Lia Raquel Marques, an Angolan and Portuguese designer and artist, with a BA in Textile Design and an MA Design Products from the Royal College of Art.

Her work explores to historical and cultural facts, focusing usually on her life experiences and her homeland creating a dialogue between function and forgotten cultural narratives. Within her practice she aims to create material and descriptive language through which her objective is to rethink cultural traditions and narratives regarding artefacts.

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Design Products, Royal College of Art, 2018-2021

Textile and Surface Design, Buckinghamshire New University, 2013-2017

Foundation in Art and Design,
De Montfort University, UK, 2012-2013


‘New Contracts’, Brompton Design District, LDF 2021, 09/2021

‘Grelhas’, Courtyard Gallery, WIP Show, 02/2020

Courtyard Gallery, The Exhibitionist, 10/2019

Surface and Material Show 2017, “Surface & Materials Hub”, 10/2017

MoOD Brussels, Innovation Platform, 09/2017

London Design Festival, Unique Platform & Surface Matter, 09/2017