We are incredibly proud of our (currently finishing) students in the MDGPE master’s program. After being their work — the Diamond Grotesk typeface specimen developed in the Type Design course — being “spotted” by the Adobe Behance “scouts”, they were invited to design the current InCopy Splash Screen. It has finally debuted and is out… Continue reading Adobe InCopy 2023 Splash Screen
CA Typography Annual Competition shortlist
Francisco Modesto (The Chico Studio), one of our alumni from the Multimedia Master (FEUP+FBAUP), and César Martiniano were shortlisted in the Typography Annual Competition for Communication Arts Magazine with the work “Archipelago Dada – Motion Video”, resulting from César’s final type design research project from the MDGPE. thechico.studioWe got shortlisted in the Typography Annual Competition… Continue reading CA Typography Annual Competition shortlist
Presentations of the MDGPE students at IJUP 2022
During the past week, the University of Porto held the 2022 edition of the IJUP – Young Researchers at U.Porto. With the participation of a handful of students from FBAUP, this year’s edition counted on the participation of yet another two second-year MDGPE students: Ricardo Dantas and Ana Rita Antunes. Ricardo presented his ongoing dissertation… Continue reading Presentations of the MDGPE students at IJUP 2022
On the last Wednesday 19 of January, we organized and hosted a calligraphy workshop, lectured by the visiting Design teacher and Ph.D. researcher Maíra Woloszyn. A one-day workshop where participants created their own tools and were introduced to the “foundational hand”. This workshop was geared to beginners and intermediate art and design students alike, with… Continue reading Calligraphy Workshop
Three poster projects from students of the Graphic Design and Infographics course are a part of the exhibition of REDE#3. The third edition of the Meeting of the Portuguese Design Schools, took place last Friday December 3rd, at the Faculty of Fine Arts of Lisbon (organized by the Designobs.pt).
Editorial design and book-binding workshop with Dário Cannatà
During the last week of October, the graphic designer Dário Cannnatà conducted an editorial design and book-binding workshop with the two first-year classes of the MDGPE. Dário has been a regular guest and instructor of the course and it is always with great joy and expectation that we host his workshop.
Kobalt typeface, and the Cobalt workshop branding exhibition
The opening of the exhibition “Kobalt: Identity of Oficina Cobalto”, integrated into the final project of the Master’s Degree in Graphic Design and Editorial Projects of the student (Maria) Teresa Zagalo (Lima) took place last Saturday, October 23rd at 5:00 pm. It was possible to see the new version of the identity for Oficina Cobalto:… Continue reading Kobalt typeface, and the Cobalt workshop branding exhibition
Welcome note from the director
Dear students: on my own behalf, on behalf of the scientific committee of the Master’s in Graphic Design and Editorial Projects (MDGPE) and of the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Porto (FBAUP), I would like to welcome you and thank you for choosing to be part of this team. Let me start… Continue reading Welcome note from the director
Strengths and Weaknesses: what to expect from the MDGPE
What to expect, and how to describe some of the currently available Master Programs in Design? This has been a project tackled by the Design student academic “core” from the University of Aveiro association. They have interviewed several enrolled students, or alumni from different programs to give their own unfiltered opinions.
Gerard Unger Merit Award
Veronika Burian and José Scaglione have been supporting the research and development of new typefaces, especially the ones made by students, in the Gerard Unger Scholarship. A prize and mentorship program offered by the Type Together foundry. We are very pleased to announce the 6th edition of TypeTogether’s Gerard Unger Scholarship, open to any current… Continue reading Gerard Unger Merit Award