Born in Lisbon (1993). She graduated in Industrial Design at ESAD.CR (2014) where she completed also her MA in Product Design. Along with this, Rita participated in the Glassblowing Course at CENCAL – Centro de Formação Profissional na Indústria de Cerâmica, Marinha Grande (2013) and the Pottery Course at CENCAL, Caldas da Rainha (2014). She spent eight months in Wroclaw, Poland, where she took a course in Creative Ceramics, at the Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Art and Design. In her work process, Rita uses narrative as a path leading to the object´s construction and seeks innovation through carefully observing its context. Her great interest in working with ceramics is due to the quality of the material as a communication interface.