Having traveled across South America, this Brazilian exhibition touches down in Beijing, after two months in Shanghai. Curated by Brazilian graphic designer Bruno Porto, the show features the first decade (1996-2006) of the country’s production of digital pictorial alphabets – the dingbats – via 35 projects by 22 Brazilian contemporary designers.
Currently living in Germany, Itamar Medeiros works as Senior User Experience Designer at SAP and promotes User Experience Design as visiting lecturer at Köln International School of Design. Working in the Information Technology industry since 1998, Itamar Medeiros has helped truly global companies in several countries (Brazil, China, Germany, The Netherlands, United Emirates, United States, Hong Kong) create great user experience through advocating Design and Innovation principles. During his 7 years in China, he promoted the User Experience Design discipline as User Experience Manager at Autodesk and Local Coordinator of the Interaction Design Association (IxDA) in Shanghai. As an Information Design specialist, served as board member of the Brazilian Society of Information Design, and held several lecturing positions, including Lecturer of Hypermedia at the Department of Design of Universidade Federal de Pernambuco (UFPE), Assistant Professor of Cognition and Information Technologies at the Information Systems program of Faculdade Santa Maria, and Assistant Program Director of the Visual Communication Department of Raffles Design Institute at DongHua University, China.