Cátia Rijo

Cátia Rijo has a Ph.D. in Design from the Faculty of Architecture of Lisbon, a Master’s in Graphic Design, and a Degree in Visual Design, both from IADE.

In 2016 she founded DESIGNLAB4U, a professional laboratory that immerses students in pedagogical work, offering the opportunity to collaborate with real projects within community settings to develop culturally and socially enrichment activities.

She is currently Assistant Professor at The Polytechnical Institute of Lisbon, where she coordinates and teaches curricular units related to Design. In addition, she is a member of the coordination team of the Visual Arts and Technologies degrees at the Interdisciplinary Center for Educational Studies of Education and a research member at CIAUD.