Graphitons is a design atelier founded and run by Marina Colell Salarich, based between the Netherlands and Barcelona. Delivering typographic excellence and creative coherence to clients from all over the world, with a commitment to ethos, clear communication and care.

Services

Editorial design

— Magazines, book covers & layout. Art direction and design

Album covers

— Art direction + creative formats for musicians and bands

Websites

— Portfolio & services, creative code

Branding

— Visual identities for individuals, products, services and projects.

Visuals

— Imagery & visual communication for events, festivals, concerts and fun stuff. Online & offline.


About Marina

I have a knack for unraveling what’s tangled and finding clarity: be it words, concepts or images. I speak fluent Catalan, Spanish and English, quite some Dutch and a little bit of German.

Teaching

I’m a Masters and Postgraduate design teacher at BAU University in Barcelona. I teach History of Graphic Design,Typography, Editorial and Branding to students from all over the globe in the Masters in Graphic Communication + the Postgraduate degree in Digital Contents Creation. I've also taught Graphic Design to A-Level students in Brockwood Park School in England and at the Sax Sala Center in Catalonia.

Recognition

— Golden award Gaudeamus PROJECTA, a national award by the the Official Association of Graphic Designers in Catalonia.

— Finalist at Premio Crema prize contest, for emerging talents in graphic design.

— High Potential at the Art Directors Club of Europe.

Talks

Speaker at design festival Blanc | Speaker at Art Directors Club of Europe | Interviewed in Betevé TV | Interviewed in Cadena SER radio station | Featured in 9Nou Newspaper | Speaker at: GRADA Graphispag / MovistarCenter / Taula de Cultura de St. Esteve / BAU Master Oficial en Investigación y Experimentación / Universidad Europea de Madrid

Words from clients

"I choose to work with Marina for her creative excellence. As a designer, Marina is an ingenious queen creating forms that elevate contents to other dimensions. Marina's creative body is an explosion of possibilities. Without Marina's work, there are many layers of the content that would not reach you. Her creativity in building the visual world of 'Momento Boom' has been key for the book to fully express itself."

Mercedes Boronat, about the design process of her book 'Momento Boom'

"Your sensitivity matched perfectly with ours, and with our needs, Marina. Your work is astonishing and your creativity has no limit! You've created something that surpasses and improves what we were expecting. I'm deeply grateful. Thanks thanks thanks!"

Marçal Castán, from Psientive

"Marina is an extraordinary artist with a very valuable ability: she’s ahead of you and makes you discover things about your project that you didn’t even know. She’s got that kind of quantum wisdom. It’s marveling how she detects the essence of projects and how that enables her to communicate them in excellence."

Elena Tarrats, from her personal website & album Alexandræ

Clients

Universal Music Spain | La Nueva Carne Magazine | Keep Moving Method | Judit Neddermann | Fuego Camina Conmigo | Elena Tarrats | In the Creative Transition | Mercedes Boronat | Bru Ferri | Mercè Soler | Nidart | Can Bonamic & many more.

Collaborators

Web/app development
― Anna Franques
― Oropéndola

Photography
― Montse Capdevila
Oriol Cervantes
Elisenda Fontarnau

Illustration & Lettering
― Núria Pagès
Luciano Fasan
Adri Bartolomé

Architecture & Interior Design
― Sauras Garriga

Copywriting / Proofreading / Translation
― Anna Carbonell

Hair & Makeup artist
― Sandra Martín

Bookbinding
― Mercè Soler

Design backup / Collabs
― Mar Bonet
― Bitflow Studio
― Núria Vila