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 Ad- vertising 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 2013. During my work in Advertising I was able to work for big brands like Burger King, Ferrari, Microsoft, Lavaz- za and others. But during those years I started reali- sing that an important part of Design was missing: placing people at the center of projects.

Therefore I changed my path towards consultancy and later to product. In the meantime started to teach at Istituto Europeo di Design at the Master of Creative Direction. 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.

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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