Inês Da Fonseca
Inês Da Fonseca was born in the beautiful city of Lisbon,
Portugal. She is passionate about expressing emotions through
illustration. Her creative practice focusses on producing
colourful children’s illustrations which are often themed around
love and family.
She has a post-graduate degree in design from IADE Creative
University. After her studies, she began her career as an art
director in Lisbon. Inês further enriched herself and her work
by moving to London, where she currently resides. For the past
seven years, she has worked in advertising agencies including
Ogilvy Lisbon and McCann WorldGroup London.
“My background always pushes me to look for a perfect
combination between illustration, design and art direction.” She
has published ten children’s books and featured in exhibits
such as the “Childhood Memories” exhibition in Gabriel Fine Arts in London, United Kingdom, and Merc'art Lisbon in 2016 and 2019 edition.
Pictoria vol lll, 2019, Capsules Books, Australia
Kaimiloa, Surf book, 2019, Ed. Kaimiloa, UK
- Children's book, Inês da Fonseca (Art/illustration), Andrés Cosarinsky (author)
O Sonho da Gata Zu, 2018, Ed. Pais em Rede, Portugal
-Children's book, Inês Fonseca (Art/illustration), Leonor Xavier (writer)
A mãe que voava, 2018, Ed. Aletria, Brasil
-Children's book, Inês Fonseca (Art/illustration), Caroline Carvalho (writer)
Dia bom ou Dia mau?, 2017, Ed. Leya, Lisbon.
- Children's book, Inês Fonseca (Art/illustration), Isabel Zambujal (text).
I'll Think About It, 2014-2016, Ed. Aletheia, Lisbon.
Inês Fonseca (Art/illustration), Isabel Zambujal (text)
- 6 children's books: Freedom, Hope, Courage, Friendship, Pacience and Family.
Making Childhood Colorful: Designing Books for Children, 2015, Ed. Images Publisher, Xangai.
WWF, Dia Mundial do Ambiente, Ed. 2014, Portugal
- Advertising print, Inês Fonseca (Art Direction/Illustration)
"The Doll Hospital", Lurzer's Arquive Magazine, Ed. 2012, USA:
- 3 advertising prints, double page, Inês Fonseca (Art Direction/Illustration)