Joana Areal (Lisbon 1983)

Graduated in Communication Design at the Faculty of Fine Arts, Lisbon. Master in Communication Design and Art Direction at University Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona.
Co-founder and Art Director of Thisislove studio, creates and manages projects in the areas of Communication Design, Art Direction, Editorial Design and Fashion.
Her study is driven to deepen mankind’s ability to communicate through diverse media, embracing the potential of visual discourses. To apprehend new languages within the practice of design, to face and develop conceptual responses in distinct creative ways, based on the direct confrontation between art, technology and humanity.

Invited Professor at Official Master in Communication Design and Art Direction Pos-graduation at the University Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona.
Coordinator of the High National Diploma Course - Communication Design and Multimedia, at ETIC - Escola de novas Tecnologias Inovação e Criação, in Lisbon.
Recently was part of the jury at the 15th Festival de Clube de Criativos de Portugal, in the category of Graphic Design.

Work published by several editors and magazines, such as: Victionary, Laurence King, Rockport, Design2context, Design and Design, Sandu Publishing, Index Book, Novum, NEO2, H Magazine, Vogue Portugal, among others.

Books

Coming soon

I Love Type: Helvetica
viction:ary

I Love Type: Times New Roman
viction:ary

2014

Restaurants & Hotels Visual Image Design
ArtPower

2013

You Are Here
viction:ary

International Visual Communication Design 2013
MDX Graphic
(Download PDF)

Card Design
MDX Graphic
(Download PDF)

Novum
(Download PDF)

2012

Design in Question
Design2context

International Design Yearbook 2012
MDX Graphic

Brochure & Layout
Top Graphic Design Series
Hightone Book Corporation
(Download PDF)

Good Idea
Top Graphic Design Series
Hightone Book Corporation
(Download PDF)

Designlicious
Basheer Graphic Books
(Download PDF)

Basic Sign
Index Book
(Download PDF)

2011

Magic Branding 2
DESIGNERBOOKS
(Download PDF)

I Love Type: I Love DIN
viction:ary
(Download PDF)

The Art Of Package Design
Sandu Publishing
(Download PDF)

International Visual Communication Design
Liaoning Science and Technology Publishing House
(Download PDF)

Design and Design Book of the Year Vol. 3
Index Book
(Download PDF)

2010

The Trend Forecaster’s Handbook
Laurence King

Look Up!
Dardo T
(Download PDF)

Nice to Meet You Too
viction:ary
(Download PDF)

Mini Graphics
Sandu Publishing
(Download PDF)

Magic Branding
DESIGNERBOOKS
(Download PDF)

By Invitation Only
viction:ary
(Download PDF)

2009

Design and Design Book of the Year
Index Book
(Download PDF)

Lectures

2013

Festival Clube de Criativos
Joana Areal - Invited Jury
www.clubecriativos.com

Run Studio Run
Open Door Studios Tour
FBAUL

Behance Portfolio Reviews
thisislove
BE PT Day
The Independente Hostel, Lisbon

"O Designer do Futuro"
Joana Areal
ETIC - Escola Técnica de Imagem e Comunicação

2012

World Graphics Day
ESAD Matosinhos

Links

www.thisislove.pt
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