Mikel Romero

GRAPHIC DESIGN AND ART DIRECTION SERVICES
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info@mikelromero.com (+34) 639 862 982
Carme 13 Entlo 1A,
08001 Barcelona, Spain
EXTENDED PORTFOLIO AND CV AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST.

Independent Graphic Designer and Art Director working on self-initiated and commissioned projects from Barcelona.

Specialized in typography-led design he works on disciplines ranging from visual identities, web design, brand strategies, art direction, printed design, exhibitions, editorial design, packaging and type design for both commercial and cultural brands, as well as big corporations and individuals.

In order to successfully meet the conceptual and formal needs of each project, he works in close collaboration with a selection of talented professionals from different fields.

With more than 8 years of experience, he worked as a senior designer and art director at Hey Studio for five years and as a junior designer at BD Barcelona Design for one year. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts from Barcelona University, and a Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Typography from EINA (Barcelona University School of Design and Art, attached to the UAB).

His work has been published in various international books and magazines like Gestalten, Indexbook, Printed Pages, Viction:ary, Visual Harmony or Neo 2 and it got featured in several prestigious digital publications such us Visual Journal, Visuelle, The Brand Identity, Hey Design, BP&O, Fonts in use, It’s Nice That, North East, among others. His work has been recognized by ADG-Laus awards in 2017 and 2018.

TEACHING
2014–PRESENT — IDEP, ESCOLA SUPERIOR D’IMATGE I DISSENY.
2013–PRESENT — SEEWAY, ESCOLA SUPERIOR DE DISSENY, ANIMACIÓ, COMUNICACIÓ DIGITAL I FOTOGRAFIA.

EXHIBITIONS
JUNY 2014, MUVIM, VALENCIA / OCTOBER 2014, MATADERO, MADRID. CADA LETRA CUENTA UNA HISTORIA. DISEÑO DE TIPOGRAFÍA EN ESPAÑA DESDE 1990. CURATED BY RAQUEL PELTA.

CLIENTS
Bibliotecas Públicas de Navarra, CCCB, Lola Mullen Love, Miriam Quevedo Cosmetics, NasferPrint, Orvay, Pepe Llaudet Studio, SouldOut Productions, Studio Ainhoa Nagore, Mucho.

Work for
Apple, Arrels Barcelona, Art Barcelona, ArtFad, CCCB, Coca Cola, Easy Light, ESPN Magazine, Estampaciones Fuerte, Estrella Damm, European Investment Fund, Fundación Joan Miró, Intentional, Jammy Yummy, Jeremy Maxwell Wintrebert, Jérôme de Gerlache, Joquer, Kosmopolis, M2Malletier, Listen (Tinder), Live Out Festival, MACBA, Nadie (Grupo Barceló), Nike (Mamba Day), Penguin Random House, Phaidon, Sophie Nguyen Architects, Taurus, The Wired Magazine, Uniqlo, Washingtonian Magazine, Wetransfer, among others.

Colophon
Development by Jonás Zamora. Photographies (1-4, 15-22, 28-34, 36 & 38) by Enric Badrinas, all rest by Mikel Romero. Orvay’s interiors design by Isern Serra. Oyvay’s illustration by Luis Mazón. Always grateful to Paula Sanchez & Eva Vesikansa for their constant support.