STUDIO N BY RICARDO MEALHA
Graphic designer and Creative director, Ricardo Mealha (b. Lisbon, 1968, d. 2015) was responsible for the graphic design of the Ministry of Culture in Portugal, and 12 organizations linked to this Ministry, including Teatro Nacional de Ópera de São Carlos, Biblioteca Nacional, ICA and Instituto dos Museus e da Conservação. Among many other projects, he was responsible for the image of Banco Espírito Santo, Fidelidade Mundial, Tivoli hotels, Group Vista Alegre/Atlantis and Museu da Presidência and Casa das Histórias Paula Rego. In the 90s he worked at Young&Rubicam and Novodesign and in 1996 he founded the design studio RMAC Brand Design, bought by BBDO in 2006. He has developed graphic design projects for ModaLisboa, Lux Frágil, Fundação EDP, Museu do Chiado, MNAA, Experimentadesign, TMN, Azeite Gallo and Fundação Gulbenkian. Since 1997 he has received over 80 national and international awards, including Gold Award winner and 12 nominations at the International Forum Design, Germany; 5 nominations for DesignPreis Award 2007, Germany, and Member of D&AD, England, awarded at ID Design Awards United States and at Print European Design Awards.