have been creating many commissioned and self-initiated 2D and 3D pieces, all of them handcrafted and unique or produced in small quantities.

With constant background music at our workplace, we treat paper with the greatest respect and joy – while creating intricate and colorful hand-cut pieces, having already worked for Barbearia Porto, Biscoiteria Paupério and Pilar Eventos, among others.

We also develop other kinds of projects, usually based on an independent and collaborative premise, such as the fanzine “Nem tudo que reluz é Ouro” (“All that glitters is not Gold”) and the game “A Aldeia adormece” (“It’s night time”), launched in November, 2017.

If you are reading this, you might be interested in our work and we want to thank you for that! We’re always up for new commissions and collaborations. Let’s craft together!

Grab your tools, let’s have fun.

If you want to discuss a project, ask us a question or simply say hi, drop us a line:

Exhibitions

Collective exhibition “Social Media – The good, the bad and the ugly”
Curated by MostrART
Viana do Castelo, Portugal (2020)

RAIO Festival #1
Porto, Portugal (2019)

Collective exhibition “Ponto Ora”
Curated by Ana Resende and Teresa Ribeiro
Matosinhos, Portugal (2019)

Collective exhibition “The Creativity Virus”
Curated by Mindshake
Porto, Portugal (2019)

Collective exhibition “SINAL – 100 anos de Design das telecomunicações e dos correios em Portugal”
Curated by José Bártolo
Matosinhos, Portugal (2019)

Collective exhibition “Ovo do Leonardo”
Curated by Mindshake
Porto, Portugal (2017)

Books

“The Creativity Virus – a bilingual book about Creative Thinking”
Mindshake
Porto, Portugal (2019)

Workshops

“Papercut characters”
ENED – Encontro Nacional de Estudantes de Design
Coimbra, Portugal (2016)

Talks

“Mudo Podcast at Ponto Ora”
Matosinhos, Portugal (2019)

“Mudo Podcast”
Porto, Portugal (2018)

“The Zain Talks #3”
Nest Collective
Coimbra, Portugal (2018)