About the Studio

We are design studio founded in London in 2012 operating from Poblenou Barcelona since 2016. Run by Irene Gavaldà and James Gilpin, their combined sense of aesthetics and understanding of making gives the company its sense of direction. Working across projects incorporating graphic design, spaces and objects. We have worked for clients such as The Royal Academy in London, Puig perfumes and Ajuntament de Barcelona.

IRENE GAVALDA

Educated in Barcelona at Escola Massana, Irene has spent time as a graphic and window display designer In London. Later she became Creative Director for international fashion brands in the UK and the Middle East. Now she heads up the design studio here in Barcelona directing work specialising in the development of bespoke packaging projects for our clients.

JAMES GILPIN

Graduating from the Royal College of Art, London in 2010, James has spent time as Creative Director and Interactive Designer and fabricator. He founded the design studio and fabrication workshop in 2012 bringing together the designing and making processes. He works as design tutor and incorporates his research practice into client projects for the studio.