Alvaro is a London-based graphic designer and art director, and has lived and worked in the UK since 2009. Specialised in brand identity, editorial design and digital design, Alvaro has worked with museums, non-profits, and state institutions, as well as big business.

Experience

Freelance
London 2016 – Current

Appetite
Medium size branding consultancy
London 2011—2016, full time
Key projects include taking the design lead on the Leeds Alumni magazine and Trapoil.

StudioMakgill
Small branding and design Studio
Brighton 2010, full time
Key projects include brand identities for Good Energy and Stepping Stone, and the initial design concepts for Boxpark Shoreditch.

The studio of Fernando Gutiérrez
London 2009—2010, freelance
Key projects include editorial design for Prado Museum and photographer
Thomas Struth.

BaseDesign
Medium design agency
Barcelona 2007—2009, full time
Key projects include editorial design Francisco Godia Foundation and and Caixa Catalunya, as well as brand identity for Milanese architecture firm Piarch.

Freelance
Website design for OSS (project run
by Inter American Bank of Development).

Education

Winchester School of Art
University of Southampton
[BA First Class Honours in Design] 2002—2006

Elisava
Barcelona School of Design
and Engineering
2002—2006

Exhibitions

Dissertation (A critique of consumerism in museums)
Museum of Fine Arts Castelló
2007

Homage to Adrian Frutiger
2nd International Type Congress of Valencia
2008

Homage to Crous Vidal
3rd International Type Congress of Valencia
2010

Conference presentations

Typography, Volume & Space
2nd International Type Congress of Valencia
2008