THE DESIGN
IDEALIST


WORK HARD
PLAY HARD

RAFAEL BERNARDO is run by the same-named German-Brazilian typographer and communication DESIGNER.


RAFAEL BERNARDO lived in the Caribbean, the US and the Netherlands, graduated from HfG Schwäbisch Gmünd Germany, where he came back years later to teach, started his professional career in Stuttgart, working on the customer magazine of a luxury automotive company near by, got hired by a corporate design agency in Munich, which relaunched the corporate design for a big aviation brand, opened and ran his first design studio, won international design awards for his work, decided to drop out OF HIS STUDIO AFTER SEVEN YEARS TO WORK under his own LABEL.

Besides working on commissioned PRoJECTS, Rafael Bernardo started a personal creative SERIES named »BE WATER MY FRIEND«, which started as a motivational quote and turned INTO AN ONGOING, TYPOGRAPHIC, ILLUSTRATIVE, BLACK AND WHITE PROJECT TO RESULT (SO FAR) INTO A PUBLISHED 100-paged MONOGRAPH, A LIVE-VIDEO FEATURE BY An INTERNATIONAL DESIGN-SOFTWARE COMPANY, A 4 WEEK SOLO-EXHIBITION IN MUNICH, CONTRIBUTION FOR THE FORWARD FESTIVAL AND SOME NICE COLLECTIBLES LIKE THE LAZER-ENGRAVED WATER BOTTLES.

 

CONTACT
touch@rafael-bernardo.com

 

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