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 culturalenvironment through a subtle provocation. Even if it doesn’t look that way, we make brands.
We are specialized in:
1 Conceptual development
3 Art Direction
4 Visual Identity Design
5 Implementation and Final Artwork
7 Photographic Art Direction
8 Editorial Design
9 Implementation in Digital Media
10 Consulting and Brand Strategy
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.
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.
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.
Her training comes from Jerez Arts School, a public centre that worked as a platform for her to 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). Currently, she is a member at the ADG-FAD of Barcelona and at the Col·legi Oficial de Disseny Gràfic of Catalonia.
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