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Mariana Eidler

Researcher around Food Design and the relationship between Gastronomy Industry and Design. Mariana is a PhD student in Food Design at the University of Lisbon. Graduated in Design at ELISAVA and in Fine Arts at the University of Barcelona, and Master in Pedagogical Orientation at the Polytechnic University of Barcelona. Master in Identity and Photography at Parsons School of Design in NY and Master in Communication MUDIC at Elisava. Art director, food designer, teacher and researcher, she worked in NY with Milton Glaser and co-founded FORK (Food Design for opportunities, research and knowledge).

In Barcelona she founded tactica.barcelona, to provide global service to companies in the world of design and food. She works in Food-Design, Graphic Design and transdisciplinar design creating projects that are social and sustainable. She has obtained the Generalitat de Catalunya grant for the development of creativity abroad and her work has been recognized with the New York Festival Award, Laus Awards, International Design Awards and Clap Platinum Award. In the academic field she collaborates closely with the Elisava design school in Barcelona where she is the director of the international program Study Abroad as well as responsible of the Food Design Area and the Food Design Lab Barcelona.