Shape Christmas '15 NEW
Illustration

Once again 25 illustrators from around the world, where asked to make an illustration for a digital advent calendar, called Shape Christmas. Within several shapes, circle, square, triangle and hexagon, a Christmas themed illustration must be made. This year was a square and I created a heavenly santa figure. Take a look at the other 24 illustrations here.

Rui Almeida . 2015
Produkteur NEW
Identity

Identity for a french production material company. Bold and strong lettering for a heavy duty work company and with a gradient color for a more modern feel.

Space Inverters . 2015
Amazing Events
Identity

Identity proposal for an events company. The briefing was based on the identity claim - You think, We do. An simple idea that you have, just like a simple light bulb draw, is transformed by Amazing Events, in a well build and fully functional idea, just like the complete light bulb symbol created. An old look and feel, represent the years of experience and know how in building solid events.

Rui Almeida . 2014
Forest Day 14'
Illustration

Illustration proposal for Portucel Soporcel group, a paper producer that celebrates each year the Forest Day, with several kids actions trought all Portugal. Clean design with simple hand drawn leafs and pastel colors, gives a different perspective to the well knowed simple tree pictures that are common with this forest theme.

Desafio Global | Ativism . 2014
EDP Marathon '14
Illustration

Illustration proposal for the preview of the Women and for the Half Marathon sponsered by EDP in Lisbon. Bold splashes of color and vector references of the city, take to not just a sport event but also a place to have fun and be happy with your friends and family, while running.

Desafio Global | Ativism . 2014
Eletrao
Identity

Identity proposal for a electrical appliances recycling company. With the new Portuguese Orthographic Agreement, the lettering of the old logo was revised and a new logo was proposed. The electrical cord, forms a smile, showing a more positive and direct aspect regarding the recycling business of the company. Turning old appliances into new material for new and more responsible future products.

Happy Brands . 2013
Chase Toys ON THE MOVE
Identity

Identity for a special hobby of mine, designer toys. In November, me and my wife created a small market cart that goes every week to a diference place selling designer toys and apparel. The name Chase comes from the usual name given to the special edition and rarest toys that comes in each collection. Please visit our site and follow us on facebook. More information soon.

Rui Almeida . 2013
Shape Christmas '13
Illustration

25 illustrators from around the world, where asked to make an illustration for a digital advent calendar, called Shape Christmas. Within several shapes, circle, square, triangle and hexagon, a Christmas themed illustration must be made. This year was a triangle and I created a winter mountain scene. Take a look at the other 24 illustrations here.

Rui Almeida . 2013
PS4 4REVOLUTION
Identity

Proposal logo and event for the launch of the PlayStation 4 in Portugal. We created a story for the all event. A group of bad guys, the 4REVOLUTION or 4R, are trying to discover the secrets of the new PlayStation 4 and exposed them to the world. For that they've been kidnapping gamers in a van and defeat them in several games to discover those secrets. The PlayStation 4 Command Squad as been assembled, the CS4, to stop this information theft. All the missions are been controlled in the command central, called the CENTRAL STATION, and the chase as begun...
A futuristic look, give a James Bond action feel, with the good guys chasing the bad guys. For the Command Squad proposal, please find the PS4 CENTRAL STATION tab.

Rui Almeida . 2013
PS4 CENTRAL STATION
Identity

Proposal logo and event for the launch of the PlayStation 4 in Portugal. We created a story for the all event. A group of bad guys, the 4REVOLUTION or 4R, are trying to discover the secrets of the new PlayStation 4 and exposed them to the world. For that they've been kidnapping gamers in a van and defeat them in several games to discover those secrets. The PlayStation 4 Command Squad as been assembled, the CS4, to stop this information theft. All the missions are been controlled in the command central, called the CENTRAL STATION, and the chase as begun...
A futuristic look, give a James Bond action feel, with the good guys chasing the bad guys. For the rebels proposal, please find the PS4 4REVOLUTION tab.

Rui Almeida . 2013
PAPINHAS
Identity

Proposal logo for a baby eating area in Almada Forum. Eating related icons in a doodling style in soft pink with a baby blue background.

Happy Brands . 2013
FNAC CONVENTION '13
Identity

Logo and icons to support the presentation of the FNAC Convention 2013 event. The concept of the logo idea was the arrival at a FNAC planet, where the various departments came from different regions or moons to present their people. With this idea, a low poly world was the solution and giant Super Mario World objects, represent the different areas of the presentation.

