Maria Margarida Almeida was born in 1982 in Porto. After finishing a BA in Technologies of Multimedia Communication at Institulo Superior da Maia, with a specialization in Marketing and Graphic Computation, she decided to move to London to study Graphic Branding and Identity at London College of Communication. While in London, she worked as a Junior Designer at Combustion Interactive. As a freelancer she developed visual identity works for a wide range of clients. She was also the founder of Designideias in Porto between 2005 and 2006, and has worked in RTP between 2006 and 2009 as a videotape and slow motion operator. At the moment she lives in Porto and works as a freelancer in projects from Porto, Lisbon and London.