We are Salva and Nuria, vocational graphic designers and curiosity lovers. Our projects’ spirit strives to entertain and to live in a bohemian, modern and cultural environment through a subtle provocation. Even if it doesn’t look that way, we make brands.

Philosophy

Our studio is specialized in the packaging and brand development sector in areas that cover cosmetics, food and fashion, to its whole implementation in any kind of media. We consider ourselves to be a design boutique, where every project is a tailored suit. We base ourselves on cultural and popular icons in order to bring brands to life, so they live for more time, without forgetting about their special care and visual appeal.

We are specialized in

1 Consulting and brand strategy
2 Concept development and naming
3 Art direction (Photography, video, storytelling…)
4 Visual identity design
5 Implementation and Final Art
6 Implementation in digital media
7 Packaging design
8 Editorial design
9 Taking care of the brand day by day

Salva García-Ripoll (1980). Visual Arts and Communication Graduate at Tractor Arts School, he started his career in local studios and as a freelance after working for La Cía in Madrid, a packaging and branding company where he worked for popular national brands. He comes back to Cádiz to work as a designer at Ideólogo, alongside Pedro Álvarez, design-father Milton Glaser’s student at the New York School of Visual Arts.

At the same time, he receives composition classes from artist Rafael Casado, who studied with Madrilenian Scene painter Guillermo Pérez Villalta. He does several workshops with designer Pati Núñez at her Barcelona studio in order to learn from her work methodology. In 2010, he opens the studio Salvartes Design, to work on Identity and Packaging from a different approach that includes cultural concepts. In 2013, he starts to teach at the University of Cádiz in various Master degrees.

Self-introduction

A meal  Italian food
A drink  Ribera del Duero
An object  Jasmine-essence candle
A city  Mexico / Jerez
A designer  Pati Nuñez / Massimo Vignelli
A typography  Escrow / Helvética
A Pantone©  Yellow C
A writer  Juan José Millás
A book 1984 (George Orwell)
A singer/band  The Beatles
A CD Pájaros mojados (Quique González)
A movie Back to the Future II (Robert Zemeckis)
A film director Woody Allen
Next destination París
Last discovery BodyBalance & Yoga

Núria López (1992). Specialized in typography, branding and the use of design as a social tool. Each project is developed with a special attention to detail, creating its own language and discourse. Vocational enthusiast, she has always combined her great involvement in projects with a non-stop need to continue learning while she waters cactus and flowers.

She collaborates in various collaborate in media focused on spreading design such as Fontown or Cultier, among others. Thanks to her projects, Núria participated as a new talent at the Selected Europe Inspiration (Bilbao) or the International Typography Congress (Valencia). Currenly, In addition to being a partner of ADG-FAD and a management board member of the Col·legi Oficial de Disseny Gràfic, she combine her work as a graphic designer with teaching, as a master’s lecturer in graphic design and digital environments at La Basad, School of Art & Design.

Self-introduction

A meal  Poke Hawaiano
A drink  Bliss
An object  The Philosopher’s Stone
A city Republic of San Serriffe, lost in the middle of the Indian Ocean
A designer  Paula Scher / Stefan Sagmeister
A typography  HK Grotesk
A Pantone©  Black C
A writer  José Saramago
A book Brave New World (Aldous Huxley)
A singer/band  Vetusta Morla
A CD The Wall (Pink Floyd)
A movie Your name (Makoto Shinkai)
A film director Tim Burton
Next destination San Junipero
Last discovery  An island called Serifos