Samba’s Lexicon project was made by four people. Learn more about their work through the links below:


Lucas Marchesini

Data Journalist

Lucas Marchesini is a data journalist with ten years of experience. He graduated in Social Communication at the University of Brasília. He started his professional career at Valor Econômico, where he remained for seven years. Today he works at Metrópoles. He has a MSc in Computational and Data Journalism from Cardiff University. He likes working with data so much that he does it even in his spare time.

Vítor Marques

Developer & UX Designer

Vítor Marques is a product designer and front-end developer, interested in projects that involve visual, interactive and technological experiments. Graduated in design at the University of Brasília, he currently works as a freelancer at the design studio Grande Circular. In his (few) free hours, he tries to play the guitar or the pandeiro.

Diego Justino


Diego Justino is a freelance designer and is also in the communication team of District Deputy Fábio Felix. He is black, peripheral and has a degree in design from the University of Brasilia. He develops activist authorial works in the fight for racial and social equality. Multidisciplinary designer, with branding, editorial and motion design being his main areas of commercial activity.

Nei Valente


Nei Valente is a graphic designer with a degree in Social Communication from the University of Brasilia. He specializes in visual identity, art direction and packaging. Outside his job he always tries to experiment with other visual ways of telling stories, including mainly photography and collage.