Portrait picture in black and white of designer Laís Kantor

Hi, I’m Laís Kantor

My professional journey is about leaving my comfort zone thought challenges, languages, skills & culture.

I was born in the end of 80’s in the 12 million people city of São Paulo. There I had experiences in anything from a Cinema Festival to an historic Advertising Agency called Talent. From there, while at Digital Design University, I moved to Madrid where I continued to work as an Art Director in worldwide agencies. While there, I received a scholarship to do a Master in Creative Advertising.

After a few years of movida madrileña I decide to come to Milan, where I’ve been living since 7 years. During my work in Advertising I was able to work for big brands like Burger King, Ferrari, Microsoft, Lavazza and others. But during those years I started realising that an important part of Design was missing: placing people at the center of projects.

Therefore I changed my path towards consultancy and started to teach at Istituto Europeo di Design. Due to my passion for Education, in 2018 I also achieved my degree in Pedagogy.

I’ve learnt and grew a lot through my more than 10 years of professional experience. I hope to continue on this route in the future. If you facing any challenge for which you think that I could be the right person, send me a message and let’s grab a coffee together.

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Selected Projects

Colaborativa
Client: Colaborativa
Date: 2018
Services: Branding

Electropical Tour
Client: Meneo
Date: 2012
Services: Print

CircleMe iOS
Client: CircleMe
Website: circleme.com
Date: 2017
Services: Design, UX, UI

Corti Teatrali

The first Multi-Theater in Italy

Client: Corti Teatrali
Date: 2016
Services: Design, Art Direction, Website

Burning Man Project

I would have liked to document Burning Man in a different way and, since I am a fan of disposable cameras, I thought this could be a good starting point.

MadridFFF

The first Fashion Film Festival in Spain

Client: Madrid Fashion Film Festival
Website: madridfff.com
Date: 2013
Services: Print, Branding, Website

Pedro del Hierro

Fall 2012 | Autumn/Winter Collection

Client: Cortefiel – Pedro del Hierro
Date: 2012
Services: Full campaign
Agency:: Revolution
Creative Director:: Alfonso Garcia
Photographer:: Richard Ramos
Art Director:: Lais Kantor
Account Manager:: Paloma Caballero
Account Manager:: Carmen Rivas
Production:: EnriMür

Viña Mayor

The only wine that really makes you more interesting | Repositioning campaign

Client: Viña Mayor
Date: 2013
Agency:: Revolution
Creative Director:: José Maria Mayorga
Art Director:: Lais Kantor
Account Manager:: Paloma Caballero

MSN

Are you up in it? | Campaign of the new MSN.com launching. Are you up in it?

Client: Microsoft – MSN
Date: 2011
Services: Online Campaign
Agency:: DDB
Creative Director:: Gustavo Montoro
Art Director:: Pablo Calzado
Creative/Art Junior:: Lais Kantor
Creative/Copy Junior:: Maria Estallo
Account Manager:: Carolina Lloreda

Movistar

Christmas action for Movistar Self-employed Professionals

Client: Movistar
Date: 2011
Services: Online Campaign
Agency:: DDB
Creative Director:: Gustavo Montoro
Creative/Art Junior:: Lais Kantor
Creative/Copy Junior:: David Mohedano
Account Manager:: Paloma Tomé