Henrique Eira

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CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF THE ARTS (CALARTS)

Henrique Eira is a graphic designer from Brasilia, Brazil, and currently a candidate in the Graphic Design MFA program at CalArts. Between 2012 and 2014, he ran a collaborative graphic design studio with two friends he met during his undergraduate studies at the University of Brasilia. The work done in Estudio Marujo included brand identities, websites, books, magazines, posters and illustrations for clients ranging from local independent artists to the Brazilian Ministry of Social Development. During that time, Henrique also worked as a freelance graphic designer and illustrator. At CalArts, his research has revolved around the themes of poetic interfaces, storytelling, expressive typography, the internet and social media, digital and analog hybridization and collaborative processes.

FAVORITE COLOR?
Yellow

FAVORITE TYPEFACE?
Antique Olive

FAVORITE TV SHOW?
Project Runway

FAVORITE BOOK?
Blindness, by Jose Saramago

FAVORITE MOVIES?
Kill Bill, Before Sunrise, The Second Mother

FAVORITE MUSICIAN OR BAND?
Caetano Veloso, Criolo, Beirut

FAVORITE SOCIAL MEDIA?
Instagram

FAVORITE FINE ARTIST?
Athos Bulcao

YOUR DESIGNER HERO?
Wolfgang Weingart

TALENT YOU WISHED YOU POSSESSED?
Infinite Memory

IF YOU WERE NOT A DESIGNER, WHAT WOULD YOU DO?
Photography or film

A MANTRA OR SAYING YOU LIVE BY?
Enjoy the process and the path more than the end result.

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