Rui Almeida . 2013
Mini 10-Doh!
Illustration

Label proposals for the Squid Kids Ink Mini 10-Doh! contest toy customization.

Rui Almeida . 2013
Triola
Identity

Triola - rolling images support display manufacturer - identity redesign and services catalogue. A bold and strong lettering and color choosing, maintaining the recognizable icons of the existing logo.

Space Inverters . 2012
Shape Christmas '12
Illustration

25 illustrators from around the world, where asked to make an illustration for a digital advent calendar, called Shape Christmas. Within several shapes, circle, square, triangle and hexagon, a Christmas themed illustration must be made. Mine was a square, and my inspiration was the building plastic kits I received as a kid, and that I loved to build on Christmas morning. I've made a Santa and for that I was pick to represent on the calendar the most important day of it all, the 25th of December. See my other proposals in the Illustrations tab and take a look at the other 24 illustrations here.

Rui Almeida . 2012
Brands Addicted
Identity

Logo proposal for a design agency. Somekind of a sticky type of thing, was the briefing. Based on a stepped chewing gum and on the Venom character black goo possessing Spiderman, the addiction part unites with the brands, meaning, the agency is side by side with the clients needs.

Rui Almeida . 2012
Trigo Gourmet
Identity

Logo proposal for a biologic products brand. Inspired by old labels with a more modern look. For each product family, a different clean classic type illustration. Wheat for breakfast cereals and biological beers. Olives for olive oil and olive paste. And grapes for wine.

Rui Almeida . 2012
Don't Forget
Identity

Logo proposal for a city souvenir temporary shop. Old envelopes corner stripes were the inspiration and with a round badge, presented the buyer an approved city merchandise. (3D work made by João Santos Silva at Space Inverters)

Space Inverters . 2011
60th Anniversary Party
Print

Logo, invitation and greeting card for Clara Vargas, 60th anniversary surprise party. Vintage style lettering in a vertical composing.

Rui Almeida . 2012
Quin Farara & Company Catalogue
Print

Merchants catalogue proposal with the whole portfolio wines, spirits and tobacco for Quin Farara & Company in Antigua. A small folder covered in cork on the outside with a white screenprint lettering give a professional, appellative look to the company's products. A color coded tabs keep the folder organized by regions or type of wines or spirits.

Rui Almeida . 2011
Curriculum Vitae
Infography

Infography Curriculum, showing my software skills, professional experience and hobbies. Available for download upon request here.

Rui Almeida . 2012
Ford Auto Show 2011
Iconography

Iconography for the 4 station Ford areas in the stand proposal for the Lisbon Internacional Auto show. The new Ford Focus was the base for the car icon.

Space Inverters . 2011
Sumo Pontifice
Identity

Logo proposal for a juice stand. Natural juices with no additives or preservatives. The inspiration came from the kids lemonade stands. All the fruits have a cartoon look and the initials SP inside them.

Rui Almeida . 2012
Alves & Martins
Identity

Construction warehouse store identity. DIY aspect with the plastic model effect, showing all the different warehouse products.

Pop Communication Group . 2010
Peugeot Welcome Pack
Iconography

Icons made for the welcome pack proposal kit. This kit was given to the Peugeot buyer on the delivery of his new car. It contained a 2gb pen and a brochure explaining the services and client card options.

Pop Communication Group . 2010
Lacoste Spring/Summer '10
Mailing

Lacoste mailing for Club Lacoste Portugal members, inviting them to visit stores and see the new Spring/Summer collection. Simple folded mailing with a mini poster style, showing the Spring/Summer look for men, women and kids.

Pop Communication Group . 2010
Carris 137

th

Anniversary
Identity

Logo and invitation for the celebration of the 137th anniversary of Lisbon bus company Carris. The logo uses the colors of the different bus routes in Lisbon, all connected, celebrating one more year of the company.

Pop Communication Group . 2010
Carris Annual Report '10
Editorial

Annual report for Carris, the Lisbon Bus company. The pack was composed with a financial and a sustainability report, mini pocket report versions and a digital version pack. A magnet binded the financial report and the sustainability report, showing that the sustainability is always connected to the all company works. Graphical lines like road maps, pinpoint the users importancy status in the company's report. UNDER CONSTRUCTION

Pop Communication Group . 2010
Design Box Christmas '07
Print

Christmas for the future. Chrismas card from Design Box. The pack included a gardening glove, some christmas tree seeds and a stick with a tag. The purpose was to plant as many christmas trees has you like for future christmas.

