We believe that our work promotes the professional and personal development of those participating in the workshops, while assisting with the economic sustainability and intellectual development of all parties involved.  None of this would be possible without the help of our partners who share our world view and collaborate with us in several ways.

Atelier NL

Atelier NL helps us connect with, and select, Dutch design students.


A partnership for project development related to craft communities.

Centro Universitário Belas Artes de São Paulo

Recommended design student for the project straatceramica

Cerâmica Porto Brasil

Ceramics Porto Brazil, Porto Ferreira firm, supported the completion of the Straatceramica Project.


Tok & Stok sponsored projects Straatbambu and Straatceramica.

Consulate General of the Netherlands

The Consulate General of the Netherlands collaborated on various exchange programs for the “Vessels of Wood” project with Droog Design.

Design Academy Eindhoven

The Design Academy Eindhoven is a Dutch educational institution that has sent several design students to participate in the exchange program.


Estudio-cinco helped develop the Tudo a Mao website.


The FAU of University of Sao Paulo recommended design students for the project Straatbambu and Straatceramica through one of their courses.

Galeria ,Ovo

Galeria OVO, in Sao Paulo, hosted the Intersecao exhibition for the Toronto Botucatu Project.

Herman Kuijer

Herman Kuijer is a Dutch artist who supports us by guiding potential students and is an advisor for Tudo a Mao

Joachim Jacques

Joachim Jacques helps us with our communications strategy.

Museu da Casa Brasileira

The Museu da Casa Brasileira promotes lectures and exhibitions of projects related to craft and design such as Tsugiko Taira of Japan, Straatbambu, and Straatceramica.

Pratânia City Hal

The City of Pratânia (SP) supported the exchange between designers Ryan Duke from the  U.S., Giulio Parini of Switzerland, and a local leather craftsman.

Pola Architects

The architect Celso Pazzanese is an advisor for Tudo a Mao.

Municipality of Botucatu

The city of Botucatu supports us by promoting activities that involve craft and design


“Definitely an around-the-clock learning experience.” – Matt Anthony


“A rich exchange of experiences, knowledge and different points of view complement each other in a common goal.” – Carlos Lira