Afonso Gonsalves
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Afonso Gonsalves

Art director, Designer & Visual artistAmsterdam, Netherlands
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Afonso Gonsalves

Art director, Designer & Visual artistAmsterdam, Netherlands
About me
Designer, art director and professional rainbow chaser with a passion for beauty and excellence. Enthusiastic about challenges, driven by meaningful projects and happy clients.
Projects
  • Multimedia installation inspired by sports line markings
    Multimedia installation inspired by sports line markingsA mysterious black column invites you to immerse yourself in an endless room of colourful lines. The installation was based on a game of luck by Jogos Santa Casa that enables endless betting possibilities across a huge range of sports. Part of the Lucky Art collective exhibition curated by Creative's Club Portugal.
  • A Quest for Visual Wonder
    A Quest for Visual WonderRaquete was the studio I co-founded with Silvio Teixeira, running from 2015 to 2019. We created this self-promotion film to present ourselves, and took the chance to scratch some itches and learn a couple of tricks, all the while badly scuffing our necks: yeah, those logo helmets were far from ergonomic. The film refers to our creative process: from the initial seed (pink sphere) to us syncronising ideas (arm wrestling), exploring their potential, nailing it (block breaking), and finally diges
  • Twenty-seven stop motion films on food safety
    Twenty-seven stop motion films on food safetyFeaturing a million custom-built paper props and sets, McSnacks is a series of mini films touching on crucial topics for McDonald's, such as food safety and the quality of their ingredients. They were posted on social media with supporting copy, featured on Spotify and Youtube and had a dedicated page on the McDonald's website.
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Work history
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    Independent designer & Art directorafonsogonsalves.com
    Amsterdam, NetherlandsFreelance
    Worked on a wide range of communication projects for international brands, cultural institutions and start-ups. Clients: Tommy Hilfiger, Supertrash, McGregor, Gemeente Amsterdam, Disquiet Media, Bimhuis, Tomoko Mukaiyama, The Bodywear Office, Stedelijk Museum Alkmaar, ID&T and De Balie.
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    Editorial designerThe Correspondent
     - Amsterdam, NetherlandsFull Time
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Education
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    PhotographyIPF - Photography Portuguese Institute
     - Porto, Portugal
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    Global designUniversidade de Aveiro
     - Aveiro, Portugal