Tagged: media

Adman Francesc Petit dies, 79

The publicist and artist Francesc Petit, founding partner agency DPZ, died on recently, in São Paulo, aged 79. He was admitted to the Syrian-Lebanese Hospital, where he had been receiving intensive treatment of a localized cancer a year ago […]

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Brazilian Typographer Roberto de Vicq de Cumptich interview for ‘Design Observer’

Roberto de Vicq de Cumptich
Roberto de Vicq de Cumptich

In this audio interview with Design Observer’s Debbie Millman, Roberto de Vicq de Cumptich discusses growing up in Brazil and the lack of serif fonts in much of Brazilian design, the role of art vs...

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Roots: Fernandes, Millôr (1923-2012)

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.

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New media & semiotics lecture in Shanghai

Brazilian architect and urbanist Polise De Marchi (PhD) presents the lecture “Media, perceptions and the city”, a collection of visual manifestations through the use of unconventional media, inspired by students’ perceptions of São Paulo.

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Roots: ADG Brasil (Associação dos Designers Gráficos)

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 […]

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