João da Fonseca (Guimarães, 1990). Graduated and post-graduated in Communication Design at Escola de Arte e Design – ESAD (2012) with a degree in EDIT - Disruptive Digital Education - UI UX Design (2021).
Since 2013 he has been developed his professional activity as a graphic designer and art director at Typographia, headquartered in Porto and, since 2021, at Metamorfose, in Guimarães, working simultaneously in a free lance regime. He has diversified his performance, and his work includes the design of: posters, packaging, editorial, branding, t-shirts and album covers, for Portugal and abroad. He frequently uses illustration as a communication tool. Highlights from his work are the design, illustration and packaging work for the biodynamic wine brand Phaunus (2017), the posters made for the Sociedade Musical de Guimarães (2021) and for the Silkroad International Film Festival in Ireland (2017 editions) 2018, 2019 and 2021).
He's been selected to participate in several exhibitions and editorial projects such as: Exposição 40 years, 40 artistas organized by Pudim Studio (2019) and the 3rd edition of the BIG – Bienal de Ilustração de Guimarães (2021).
He frequently uses cinema, music and architecture as sources of inspiration.
2009 - 2012  ESAD( Escola Superior de Arte e Design) - Communication design, bachelor's degree
2012-2013  ESAD(Escola Superior de Arte e Design) -  Communication design,  pos-graduation 
2013 Porto Design Summer School
2020-2021  EDIT. - Disruptive Digital Education - UI UX design

2008 High school internship on POPP design
2011 - now Handy man at designfonseca
2013 - 2020  Graphic designer and Creative director at TYPOGRAPHIA 

Expositions and Books
2012  Show us your type - Beirut 
2013 ESAD Pop up store - Ser Português  "Juro"
Projeto Vitrina 12 montras 12 intervenções -
2018  Guimarães noc-noc -  Jazzism
2018 Rough SendPoints Publishing - Ciclo de cinema David Fincher
2021 MOSNTRA - Mostra/Montra territorial artística - Pop culture portraits
2021 ​​​​​​​ 3º Edição BIG - Bienal de Ilustração de Guimarães
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