A Line Which Forms a Volume
(2019, London) w/ Margarida Morais, Jaime del Corro,
Ricardo Gonçalves, Roxy Zeiher and Francisca Roseiro.
A Line Which Forms a Volume is a critical reader of graphic design-led research that is edited, written, designed and published by participants of the MA Graphic Design course at London College of Communication. The third volume takes on the metaphor of the roundabout as a space for collaboration where its’ effectiveness depends mainly on the relation of the participants inside, using the space not only for circulation but also to be subverted for revolutionary and celebratory ends.
Of Mice and Men
Of Mice and Men takes on a Steinbeck’s classic literary work with the intention of re-imagining the book as a personal interpretation and extension of its own content.
(2019, London) w/ Roxy Zeiher
and Ricardo Gonçalves.
Premium Hustler is a productivity coach that intends to liberate and empower the worker into achieving an idle state through tactics of subversion and camouflage. The idea of the worker in a cubicle waiting to get home is being left behind. To love what you do, or to pretend/perform that love, is the new paradigm. As productivity coach Grace Marshall, states: “True productivity is satisfaction in a world were work never ends.” The office installation is composed by a series of instructional videos and designed objects, a publication and a website.
On the Role
(2018, Lisbon) w/ Bruno Santos
and Ricardo Gonçalves. More
On the Role is a question-turned-magazine that opens the discussion of the role of men in feminist struggles. As a movement trying to reach its full potential, there is a need to consider and be considered by everyone, in order to accomplish the liberation of every individual as human beings.
Crise de Identidade
(2018, Lisbon) w/ Ricardo Gonçalves
and Beatriz Roque Antunes.
Crise de Identidade is the title given to the 8th BA Communication Design graduate show from the Faculty of Fine-Arts of the University of Lisbon. Youth, Identity and Design were the main ideas behind the two-week long event that displayed over 75 design projects and brought in guests Elise by Olsen, Mário Moura, Desisto, Studio Degrau and others to talk about what design means for contemporary youth.
(2016/18, Lisbon) w/ Ricardo Gonçalves.
Cisterna is the Students’ Union Magazine of the Faculty of Fine Arts, born from the joint initiative with a friend to create a physical platform in order to start a dialogue and critique on art, design and culture within the college community and the city of Lisbon. Its thematic editions include opinion pieces, chronicles, interviews as well as the showcase of students’ work.
SreenSaviour is a case study on the language and supporting narratives of optimisation culture. It investigates individual strategies for micro-self-support, infiltrating self improvement quotes we surround ourselves with in idling personal devices. Through typography, it creates layers of contrast between different tones of soft and hard quotes that become instrumentalized, navigating a spectrum that pushes towards continuous individual self-development and optimisation.
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