Cristina Taverner, PhD

Academic Director

PhD cum laude in Design from the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Lisbon.
Founder of Taverner Design studio. Design Consultancy.
Professor of the Undergraduate Degrees in Design and Industrial Design Engineering, the Master’s Degree in Design and Product Development, and Study Abroad.
TFG tutor.

Bachelor in Arts, University of Southampton (UK) & Product Design by the University School of Design and Engineering Elisava, Master in Product Design by the UPC, Postgraduate in Management IESE-Harvard, Postgraduate in Research and Management of Design by ISEC, Portugal.

Founder of Taverner Studio of design consultancy since 2008. Co-founder of the design studio Magma Design in 1996, she has developed her career as a designer-consultant through the collaboration and development of multidisciplinary projects with companies such as Antonio Puig, Renfe, Repsol and Werfen Group, HP, among others.

In Elisava, she has been working as a design professor since 1996 in the areas of innovation, management, product and packaging, both in degrees and Master’s degrees.

Tutor and Manager of different workshops with companies such as GB Foods, Danone, B. Braun, Phillips Design -Home-, 3D Food Printer-FOODINI, etc. currently serves as Academic Director.

In 2017 she joined the TGRAF Center ISEC Lisbon as a collaborating researcher. International Center for Studies and Research in Graphic Technology and Scientific Communication of the ISEC Lisbon.