Design Box . 2007
Chocolate Wedding
Print

Wedding invitation for friends Micaela and Carlos. The all theme of the wedding was chocolate and a chocolate bar with a bite on the corner with a monogram on each square, seemed like a good idea. They loved it.

Rui Almeida . 2010
Bizness
Identity

Complete identity for an event planner company. I was asked to bring a good feeling, not so serious, professional, fun logo. My proposal a clean simple signature type logo. Ensuring the client a "signature" event, unusual concepts, different spaces and an out of the box overall event.

Pop Communication Group . 2010
Lacoste Christmas Stores '11
Print

Lacoste in store christmas promotion. 3 pattern cones (christmas trees) stand ups explain the promo packs to the customers. Each pack element has a diamond shaped sticker on the tag. A sticker on the window shop presents the promo.

Space Inverters . 2011
Lacoste Fashion Award '11
Mailing

Lacoste client mailing to celebrate the Best Internacional Brand fashion award 2011 nomination. A stylized diamond pattern with an UV finishing with a classy black envelope with silver foil logo and address.

Space Inverters . 2011
FM Consultores Associados
Identity

Identity and headquarters decoration for Fernando Mateus consultant company. Sober black bold logo with a modern yellow stroke.

Pop Communication Group . 2010
Rui & Isabel Wedding
Print

My wedding invitation. Different approach on all wedding invitations I've seen. After all it was my wedding invitation. Mirror card envelope and a pink foil and UV finishing. Not much to say, great party, great day.

Rui Almeida . 2006
MCoutinho Xpress
Identity

Car parts express delivery service. Striped box icon gives the "express" effect and the pattern boxes, is a 24h, anywhere delivery analogy.

Pop Communication Group . 2010
Playstation Press Room
Illustration

Playstation feeling illustration for the Lisbon headquarters press room.

Pop Communication Group . 2010
Troia Market
Identity

Premium supermarket identity, in Tróia, Setúbal. Using the trademark symbol TM not only as the initials of Tróia Market but also showing the high selected premium goods on sale in the supermarket.

Pop Communication Group . 2008
Made In 2nd Anniversary
Invitation

Invitation to celebrate the 2nd anniversary of the shoe store Made In. Pink ribbons and a modern and fashioned background illustration, takes the party right to the invitation reception.

Design Box . 2007
Free Freehand
Illustration

Postal card illustration for the freefreehand.org organization. As a graphic designer I always used Freehand from Macromedia and then from Adobe as my main graphic design work. The application has been discontinued by Adobe and this guys at the freefreehand organization are trying to release the app from Adobe and bring support to Freehand. I helped with this card illustration in a action approach of massive sending to Adobe directors.

Rui Almeida . 2010
Ordem dos Arquitectos
Identity

Portuguese Architects Order logo contest proposal. Simple forms like building build the logo.

Pop Communication Group . 2008
Girassol
Identity

We're asked to give a more modern approach to the gas stations and stores for the Sonangol suppliers in Angola. Girassol in portuguese means sunflower and all the graphics suggest the colors and stylized shapes of the flower.

Pop Communication Group . 2010
POP Christmas '09
Print

Christmas card for Pop Communication Group. Large gift boxes illustration with the different agency departments colors brings the happy holidays theme to all the clients and friends.

Pop Communication Group . 2009
Space Inverters
Identity

Identity for a architecture and design agency that I was partner and designer up until September. 80s games and space and futuristic movies were the inspiration for a military patent like logo with an asteroids feel font.

Space Inverters . 2011
Santander Faz Bem
Identity & Illustration

Healthy promotion week event in the Santander bank, Lisbon headquarters. 4 spaces were created in the office garden and the round repeated illustrations represent all the individual zones. Sport, Outdoor Activity, Healthy Food and Zen.

Pop Communication Group . 2010
Playstation Dreamgate
Identity

Identity for the El Corte Ingles in Lisbon Playstation in store space. Experience all the fun beyond this gate.

