Celso Longo / Daniel Trench
Celso Longo + Daniel Trench
Celso Longo holds both an undergrad degree and a masters degree in Architecture from University of Sao Paulo (USP). Celso currently teaches at Escola da Cidade and is the author of the book “Design Total / Cauduro Martino” published in 2014 — a research about an architecture, urbanism, industrial and graphic design studio in Sao Paulo that designed several important public projects in the sixties and the seventies.
Daniel Trench holds a BFA from Fundação Armando Álvares Penteado (FAAP) and a MFA from University of Sao Paulo (USP). He is the art director of the Brazilian magazine “Serrote”, a key-publication about visual arts, essays and literature and currently teaches at Escola da Cidade and ESPM.
They have been working together since 2008, conceiving graphic design projects for some of the most important Brazilian cultural institutions and publishers.
Their work was featured in several exhibitions, including “Brasil em cartaz / Le Brésil à l’Affiche”, held at the Pôle Graphisme de Chaumont; and “365: AIGA Annual Design Competitions 30” held at AIGA National Design Center, New York City.
Along with Elaine Ramos, they have curated the exhibition “Cidade Gráfica” (“Graphic City”), a survey of the contemporary graphic language seen in Brazilian cities, held at Itaú Cultural (Sao Paulo) in 2014.