About Us

Lettering, Sign Painting & Graphic Design studio

Based in Lisbon, Portugal.

Halfstudio is a Lettering and Sign Painting studio established by Mariana Branco and Emanuel Barreira in 2010, where all projects are hand drawn and could be painted with brushes or applied digitally.

The studio covers various creative fields always with the Lettering being the central element: from logo design, sign painting and signage, to murals. At the same time also explores the artistic side of the Lettering in exhibitions, limited printed editions and urban art.

Exhibitions & Festivals

WOOL Festival (2017, Covilhã, Portugal)
Festival Iminente by Vhils x Underdogs (2016, Oeiras, Portugal)
Rebuliço (2016, Abrunheira, Portugal)
Agitágueda (2016, Águeda, Portugal)
Letters are what matters ’16 (Caldas da Rainha, Portugal)
Kruella d’Enfer x Halfstudio at Village Underground Lisboa (2016, Lisbon, Portugal)
Experimenta Design ’15 (Lisbon, Portugal)
Letters are what matters ’15 (Caldas da Rainha, Portugal)
Got it wrong (2015, Cosmo Galeria, Barcelona)
Backyard (2014, Lisbon, Portugal)
PVS Showcard Show (2014, Massachusetts, USA)
ICY Caps (2013, San Jose, USA)

Press

Abduzeedo
DIF
IdN
Le Cool Lisboa
Magnetica Magazine
We Heart

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