Lizá Defossez Ramalho
Art Director & Graphic Designer
Lizá Defossez Ramalho founded R2, a Porto-based design studio, with Artur Rebelo, in 1995. She has secured international recognition for her multi-dimensional design and creative work, which encompasses a range of formats including museum signage systems and architecture as well as branding and traditional print media. She has received a number of awards, including ISTD (Premier), SEGD (Honor) and Brno Biennial (Grand Prix).
Ramalho has lectured in major European design schools and also curates design exhibitions, with her own work having been exhibited in design biennales worldwide and included in the permanent collections of institutions such as Museum für Gestaltung (Zurich). A graduate of Communication Design and currently finishing a PhD at Faculty of Fine Arts of University of Barcelona, Ramalho has been an AGI member since 2007, and was chairperson of AGI Congress and Open Porto, 2010.