Marina is a graphic designer and film-maker with an MA in Graphic Design from the Royal College of Art.
Before joining Pentagram, Marina was head creative director for Wolff Olins in London where she was responsible for major identity schemes including Tate, Southbank Centre, Schaulager Museum in Basel, Beeline (Russian Telecom), Oi (Brazil’s largest Telecom) and more recently the new Oxfam brand identity. Marina was also part of the team that created the new brand for Macmillan Cancer support.
Marina’s films have been shown at Fondation Cartier in Paris, the ICA in London and various prestigious film festivals including Clermont Ferrand and Rotterdam Film Festival. Amongst others, she made “Exposed”, a film to introduce the exhibition of Richard Rogers at the Pompidou Centre and the Design Museum.
Marina has been an external examiner at the Royal College of Art and was nominated for the AGI (Alliance Graphique Internationale) the most prestigious graphic design association in the world. She has been a member of the D&AD jury 4 times.
Awards include best Brazilian short film at the São Paulo Film Festival, 2004, Best British Promotional Film at Promex 2000, Grand Prix for Oi at the 2002 Design Effectiveness Awards and Gold for Macmillan 2007.