…was started in 1995 by Lizá Defossez Ramalho and Artur Rebelo, and is a design studio located in Porto. R2 develops projects such as editorial design, visual identities, signage systems, posters and exhibitions, as well as web design projects. They recently won Gold at the European Design Awards for their exciting, vivid identity for Um Segundo Films as well as their design for architectural magazine Jornal Arquitectos.
was born in Basel in 1930 and was highly influential in the establishment of what we now consider Swiss design, Indeed from a young age he found himself at the centre of the modern design movement. He went to visit Cassandre in Paris and also knew Jan Tschichold and Max Bill. At the tender age of twenty-five he was offered the chance to design and edit an entire issue of Werk magazine that helped to established how we view Swiss modern design to this day.