From 2001 to 2011, Joana Lira was part of the team that created the project of scenography and visual identity of Recife Carnival. This project was in many exhibitions in and out of Brazil. Among them, an exhibition about Art and City at Designmai, in […]

Recife Carnival

First individual painting exhibition in 1997, in Madeline Lamartine Art Office in Recife. The paintings had inspiration and influence in Armorial Art and graphics and forms present in the graphic analysis conducted by Joana Lira on rock paintings in the Sertão do Seridó , Rio […]

Bichos Aloprados

The work Mapa Moradia was created for the visual communication material of the United Nations Special Rapportteur on Adequate Housing in 2009. Project in partnership with the designer Elisa von Randow. “Joana Lira knew like nobody else how to translate in drawings the hard task […]


The first piece created for Tok&Stok was the Ave Eva Ave bag, in 2011. Since then, other product collections have been developed. In 2014, six collections were released at the same time and Joana Lira began officially to be part of the partners designers of […]


The partnership with L´Occitane started in 2011 with packing and material of communication of Vitória-Régia Collection for the new branding of L´Occitane group, L´Occitane au Brésil, which celebrates the Brazilian biodiversity. The packaging of soap collection Água de Coco was released in 2014 and received […]


Creation of Collections Pássaro com Amor and Folha, in partnership with Dalle Piagge, factory handmade Encaustic tiles, 2015 . To order:

Dalle Piagge Encaustic Tiles

Liveliness, enthusiasm and Brazilian spirit are some of the features present in the partnership started in August 2015 between Joana Lira and Branco, company specialized in wallpaper. The patterns Barroco, Mandacaru, Pirâmide, Maracatu, Nuvem and Revoada Have already been developed, besides six large panels.

Branco Wallpaper

Creation of 30 illustrations for the nacional campaign Nossas Diferenças Fazem a Diferença from Banco do Brasil, used in the whole country in 2008 and 2009.

Banco do Brasil

Creation of visual identity for Nationals Parks Sete Cidades (PI), Ubajara (CE), Serra das Confusões (PI) and Jericoacoara (CE), 2014. Project in partnership with the architect Manoela Machado and the designer Tacio Ferraz.


Creation of de 53 illustrations for As Metas do Plano Nacional de Cultura published by Ministry of Culture, 2012


Creation of visual identity and scenography for Visitors Centers of 6 states parks in Alto do Ribeira region, in São Paulo: Ilhabela, Ilha do Cardoso, PETAR, Intervales, Carlos Botelho and Caverna do Diabo. This work was part of Ecotourism in Atlantic Rainforest Project, by São […]

States Parks of São Paulo

Creation of visual identity inspired by characters and folktales from Amazonia. Project in partnership with the designer Tacio Ferraz.

Frutos da Amazônia

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Joana Lira worked with painting over ceramics and porcelain from 1996 to 2006. In the beginnig, her biggest challenge was to find existing forms in the market and transform them in special pieces with her design painted. After seven years, she began to create her […]


In Joana Lira´s creation, the line is the great conductor of the scenes. Another important component of her drawing is the color that fills the trace. With Mergulho – imaginário para colorir for the first time Joana shares her creative process with the public, making […]


Trio Nordestino for São João visual identity, City Hall of Recife, 2009

São João

Criation of visual identity and scenography of the 69th Congress of the Brazilian Society of Dermatology, which took place in Recife, in 2014. Participation in the 11ª Bienal Brasileira de Design Gráfico. Project in partnership with the designer Tacio Ferraz and the architects Carlos Augusto […]

Dermato Recife 2014

Cover for Audi Magazine won the Pearl Awards in the category Best Use of Illustration, 2009

Trip Publishing

Publication Notas de Biblioteca 5, Secretary of Culture of the State São Paulo, 2013

Biblioteca Viva

Illustrations for the children and youth book Cordel Adolescente, Ó Xente!, by Silvia Orthof , 2012

FTD Publishing

Illustrations for the book O Palhaço e A Bailarina, by Antonio Carlos Viana e Sônia Maria Machado, 2007

Edelbra Publishing

Creation for visual identity for Movimento Boa Praça, paulista group who aims to mobilize people, companies, government and institutions to occupy and rehabilitate public spaces, in special squares of the city, giving back its first intention: recreation, leisure, debate and inclusion.

Movimento Boa Praça

Visual communication developed for the project that mobilized all the community surrounding of Parque Linear das Corujas, in Vila Beatriz, São Paulo, which proposes new uses for this public area. The project was idealized by the designer Carolina Férres (Café Urbano) and the architect Renata […]

Coruja Project

Participation in revitalization campaign of Square Éder Sader, in Vila Madalena, São Paulo. The action of regeneration had direct involvement of the community and support by private and public power, 2014.

Éder Sader Square

All works presented here are available for purchase. The fine art prints are signed, printed on 300g cotton paper and have a print run of 100 units for each format. The drawings are all original. The technical and size information are specified next to each […]