Studio Agency

Since 2005 Aristu & Co develops both Design and Communication projects in the commercial, social or cultural field, trying to apply an invisible creativity that gives prominence to the message

Due to the double profile of Javier Aristu as graphic designer and creative director it successfully works both disciplines, sometimes separately and often in the same assignment because this dual approach allows to align the brand or product presence with its narrative, achieving more strength and coherence

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The work process involves the client from the first moment because no one knows their product better and the objective is to carry out a personalized project

Used to dealing with direct clients, but also with marketing and communication departments and even agencies, a flexible team allows to take on assignments of any type or size thanks to the regular association with other professionals, who join depending on the needs

Main Design Areas

Identity & Branding
Posters & Covers

Main Communication Areas

Print Campaigns
Audiovisual Campaigns
Art Direction
Creative Direction

Selected Clients

Brands & Companies

Aclara Lighting
Bacardi & Martini/Dewar’s
Barcelona Energia
Bodegas Ochoa
Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona CCCB
Chilevision/Festival Viña
Diageo/Justerini & Brooks
Distinto Films
El Corte Inglés
Fresh Sound Records
Fundación Telefónica
Grupo Planeta
La Fábrica
Penguin Random House

Cultural & Social 

Ajuntament de Barcelona
Ayuntamiento de Madrid
Club de Creativos c de c
Ediciones Enderiz
Foment Arts & Disseny FAD/ADG
Fundación TPH
Photographic Social Vision/Star Photobook Dummy Award
United Nations
We Humans Are Together WHAT

Communication & Advertising Agencies

Alfil Negro Strategy
McCann Erickson
Ogilvy & Mather
Sra Rushmore

Client Reviews

‘Direct and solid creative concepts together with a simple and powerful graphic formalization’
Olga Pérez Estrada
Communication Manager at Barcelona City Council

‘When I think of his work I think of something heavy, solid, profound, resounding, simple, indestructible. It is a very clear sensation, and very unusual. I think of Aristu and somewhere in my head Chillida appears. Also Japan’
Toni Segarra
Founder and Creative General Director of the advertising agency SCPF and the strategic consultancy Alegre Roca

‘Elegance in the manners, in disagreeing and accepting opinions, elegance in the final outcome: a campaign that contributed, no doubt, to exhibition on Stanley Kubrick being the success that was’
Susana Fernández Alonso
Communication Manager at Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona CCCB


Interview at Dopler, Argentinian design news agency, on the occasion of the membership in the Jury of El ojo de Iberoamérica

Interview in the book ADG Laus 2023, on the occasion of the Companies and Entities Award granted to the Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona CCCB


‘Specialization tends to limit the range of questions that concerns the specialist. A generalist learns from one specialist and from another, while neither of them has considered why something happens here and also there. So the generalist gets into more genuinely human issues, one could say than specifically cultural’

Joseph Campbell
Writer and Mythologist


Member of the Advisory Committee at Star Photobook Dummy Award, Barcelona

Member of the Jury at El ojo de Iberoamérica Awards, Buenos Aires

Member of the PFC Court at Eina School of Art and Design, Barcelona

Member of the Jury at c de c Spanish Creativity Yearbook, Madrid

Member of the Board of Directors at ADG/FAD, Barcelona

Member of the Jury at Laus Awards, Barcelona


Professor of Art Direction at Barcelona School of Creativity

Professor of Art Direction at Pompeu Fabra University

Mentor of Final Degree Project at Bau Design College of Barcelona

Professor of Graphic Communication at Bau Design College of Barcelona