We are a graphic design and visual communication studio founded in 2017 by erika bernhardt and juan fielitz. We work locally and internationally on collaborative and commissioned projects with architects, artists, designers, publishers, curators and typographers. Working in the fields of art direction, graphic design, web design, editing and printing assistance. Our work process focuses on typographic research in search of a clear, functional and reductionist visual language. we create identity systems, books, websites, exhibitions and digital presence.

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art direction
graphic design
editorial design
printing assistance

estudio blende
gaboto 1018
pc 11200
montevideo, uruguay 

typesetting in diatype by dinamo

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erika bernhardt (1983)

graphic designer, partner and co-founder graduated in visual arts from the national school of fine arts, udelar. In 2014 and 2015 she took postgraduate courses in photography and audio-visual communication at blank paper school of photography in madrid, spain. since 2016 she teaches at the school of architecture, design and urbanism-udelar, in the typography area of the visual communication design career.
awards and scholarships
fefca grant, 2017
uruguayan photography award, cdf/mec, 2019
worldclass educator, cedim monterrey, 2022

juan fielitz (1990)

graphic designer, partner and co-founder. as a visual artist he has participated in solo and group exhibitions since 2015 in Uruguay, chile, spain, italy, germany and belgium. he has been a part of publications and editorial projects in uruguay, mexico, germany, belgium, the netherlands and japan. he teaches graphic design in the visual arts degree at the Catholic University of Uruguay (ucu).
awards and scholarships
emerging designers award, Cce montevideo, 2014
photobook uy award, cdf montevideo, 2019
fefca grant, 2019
worldclass educator, cedim monterrey, 2022