ABOUT
Ferreira Design Company is a multidisciplinary studio based in Atlanta. We believe in the power of design to define compelling brands through type, images, experiences, objects and environments. Pushing above limits. Beyond expectations.
Established 2003.


VALUES
Passionate
Love what you do. Do what you love. We are passionate about design, because what we do is who we are.
Genuine
We strive for timeless quality. Simplicity. Elegance. Sophistication.
Consistent
We believe in an integrated branding philosophy, ensuring a cohesive, effective and memorable visual language across all media platforms.
Responsive
We believe in listening well, being responsive and easy to work with.
Purposeful
We are courageous, ready to push forward and also to push back, all in the name of design — for you.
Collaborative
We value loyalty and long-term collaborative relationships built upon honesty and trust.

PROCESS
Look. Listen. Learn.
Distill. Design. Deliver.
We believe successful brands connect emotionally through visual storytelling that’s easily understood and embraced. Attention to detail — refining thought, function and craft — drives our simple branding approach: look at the market landscape, listen carefully and learn as much as possible. This knowledge is distilled into concepts, developed through design exploration and delivered across all applicable platforms.

CAPABILITIES
Strategy, Brand Architecture, Naming, Messaging, Logos, Visual Identity Systems, Brand Standards, Brand Books, Catalogs, Brochures, Posters, Showrooms, Trade Shows, Interior Design Consulting, Websites, Packaging, Product Development, Premiums, Advertising, Videos.

CLIENTS
adidas America, Atlanta Silverbacks, AXOR, Blue Skies, BOLYU, CARVART, Chandra, Chick-fil-A, CNN, Coca-Cola, Colony Square/Imbibe, Delta Air Lines, Dow Chemical Company, Fila USA, French Paper Company, Gordon Hospital, GXG, Hansgrohe, Henry+Co, Masland Contract, Milliken Contract, North American Properties/Imbibe, Neenah Paper, POWERADE, PÜR Cosmetics, Shaw Contract, Sims Patrick Studio, Sprite, Tandus Centiva, Tarkett, The Carter Center, The Children’s Museum of Atlanta, tvsdesign, Umbro USA, US Olympic Committee, V12 Enterprises, vitaminwater, WinShape Retreat, World of Coca-Cola, Yale Locks & Hardware.
AWARDS
Communication Arts Design Annual
Communication Arts Typography Annual
Graphis Brochures
Graphis Design Annual
Graphis Logo Design
Graphis Poster Annual
HOW International Design Annual
HOW Promotion Design Annual
PRINT Regional Design Annual
STEP 100 Design Annual
The Type Directors Club
Antron MATCH Award—Grand Prize
BDNY Finalist
Best of NeoCon Gold and Silver
GOOD DESIGN (The Chicago Athenaeum)
Interior Design Best of Year (BoY)
Interior Design HiP at NeoCon (Honoree)

PUBLICATIONS
Communication Arts Exhibit
Interiors and Sources
Books
LogoLounge 6
LogoLounge Master Library—Shapes and Symbols
LogoLounge Master Library—Type and Calligraphy
Designing Identity—Rockport
Paper Graphics—Rockport
White Graphics—Rockport
Blogs
Against the Grain (Neenah Paper)
Imprimerie du Marais (Paris, France)
FPO (For Print Only)
LEADERSHIP
LIONEL FERREIRA
Principal, Creative Director, Designer
Lionel grew up in South Africa and studied at Auburn University while on tennis scholarship. He worked at top Atlanta design firms before founding FDC in 2003. With more than 25 years of experience, he has developed award-winning print, digital, environmental and product design for clients such as adidas, AXOR, CARVART, Chandra, Chick-fil-A, Coca-Cola, Delta Air Lines, French Paper, Neenah Paper, Tandus Centiva and tvsdesign. 
Work recognition includes Communication Arts, Graphis, The Type Directors Club, HOW, PRINT, Best of NeoCon, Interior Design Best of Year and HiP at NeoCon, and GOOD DESIGN (The Chicago Athenaeum). His work has also been published in various design books and blogs. 
Lionel has served on a Communication Arts jury, serves on the Auburn University School of Industrial and Graphic Design Advisory Council, and spoke at the Auburn's SIGD Spring Convocation. 
LAURA FERREIRA
NCIDQ, Designer
Laura studied Interior Design in the School of Architecture at Auburn University. She worked at tvsdesign before joining her husband, Lionel Ferreira, at FDC to offer her space planning and interior design experience to showrooms, trade shows and product development projects. With more than 20 years of experience, she has collaborated on award-winning branding for clients such as AXOR, CARVART, Chandra, Tandus Centiva and tvsdesign. 
Work recognition includes Communication Arts, Graphis, Best of NeoCon, Interior Design Best of Year and HiP at NeoCon, and GOOD DESIGN (The Chicago Athenaeum).
Laura serves on the Auburn University School of Industrial and Graphic Design Advisory Council.
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