Graphic designer, pianist, and mother of two grown sons, Priscilla Ann Goslin was born near Sand Lake, Minnesota. She has made Rio her home for more than forty years. Aside from her years in Rio de Janeiro, Priscilla has lived in London, New Jersey, São Paulo, San Francisco and Los Angeles.

Priscilla is partner and creative director at S/2M2, a design studio specializing in interactive design, as well as founder and director of Livros TwoCan, a boutique publishing house. Prior to S/2M2, she worked as senior art director for a large Brazilian ad agency and founded DesignCorp, providing design services focused on corporate identity and collateral print design.  

Currently in its 35th printing and fifth edition, the first two editions of How to be a Carioca sold over 100,000 copies, receiving extensive national and international media coverage, including TIME magazine, Travel & Leisure, The New York Times, the Washington Post, National Geographic Traveller, and Readers Digest, as well as television interviews such as Prime Time with Diane Sawyer and Anthony Bourdain: A Cook’s Tour, among others. Priscilla was interviewed by Michael Palin for the BBC series Brazil with Michael Palin, which aired worldwide in December 2012.

Priscilla Ann Goslin lives in Rio de Janeiro.


Author photo by Marcelo Tabach for Caras Magazine



Book photo by Ricardo Elkind - Shopping Rio Sul campaign - Agência Salles
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