RAFAEL
BERNARDO
Rafael Bernardo is a German-Brazil­ian ty­pog­ra­pher, graphic designer and founder of the epony­mous brand­ing com­mu­ni­ca­tion design studio.

Bernardo grew up in the Caribbean, lived in Cali­for­nia, studied at the Royal Acad­emy of Arts in The Hague and grad­uated from HfG Schwä­bisch Gmünd. He has taught ty­pog­ra­phy at universities, co-found­ed his first de­sign­studio in 2009 and founded the new one in 2017.
Resetting his professional identity as a de­sign­er, he started the personal pro­ject »Be Water my Friend« [BWMF]. A quote, that initiated an on­going cre­ative jour­ney, bringing forth an out­put of personal and col­lab­orative pro­jects, ex­hi­bi­tions and fes­ti­val con­tri­bu­tions. A state­ment, that trig­gered the in­spi­ra­tion to explore struc­tures, func­tion­al­i­ties and holistic re­la­tions be­tween con­text, mo­ti­vation and pro­cess. A fas­ci­na­tion, that lead to the elab­o­ra­tion of a method­ol­ogy to analyse and train cre­ative mind­sets of teams and individuals.
Rafael Bernardo is a German-Brazil­ian ty­pog­ra­pher, graphic designer and founder of the epony­mous brand­ing com­mu­ni­ca­tion design studio.

Bernardo grew up in the Caribbean, lived in Cali­for­nia, studied at the Royal Acad­emy of Arts in The Hague and grad­uated from HfG Schwä­bisch Gmünd. He has taught ty­pog­ra­phy at universities, co-found­ed his first de­sign­studio in 2009 and founded the new one in 2017.
Resetting his professional identity as a de­sign­er, he started the personal pro­ject »Be Water my Friend« [BWMF]. A quote, that initiated an on­going cre­ative jour­ney, bringing forth an out­put of personal and col­lab­orative pro­jects, ex­hi­bi­tions and fes­ti­val con­tri­bu­tions. A state­ment, that trig­gered the in­spi­ra­tion to explore struc­tures, func­tion­al­i­ties and holistic re­la­tions be­tween con­text, mo­ti­vation and pro­cess. A fas­ci­na­tion, that lead to the elab­o­ra­tion of a method­ol­ogy to analyse and train cre­ative mind­sets of teams and individuals.
TOCA ME DESIGN CONFERENCE
7 March 2020・Alte Kongresshalle Munich
TOCA ME
DESIGN CONFERENCE
7 March 2020・Alte Kongresshalle Munich
TOCA ME
DESIGN CONFERENCE
7 March 2020
Alte Kongresshalle Munich
TOCA ME
DESIGN
CONFERENCE
7 March 2020
Alte Kongresshalle Munich