Antero Ferreira Design (AFD) is a Portuguese design studio based in Oporto, since 1983.
Our focus is on invigorating brands, products and services, creating value for our clients. People are at the soul of our work and of what we design; humans first, last and always. We aim to create unique atmospheres and timeless solutions, with passion and innovation. Thirty five years on, AFD is one of the most experienced graphic design studios in Portugal.

Brand Strategy, Copywriting, Naming systems, Photo & Illustration, Infographics, Artwork and Prepress Production, Training; 
Logotype, Visual Identity, Book Design, Editorial Design, Packaging Design, Signage, Museography, Exhibition Design.

For over three decades the studio has been the place where collaborators, consultants and friends, contribute to our growth; we would like to state our acknowledgment to some of them, including: designers Abigail Ascenso, Anna-Carin Skytt, Arcadi Moradell, Beatriz Cruz, Celestino Fonseca, Cláudia Alves, Costanza Puglisi, David Laranjeira, Eduardo Sotto Mayor, Enric Tormo, Gonçalo Calheiros, Helena Barbosa, Hugo Morais, Inês Laranjeira, Joana Galhano Alves, Jorge Serra, Juliana Carreira, Leonor Cutileiro, Linda Klint, Luís Eustáquio, Luís Reis, Manuel Pereira da Silva, Maria João Vasconcelos, Mariana Aires Pereira, Nuno Fisteus, Oriol Moret, Pedro Amado, Pedro Serapicos, Pilard Pauline, Rita Bastos, Renato Guedes, Rose-Marie le Corre, Sara Martins, Sílvia Costa, Sofia Assalino, Tiago Andrade and Tiago Bettencourt; photographers Alexander Koch, Cassiano Ferraz, Cláudio Capone, Graça Sarsfield, Ivo Guimarães, José Luís Dias, Júlio de Matos, Luís Maruta, Manolo Laguillo, Manuel Magalhães, Oscar Almeida, Sérgio Barbosa and Virgílio Ferreira; administratives and others friends, Amaro Ferreira, Carlos Plasencia, Helena Ferreira, Helena Sampaio, Jorge Martinho, Kim Bui, Luciana Vieira Campos, Manuel Egino Ferreira, Manuel Pereira da Silva and Paula Pelayo Valente.
Work recognized and cited by numerous institutions and national or international publications, including: [countries] Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Cuba, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, England, France, Germany, India, Israel, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Serbia, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey and USA; [institutions/publications] Adobe, American Institute of Graphic Arts, Biblioteca de Catalunya, Bienal de Cerveira, Bienal Internacional del Cartel en México, Biennial of Graphic Design Brno, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Cinanima, D.Sign, Deforma megazine, DesignAustria, Eco Design Europe, European Community Design, Fantasporto, FICAM, Golden Pen of Belgrade, Grafema magazine, Graphis editions, International Council of Design, National Library of Portugal, North Light Books, Novum magazine, P.I.E. Books, PBC International, Portuguese Review of History of the Book, Publish, Quon Editions, Rockport Publishers, Rua Larga magazine, Swiss Typographic Magazine, The Graphic Euro Competition, University of Barcelona, University of Coimbra, Warsaw Poster Biennale and ZGRAF.
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