João da Fonseca is a Portuguese designer and illustrator, born in 1990 in Guimarães. He graduated in communication design from the Escola Superior de Arte e Design (ESAD). He worked in Porto, as a creative director, returning to his homeland in 2020. He often uses illustration as a communication tool for posters, album covers, t-shirts, books, packaging, among others, essentially using cinema, music and architecture as sources of inspiration.
Education
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

Work
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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