Leopoldo Leal holds a Ph.D. in design and architecture from FAUUSP. He is a professor for the SENAC graduate program and at EBAC. In over 20 years of experience, he has worked as a designer at Landor, Interbrand, Futurebrand and GAD ’Branding. 
He has received important national and international recognition for his dissertation Pandemonium such as the “Museu da Casa Brasileira” Award, also nominated for the Type Directors Club of New York (TDC66) and for the 13th Biennial of “ADG” (Association of Graphic Designers). In 2008, he published the book “A Ilha Tipográfica” with the support of the government of the city of São Paulo, which aims to teach the typographic universe to children. 
For now, Leopoldo has intensified his research on creative processes in graphic design, lecturing and producing graphic workshops and experiments. He is part of the Pharus Design team in the development of experimental and cultural projects.

2020 Type Directors Club New York (TDC66)
2019 1st place at “Museu da Casa Brasileira”
2019 13th Brazilian Graphic Design Biennial ADG
2017 IF Communication Design Awards
2015 IF Communication Design Awards
2015  11th Brazilian Graphic Design Biennial ADG 
2013 Idea Brasil 
2013 10th Brazilian Graphic Design Biennial ADG 
2012 Idea Brasil 2010 DDC Gute Gestaltung 10 
2009 Corporate Design Preis 
2009 IF Communication Design Awards 
2009 Red Dot 2009 9th Brazilian Graphic Design Biennial ADG 
2005 1st place at “Semana de Moda Casa de Criadores” 
2001 2nd place Typodrome Exhibition