Yucca Studio is the independent Graphic Design Practice of Catarina Freitas.
Based in Porto but working Worldwide, Yucca Studio is a small team of very experienced and multidisciplinary professionals, offering services in the areas of Art Direction, Editorial, Branding, Web and Creative Services.
Capable of addressing compound creative challenges, we create truthful connections with those around us, motivated by the desire of generating Design that matters. By exploring creativity, human values and collaboration, by valuing different and informed perspectives, we ensure a unique and dedicated attitude towards any challenge.
Catarina Freitas Porto (Portugal)
Tânia Franco (Video), Diana Freitas (Web Developer), Inês Leal (Photography), Francisca Freitas (Illustration), Duarte Tormenta (Graphic Designer), Plana Digital (Web Developer), Leonor Freitas (Front-End Developer)
Areas of Expertise
Art Direction, Graphic Design, Editorial Design, Branding, Video, Photography, Web Design, Web Development, UX/UI, Visual Identity, Poster Design, Exhibition Design, Naming & Content, Illustration
Lena Pogrebnaya(Ukraine), Betina Du Toit(South Africa), Studio 8(Vienna, Portugal)
Catarina Freitas, born in 1996, is the Founder of Yucca. Graduated from ESAD, Catarina has a Master Degree on Graphic Design, and has been working in the field for over 5 years, focusing mainly on Editorial Design, Web and Art Direction.
In the past, she has worked in ESAD—idea (PT), Mecha Studio (PT), Brutus Studio (NYC), while also taking a side interest in the fiel of Education on Graphic Design and Critical Writing. Apart from Yucca, she currently practices Design in a NY based studio called Combo, while also working as a Freelancer for a variety of Studios Worldwide.
Beyond this, Catarina believes in genuine and engaged creation, having the opinion that our knowledge of the world has no value, except when we act to transform it.