Mento is a conception of the smart city in which we want to live: designs oriented to functionality, aesthetics and usability.
WHAT IS MENTO?
A model of efficient and sustainable manufacturing
Mento is on the cutting edge design oriented production simple and easy to replicate. We believe in more and better spaces of collective life.
A SAMPLE OF WORK
115 author’s furniture in the reform of the emblematic Parque Capurro in Montevideo.
We increase the Zonning of the square at 40%
THE ELECTRIC FACTORY
Experience wireless charging solar powered.
“Industrial design as a platform for social change, technological, urban and cultural.”
“Comfort concrete. It was from a creative mix between the concrete and the rest time that the Uruguayan Sofia Orellano thought Mento, a set of street furniture minimalist concrete in Uruguay. The collection consists of modular seating, integrated bank, tables, pots and dumps and all components have the idea of low interference in the environment, both as regards the design of parts, simple, and in relation to their mode of production .. “
“Sofia Orellano was inspired by another of the urban problems afflicting many Latin American cities. Concerned by vandalism in the city of Montevideo, the Uruguayan designer founded the company Mento sustainable urban furniture. “
“A minimalist and sustainable solution for urban spaces. How do lasting profitable product without generating revenue from maintenance services? It was the first question he had to answer Sofia Orellano (30) to an investor in Washington, after finishing to present their business model urban furniture with a useful life of 20 years, during a meeting organized by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB ). “