This is Pacifica is established in Porto. We help our clients bridge meaningful connections with the world via Strategy, Branding and Graphic Design. Always open to new experiences, we like to take risks and unexpected turns.

C.O2.A.T. wins a Graphite pencil at D&AD
Direct: Innovation category

C.O2.A.T., the living, breathing piece of clothing developed together with Azgard9, Post Carbon Lab and Stream and Tough Guy just won a D&AD Graphite Pencil.

C.O2.A.T. wins a gold pencil at THE ONE SHOW
Design: Innovation & Transformation category

C.O2.A.T., the living, breathing piece of clothing developed together with Azgard9, Post Carbon Lab and Stream and Tough Guy just won a gold pencil at THE ONE SHOW. We couldn’t be more proud of ourselves and the client.


Here is our 2021 recap, with some selected projects that are an example of the resilience and dedication this year demanded.

A big thank you to our clients, partners and friends who, this year more that ever, proved extremely essential.Finally, thanks to the talent of PZ (Paulo Zé Pimenta), who made the musical track for this showreel, making it even more special for us.

Bring it on 2022!

VINTE VINTE featured

Vinte Vinte Chocolate has been featured in DIELINE, and another reason we named it twice is because it is so damn good (and not just for its taste). Check it out at

This is Pacifica is a design and art direction studio based in Matosinhos, founded in 2007 by Pedro Mesquita, Filipe Mesquita and Pedro Serrão. It develops multidisciplinary projects for a wide spectrum of customers, products and services. Through strategic and objective thinking, it presents formal grammars that challenge the limits of the practice of design in the national and international panorama. The projects that make up its portfolio have been distinguished at the main communication and design events.

With a fresh spirit, we make integrated communication and differentiated projects which have originated recognition and awards such as:

︎ 1 Cannes Lion Award, Bronze in Design
︎ 1 Star Gold, 2 Silver Awards and 5 nominations at the Art Directors Club Europe (ADC*E)
︎ 1 Gold Award and 2 Silvers at European Design Awards 
︎ 1 Gold Award and 3 Silvers at Graphis Annual Awards 2020
︎ 2 Awards at the Ibero American Biennial of Design
︎More than 70 awards at the Clube Criativos Portugal
︎ Design Agency of the year 2019 at Clube Criativos Portugal

︎ 10 Design Awards at Meios&Publicidade

Current Team

Pedro Serrão, Pedro Mesquita, Filipe Mesquita, Luciana França, Rita Robalinho, Ana Fernandes, Luís Cepa and Carolina Bagulho.

Team (2007 — Present)
Inês Costa (PT), Matilde Nicolau de Almeida (PT), Joana Kock (PT), Tomás Valle (PT), Pedro Lima (PT), Paulo Ribeiro (PT), Mariana Baldaia (PT), Tiago Campeã (PT), Beatriz Cóias (PT), Daniela Fardilha (PT), Telmo Parreira (PT), Joana Bravo (PT), Julia Guimarães (PT/BR), Charline Collete (FR), Inês Vital (PT), Claúdia Salgueiro (PT), Cristobal Sanchez (ES), Yilmaz Sen (TR), Majo Balko (Eslovaquia), Dalila Maganinho (PT), Giovanni Pamio (IT), Marta Albuquerque (ES), Leandra Boj (ES), Lasse Betzer (DN), Sabine Lehm (DE), Sarah Bouchir (FR), Justine Leysite(LT), Paula Garcia (ES), Esther Poch (FR/ES), Paulina Eichwald(RU), Maria Dunaeva (RU), Jorge Coutinho (PT), Wiola Stankiewicz (PL), Ana Fernandes (PT), Inês Barata (PT), Maria Fernandes (PT), Zé Vitro (PT), João Alarcão (PT), João Sousa (PT), Luisa Mesquita (PT), Silvia Antunes (PT), Beatriz Carvalho (PT), Rita Robalinho (PT), Nikolaj Riise (DN), Laura Soares (PT), Elena Salaet (ES), Ola Dobrzyńska (PL), Margarida Olo (PT), Marco Lopes (PT), Luís Cepa (PT), Carolina Bagulho (PT)

Employment Opportunities
We are not currently looking to fill any full time positions but are always happy to receive portfolios if you are interested in working with us in a freelance capacity.

Internship Placements

We offer a few internships at the studio each year. If you are interested in completing an internship with us please email us some examples of your work. There are a large number of applicants each year so we apologise if on occasion we fail to respond to your enquiry.

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4450-087 Matosinhos
Porto, Portugal

+351 220 114 002
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Skype: thisispacifica

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