Margarida Azevedo, is designer, researcher, and professor at Communication Design Course at ESAD – College of Art and Design, Matosinhos. PhD in Design at the Polytechnic University of Valencia, Master in Industrial Design at the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Porto and Graduated in Graphic Communication Design at Faculty of Fine Arts of Porto. Fellow of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Consultant of the Portuguese Design Center and Designer and Creative Director at margarida azevedo+joão lemos — associate designer's studio, since 1989. Researcher in the areas of Communication Design, Packaging Design, Inclusive and Emotive Design, Craft Design. She has guided national and international workshops, participated in juries, congresses and scientific commissions, as well as coordinated several award-winning projects, and published articles in books, magazines, and other scientific publications.