helena amante

helena amante

writer & creative directorLisbon, Portugal
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helena amante

helena amante

writer & creative directorLisbon, Portugal
About me
I am a writer, photographer and art director. Over the past decade, I have designed an award-winning brand identity, developed communications strategies, directed fashion campaigns, published several books, photographed everything from museums to Michelin-starred kitchens and written for international publications like CNN and Emirates.
  • Spain's most unsung destination
    Spain's most unsung destinationIt's hard to stand out in a country dotted with so many landmarks, but for a taste of Spain minus the crowds, Extremadura makes a compelling case. Overshadowed by neighboring Andalusia, this sunny region revels in bucolic charm and medieval heritage, Roman sites and a well-rounded calendar of festivities, all served with some of the country's best cheese, ham and olive oil. Travel article for CNN.
  • Fashion campaigns
    Fashion campaignsFor six years, I produced and served as art director on fashion campaigns for shoe brand Eleh. I developed the concept for each season and chose locations for shoots, commissioned photographers, models, and make-up artists, and oversaw the campaigns' adaption to both print and online media.
  • She who cries for love
    She who cries for loveHow the humble songs of the fadistas captured the world's imagination Article for Open Skies, inflight magazine for Emirates.
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  • Creative Art Direction
  • Storytelling
  • Concept Creation
  • Editorial Writing
  • Content Writing
  • Art Direction