Pop Communication Group . 2010
Anabela Silva Cabeleireiros
Identity

Premium hairdresser identity in Alverca, Lisbon. Clean scissors logo with gold foil finishing lettering. The dark brown contrasts with the premium gold.

Pop Communication Group . 2008
Radio PES Worten
Identity

Pro Evolution Soccer presentation for Worten. The contest to animate the event was a football comments head to head chalenge, instead of a simple PES try out game. The logo theme and facebook page reflect just that, an old microphone look with a football placement.

Bizness . 2011
SMAS
Identity

Sintra water supplier identity competition proposal. 3 departments take part in this company and the 3 water drops element represent just that. Lots of blue and simple stationary complete the proposal.

Pop Communication Group . 2008
Clinica Dentaria Rui Rodrigues
Print

Dental clinic doctor's personal card. UV glitter finishing with tooth cutout. Simple and direct to the point.

Pop Communication Group . 2010
PitStop
Identity

Car parts shop identity and flyer. Like the pitstop in races, also the checker flag is part of all the racing card language. The flyer is an all vector design services and parts flyer. This solution was found has the client was starting up and doesn't had the resources to get product images.

Design Box . 2007
FGEnergy
Identity

Identity and personal card design for a renewable energy equipament sellers. The all idea was to simplify and make a iconic interpretation of energy.

Pop Communication Group . 2009
Father's Day POP
Illustration

Father's day infographics illustration taking the reader to all the steps of creating a family and becoming a parent. Dating, wedding, first born, childhood, adolescence, grandchildren.

Pop Communication Group . 2010
Mille Paste
Identity

Fast food pasta restaurant. A single spaghetti draws the shape of the pasta between the mille word.

Design Box . 2007
Galaxy Boys Samsung
Identity

Logo for a Samsung brand action proposal for the lauching of their new smartphone Galaxy II. The intention was to create a hype with a virtual band called Galaxy Boys, and make their debut in Portugal, in the Samsung Galaxy II presentation party.

Space Inverters . 2011
WC POP
Illustration

Bathroom infographics illustration teaching all the norms of use.

Pop Communication Group . 2010
Pasion
Identity

Identity for the new Loewe perfume presentation Quizás Quizás Quizás, in Lisbon, Portugal. Using the passion theme for the first logo and an old argentinian Tango club inspiration for the Pásion Tango Workshop logo.

Bizness . 2011
Wellness
Print

Health center and gym flyer for the wellness center in the SLB stadium, Lisbon.

Design Box . 2006
Manuel dos Santos Joias
Invitation

Invitation for the opening of a jewelry store in Lisbon. Large illustration of a plant with diamond flowers, gives the opening a premium and fashion look for a high quality premium jewelry.

Stimu . 2004
Design Box Christmas '06
Print

Christmas time at design box. Tree cutout card with a photo holder strapped with a rubber band. The receiver only as to mount it, and voilá, a staff signed christmas tree.

Design Box . 2006
Lacoste Mother's Day '11
Print

In store decoration and digital mailing for Lacoste Portugal Mother's day. What girl doesn't like to receive flowers. Lots of background flowers with a hollow logo.

Space Inverters . 2011
Primedrinks Christmas Folder 09'
Print

Christmas wine catalogue wholesale folder. Vector christmas balls on the cover and a red wine color background. 2 products per page and a color tab difference for each type of drink.

Pop Communication Group . 2009
Brandless
Illustration

Brand promotion poster illustration for the Pop Communication Group agency leftovers recycling own brand. simple red and white A2 poster explaining the concept in the back.

Pop Communication Group . 2009
Kids Party
Illustration

Goodie bags illustrations for kids party. Each kid bag has his/her name and one or several characteristics of his/her personality or tastes.

Rui Almeida . 2006
Logos (UPDATED)
Logotype

Some proposals and exercises from my personal collection.

Personal . 2003-2014
Logos Design Box (UPDATED)
Logotype

Some logos made while working at Design Box.

Design Box . 2005-2008
Logos Pop Communication Group (UPDATED)
Logotype

Some logos made while working at Pop Communication Group.

Pop Communication Group . 2008-2011
Illustrations (UPDATED)
Illustration

Some illustrations I've been making trought the years. Personal or client works.

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▲   Space Inverters . 2011
▲   Rui Almeida . 2008
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▲   Pop Communication Group . 2010
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