Hello! I’m Riccardo Cristino, a proudly indipendent graphic designer and illustrator based in Italy. Design strategy and creative direction are my specialities. As a freelancer i work with companies, agencies, startups and individuals all over the galaxy and i love taking on freelance projects that drive my interest. My mission is to provoke and inspire, in short, i’m about getting the right people to the right thing at the right time. I listen actively and i’m always learning.
I believe that design is fundamentally a problem solving exercise that can be applied to any sector, discipline or media. I inspire like-minded clients, adding value and enabling them to achieve their objectives with my creatively grounded thinking.
In a always-on connected world you need a special kind of studio to deliver the right experience for your audience creating an emotional connection. Sometimes this will look like a traditional advert, sometimes a shortfilm, an article, a game or a real world experience.
Utilizing graphic design, art direction, image making, moving image, and typography, I help you to communicate, tell your story or grow your brand with contemporary, thoughtful design. I am a brand and design consultancy inspired by culture and place.
Creative design, Brand’s identity design, Logo design, Business card design, Logo type treatment, Brochure design, Posters, Cover-art, Catalogues, Flyer design, Letterhead, Stationary, Postcards, Product packaging and print design (cd/dvd), Advertisement graphics, Magazine editing and production, T-Shirts, Banners, Illustrations (Handcrafted or with my Mac), Lay-out production, Photo editing, Web design.
Books, newspapers, magazines, online publications and other media. Each type of publications has a different aesthetic and set of concerns. As an editorial designer I know contemporary trends, have skills in programs such as InDesign and be able to work on a deadline.
Just like your personal identity makes you uniquely you, your brand identity is the special sauce of your business that sets you apart from every others Inc. on the block. And your brand identity design? It’s what shapes your company.
An illustration is a decoration, interpretation or visual explanation of a text, concept or process, designed for integration in published media, such as posters, flyers, magazines, books, teaching materials, animations, video games and films.
Creating women's, men's and children's apparel. This might include sportswear, maternity wear, outerwear, underwear, formalwear, eyewear and footwear or also accessory design like belts, scarves, hats, handbags and hosiery.
Riccardo is an italian graphic designer and illustrator. His main business is helping client to stand out and obtain more visibility with advertising. After living in cities such as Milan, London, Amsterdam and Tenerife working with customers and international brands, now he enjoys traveling as inspiration for his varied and experimental work.
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