Fernando Brízio was born in Angola, studied Design in Lisbon, city where he lives and works. He has developed products for industry, limited series, exhibitions, scenarios and spaces for companies and organizations, such as Droog Design, Amorim Cork, Experimenta Design, Nike, Adidas, Authentics, Fábrica Bordallo Pinheiro, Il Coccio, Arena Ensemble, O Som e a Fúria, Museu de Serralves, Cristina Guerra Contemporary Art, Galerie Kreo, among others.
His work has been exhibited and published internationally, and is sometimes developed independently, diluting disciplinary boundaries.
Brízio has been teaching at ESAD.CR since 1999, where he conceived and coordinated several courses in the territories of product and space design. He was a professor at the Faculty of Fine Arts Lisbon-UL and a visiting professor at several schools such as ECAL – École Cantonale d’Art in Lausanne, HFG – Karlsruhe University of Art Design, and FCSH at Universidade Nova de Lisboa. He has participated in juries and lectures in Portugal and abroad. He was curator of several projects and exhibitions, including SCool Ibérica and Paradisaea Lux Frágil 20 anos. His works are part of the permanent collection of MUDE – Museum of Design and Fashion in Lisbon, and IMA – Indianapolis Museum of Art, among other collections. Currently, besides continuing to make projects, he is a researcher at Lida – Laboratory in Design and Arts of the Polytechnic of Leiria and at the College of Arts of the University of Coimbra.