An unusual approach that balances the expressive force of design with the conceptual rigor of the best advertising

Aristu



Due his double profile as a graphic designer and creative director, Javier Aristu naturally balances the expressive force of graphic design with the conceptual rigor of the best advertising. This approach is quite unusual and provides a highly versatile and effective tool for a meaningful and powerful communication, beyond aesthetics and trends, that adds real value to any kind of brand, product or project

& Company


The work process involves the client from the first moment, because no one knows their brands or products better and because the objective is to develop a tailored project. 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

Contact


hola@aristu.com
Telecom +34 692 804 256

Larrabide 21
Pamplona 31005

Torrent de l’Olla 158
Barcelona 08012

Main Areas


Identity & Branding
Packaging
Posters & Covers
Editorial
Ad campaigns
Creative direction
Art direction
Web & Social media
Illustration
Motion & Video
Selected Clients



Brands & Companies


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

Cultural & Social Institutions


Ajuntament de Barcelona
Ayuntamiento de Madrid
C de C/Club de Creativos
FAD/Foment de les Arts i el Disseny
Fundación TPH/Trabajo para un Hermano
Photographic Social Vision
United Nations
WHAT/We Humans Are Together

Communication & Advertising Agencies


Tiempo BBDO
SCPF
Wunderman Thompson
Ogilvy & Mather
Villarrosàs
Alfil Negro Strategy
Smäll
McCann Erickson
Anomaly

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


‘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
Advertising Manager at CCCB/Center of Contemporary Culture of Barcelona


Press


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 CCCB/Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona 
Memberships



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


Teaching



Professor of Art direction at Barcelona School of Creativity

Professor of Art direction at Pompeu Fabra University

Mentor of PFC at Bau Design College of Barcelona

Professor of Graphic communication at Bau Design College of Barcelona

hola@aristu.com