CottonCity people tell their story in their unique way. We come to know Portugal when we breathe at its pace. When we see it through the eyes of those who know how unique it is. When we forever keep a part of it and, as such, make it part of us.

Ana Martins e Manuel Marques — CottonCity Lisbon Founders

Ana Martins has always worked in communication agencies helping to create brands. Now the time has come to create her own brand. Manuel Marques has celebrated 20 year of career as an actor and together they embrace this adventure of becoming entrepreneurs in the fashion industry. Their main purpose it´s to tell stories about Portugal and show how passionate they are about their country.



Pedro Lourenço, Illustrator

Illustrator and musician, Pedro Lourenço has drawn for communication agencies, record labels, music promoters and bands, while publishing his work in books, newspapers and magazines, such as «The New York Times», «The Village Voice» and «Rolling Stone». Born in 1976 in Lisbon, place where he still lives and works from.

You can see his work at



Sofia Martins, Graphic designer

Graphic designer with a work focus in branding, editorial and print, design areas that she approaches with an experimental mindset, while researching for graphic solutions, colours and typography. Stories told through visual concepts, always aiming for something unique, graceful and sophisticated.

You can see her work at


Luísa Carvalho, Copywriter

Copywriter with more than 20 years of experience in advertising; storyteller in leisure time; passionate about words since ever.


Tiago Fezas Vital, Photographer

Tiago worked in some of the major advertising agencies as a TV Producer. Tiago was proficient in supervising the post production phase of all projects, following up with agencies, report to the Executive Producer, secure a high-quality control of the post production work, secure the best environment for an efficient performance of the team and meet the deadlines.

Since 2016 Tiago became a freelancer photographer. You can see his work at



Maria Amorim, Graphic designer

Maria has been in advertising for over 20 years but her creative talent has turned up early. At leisure time we can always find her on the beach, with a boogie board nearby.


Thanks to

Svala Lind, Zé Luís, Sandra Almeida