Founded by André Gurgel and Felipe Bezerra in Natal, in 2012, Mula Preta is an internationally awarded Product Design Studio from Northeast Brazil. André Gurgel is a product designer specialized in CGI and product visualization, also running a tech company named Synco. Felipe Bezerra is an architect that also leads the Felipe Bezerra Arquitetos office since 2000. The two professionals joined forces due to their connective ideas and love for creative living solutions. The studio’s name, Mula Preta, is inspired by a traditional Brazilian popular song, representing the northeastern culture, as well as the professionals’ irreverence and creativity.