Nuno Pinheiro (artist)

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Nuno Pinheiro
Born 1977
Residence Vila Real, Portugal
Nationality Portugal
Occupation UI designer
Employer Klarälvdalens Datakonsult AB
Known for KDE UI designer and Oxygen coordinator
Website nuno-icons

Nuno Pinheiro is a Portuguese graphic designer and illustrator. He specializes in iconography, themes and user interface design. Nuno's works include general illustrations, UI design, web design, corporate design as well as other works in creative areas. He is known in Linux circles for his work in the Oxygen Project where he is the current coordinator.[1][2][3][4] In an interview with Libre Graphics magazine, he has explained the history of the Oxygen Project and how it developed into a design platform with 2000+ icons, wallpapers, sound effects and window styles.[5] His computer art is used on KDE computer platforms worldwide.

The cloud desktop eyeOS uses work by Nuno Pinheiro extensively.


Nuno started as a civil engineer, but soon after leaving university he started working on icon design. He was responsible for the Crystal icon set that can be seen in the open suite. He worked at Suse where he started to work on Oxygen Project, after leaving Suse he moved on to continue his work on Oxygen. He currently works for Klarälvdalens Datakonsult AB (KDAB) as a UI designer.


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