Olá, my name is Rui and I'm a Designer + Art director. I'm 1/3 of Apelido & Apelido studio.

From Lisboa, based in Stockholm studying Interactive Art Direction at Hyper Island.

I do digital Art direction, creative consultancy, design, ui ux + solutions for digital products. Also do artworks and posters for interesting projects. 


On my spare time I collect interesting objects, feed my plants, listen to classical music, pile books and magazines, travel,  play magic the gathering. 

Things I want to do: Design a camouflage pattern, get a dog, work with European Space Comission, Attend the Bayreuth Festival, Design + produce clothes, work with Steve Reich, and Arvo Pärt, Art direct an Opera, and lots more.

Formalities: worked with clients from Corporate to Fashion, Startups to Concerts & Parties. Selected clients: Airbus Group, EDF, S*M Sara Maia, Sang Bleu, Luxfrágil, Teatro Praga, Bosch Siemens Hausgeräte, Leon mag, Slanted mag, Faber Ventures,  A.V. Farming,  Stadin Ammattiopisto Helsinki, La Grand Boutique, Haras de la Pelois, Good barber, Bike'n Connect, Sqreen, NomNom, Gitter, Codacy, Legalhub and more. 

I'm available for big and small projects or collaborations, remote or in real life. So if you need me, either shout my name under a full moon or email me