Manuel Ridocci → Art director and Visual artist with a background on graphic design and photography. He currently manages his boutique design studio between London and Madrid. He specialises in art direction, branding and visual identity, photography, editorial and spatial design in the fields of fashion, art, culture and hospitality. The main interest in his creative work is finding the right balance between elegance and functionality both conceptually and aesthetically across all print and digital platforms. He studied at Central Saint Martins in London and IED and Escuela Superior de Diseño in Madrid. Also at ISIA-Werkplaats Summer School (Urbino) and Typography Summer School (London). Before setting up his own studio he has been working during more than ten years in many agencies and design studios such as Pentagram, DesignStudio, Hotel Creative or MOX in London and Superunion and Erretres in Madrid.
Selected clients → Nike, Ermenegildo Zegna, Adidas, Stella McCartney, Matadero Madrid, Burberry, Converse, Uniqlo, Nestlé, El Corte Inglés, Mango, Marion May Lingerie, Vice, Rolls-Royce, Amnesty International, Sony, Studio Banana, Colnaghi Gallery or Maria Goya
Teaching → Contemporary Typography, Art Direction and Design and Art Direction for Fashion at IED (Istituto Europeo di Design) and Miami Ad School in Madrid. Also a different variety of workshops such as Portfolio surgery or Printing methods. Please him know if you want to set up a workshop in your school or university worldwide. He teaches in English and Spanish.