Hugo Santos is a multidisciplinary artist passionate about visual poetry and magical realism currently living in Lisbon, Portugal.

With over 15 years of experience in the creative field as an Art Director, he seamlessly blends Photography and Graphic Design, often highlighted by eerie geometrics and minimalism.

His photography draws inspiration from early surrealist and cubist art movements, capturing symbolic fragments of reality blurred into an intangible universe, frequently featuring enigmatic characters. Recently, he has been exploring monochrome photography as a reflection of reality, revealing an alternate world where desolation and decay are recurring themes.

As an Art Director in the creative community, he has extensive experience crafting brands and products for clients worldwide. He immerses himself in a vivid spectrum of colours to create captivating brand identities and visual content for both print and digital media.
→ Explore his design case studies here.


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