We design and manufacture urban furniture with style, increasing the use of public spaces while eliminating the need for maintenance and helping to reduce the environmental footprint.
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
Duplicate space usage by 50%
We increase the Zonning of the square at 40%
Experience wireless charging solar powered.
“Industrial design as a platform for social change, technological, urban and cultural.”
“IoT as a means of communication with the city and the environment”
“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 ). “
“BID: The 15 Latin American startups that are improving life in cities. Mento designs and manufactures modular elements for urban applications in materials with low environmental impact. The products combine ergonomics, aesthetics and comfort with attractive anti vandal solutions. “