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CRISTIANA COUCEIRO IS A 31-YEAR OLD ILLUSTRATOR and graphic designer who lives in Lisboa, Portugal. She collage’s vintage papers with contemporary images the old-fashioned way—with glue and scissors. Whether she follows that hand work with scanning and digitizing the pieces seem likely, as the translucent, overlapping sections would be difficult otherwise.

Cristiana has a fresh style that looks and feels effortless, a style that harkens back to the birth of modernism. It would be quite easy to over-do something like this—but she knows just when to stop. Her work has a beauty to it based on her own sense of mathmatical formulas, grids, balance, vintage ephemera, typography and numerals.

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