Strategic Partnership Director
Bernardo is a Venezuelan-born-and-raised designer, art director, and educator based in Philadelphia, and the principal of This Makes Me Happy, a design studio focusing on branding, typography and patterns. His international experience covers local nonprofits, small businesses, cultural institutions, national activist campaigns, and international entertainment groups, and his work has been recognized both in the USA and abroad.
Bernardo holds an MFA in Graphic and Interactive Design from Temple University’s Tyler School of Art and a certificate of Typeface Design from Cooper Union. In addition to running a professional design practice and personal design projects, he is an adjunct teacher, and the host of This Makes Me Happy, a podcast about people and what makes them happy.