Mariana Branco (b. 1986) and Emanuel Barreira (b. 1986) are the artists behind Halfstudio, a collective based in Portugal that develops projects in different creative areas, always having as its central element the lettering and sign painting.
Its visual language is; It is characterized by three-dimensional letters and dynamic layouts, reflecting striking messages and vibrant colors.
Developing studio pieces as well as public art, its approach incorporates contemporary themes and ideas and a concern ;careful with the communities where their works are located.
The duo has presented their work in exhibitions and urban art festivals in Portugal and internationally. 


Photography of the artists: Ana Pires