Plaz! (or Luís Barata, as his parents named him back in 1986) is a Brand Designer and Illustrator who loves playing with colors, vectors and type. Born in the Northeast corner of Portugal, in a small town called Bragança, he's currently living in Porto.
With over 10 years in the business, he's mainly dedicated himself to create custom brands and bespoke illustrations, but also dealing with social media, editorial and merch design.
It's pretty noticeable that his work is strongly influenced by his passion for sports, music and street art.
Currently working at Legendary People + Ideas, he's collaborated with clients like KFC, Taco Bell, Kia, Steve Aoki, Dj Shadow, Bruno Fernandes, Pizzi, Nuno Mendes, Turkish Airlines EuroLeague, among others.