To make sure, that when we begin to develop the idea that came up after investigating thousands of options, has a future…
Helena de Lara
Degree in Fine Arts from the University of Barcelona. She completed her formation in Management of Cultural Projects Post-Degree at UOC and other specific courses related to graphic design. She began her professional career as a high jewelry designer at Art Natura, S.A. Later on, she worked as an art director at Nou Estudi, Teamwork and Nivell Gràfic, companies affiliated with advertising agencies such as Saatchi & Saatchi Healtcare, Ogilvy and Art Comunicació. In 2009 she joined Girafa as a partner.
She studied Graphic Design at Llotja (Escola Superior de Disseny i Art), Master of Interactive Communication at UAB (1995) and Handmade Printing and Artistic Dyes at Llotja. She began her career as a freelance, designing interactive applications and websites interfaces, working with companies such as Nexe, Asterisc, Magma3, Indra, Sowre Consulting, Ideoart, AdVisual… and carry out workshops at LCI Barcelona (FD Moda). In 2012, she joined Girafa team. Her dreams are colors, forms, tags, @ #cccc00 <h1> <!–> <font>… Every project is a challenge, searching expressivity in a website or printing work.
Graphic designer and art director with a large communication experience. She tasted all the ways a graphic designer can work: prestigious design studios (Peret Associats, Morillas), multinational and local advertising agencies (RMG Connect, Innuo), and freelance. Now, she is working with good friends sharing studio, coffee, courses and lots of hours of work. Lover of good design, the design that makes life and communication easier to people, the design that takes care of those small detail for transmitting clear ideas and messages.
Expressing herself through her drawings is her biggest passion. She remembers when being a child, spending days drawing while her friends were playing in front of her home. After finishing school, she started studies in Fashion Design, and an Illustration post degree. However, since she was 5, she’d been always taking different drawing courses. Right now, she is working on various illustration projects, collaborates with Girafa, and takes part in some illustration exhibitions.