people, schools, movements and origins of Brazilian Design
The Armorial Movement arose under the inspiration and direction of Ariano Suassuna, with the collaboration of a group of artists and writers from the Northeast region of Brazil and the support of the Department of Cultural Extension in the Pro-Rectory for Communitarian Subjects at the Federal University of Pernambuco [...]
The journalist and writer Millor Fernandes died at 21h Tuesday (March 27th, 2012), age 88 at his home in Rio de Janeiro, due to multiple organ failure and cardiac arrest [...]
Vertigo’s multi award-winning graphic novel Daytripper by São Paulo twin brothers Fábio Moon and Gabriel Bá takes its readers into an intimate journey through life and Brazil.
Gilvan José Meira Lins Samico (Recife, Pernambuco, 1928- ). Engraver, painter, draughtsman, lecturer. In 1952, together with other artists, Gilvan Samico founded the Ateliê Coletivo [Collective Studio] of the Sociedade de Arte Moderna do Recife – SAMR [Recife Modern Art Society], conceived by Abelardo da Hora (1924). Gilvan studied wood engraving with Lívio Abramo (1903 – 1992) in 1957 at the Escola de Artesanato [School of Crafts] of the Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo – MAM/SP [São Paulo Museum of Modern Art]
IntoBrazil is a part of a master degree research done by the designer Pedro Brêtas at NCAD/The National College of Art and Design. This website allows users to create a virtual travel experience to Brazil and explore touristic cities [...]
Milton Viola Fernandes (Rio de Janeiro RJ 1923). Satirical cartoonist, caricaturist, illustrator, writer, poet, playwright, translator. At the age of 13, he was hired by the magazine, O Cruzeiro, where he carried out a variety of journalistic tasks: writing captions, pagination and working as office boy. In an attempt to improve his skills, he attended the Liceu de Artes e Ofícios [School of Arts and Crafts] of Rio de Janeiro from 1938 to 1943.
Sebastião Salgado was born on February 8th, 1944 in Aimorés, in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil. He lives in Paris. Having studied economics, Salgado began his career as a professional photographer in 1973 in Paris, working with the photo agencies Sygma, Gamma, and Magnum Photos until 1994, when he and Lélia Wanick Salgado formed Amazonas images, an agency created exclusively for his work [...]
Tupixel is a web-index of Brazilian and Brazil-based illustrators, listing over 1,600 names from Comics pioneer Angelo Agostini, illustration virtuoso J. Carlos and master cartoonists Mauricio de Sousa and Ziraldo to the current generation of digital graphic artists whose works can be seen in newspapers, magazines, books, the web, packaging, fashion, advertising, comics, TV, cinema and alternative medias.
ADG Brasil, founded in 1989, has as its fundamental objectives to promote Brazilian Graphic Design. Acting as a channel between professionals, suppliers, entrepreneurs and the public in general, to affirm the profession’s identity, contributing for the country’s social, cultural and economic development [...]