Marina Peres born and grew up in Porto, Portugal. She has a PhD degree in Design (Design Management). She has been working as a multidisciplinary designer since 1989. As a Multidisciplinary Designer she has been developed her skills and competences in Communication Design, Strategic Design Thinking for brands and services with the main focus on service design for businesses and organizations. She worked as Senior Designer at RTP - Radio and Television of Portugal, designing broadcast identities and coordinating the Information Design Service. As long the last 25 years, she has been sharing her knowledge and market experience between different cultures, ways of acting, education systems and cultural diversity: Catholic University of Porto - School of Arts (Portugal), European University - IADE (Portugal), School of Media Arts and Design (Portugal), ISMT (Portugal), PolyU Design (Hong Kong), Vilnius Academy of Art (Lithuania), University Saint Joseph (Macau) and American University of Sharjah - College of Architecture, Art and Design (UAE), exploring different subjects: Strategic Design Management; Visual Communication; Brand Identity; Design Thinking; Design Research; Innovation and Strategy; Service Design; Visual Design and Motion Graphics. She is an integrated researcher at ID+ Research Institute for Design, Media and Culture | Strategic Design Lab. (SD Lab) - University of Aveiro, working and researching on the topic of Strategic Communication, Visual narratives and Storytelling.
Peres, Marina (2021). Shadowing Shapes of Portuguese Heritage and Visual Culture. Design Process and Storytelling. Design Process and Storytelling. Revista dos encontros internacionais de estudos luso-brasileiros em Design e Ergonomia. N. 5 (75-79)