Sebastian Guerrini is a Designer in Visual Communication (Argentina), a graduate in Communication Technologies (Netherlands), and a Doctor of Philosophy in Communication and Image Studies at the University of Kent (England). He was born in Argentina in 1965.
His area of specialty is the analysis and design of Institutional and Corporate Communication. He has carried out the image and identity design in Latin America, United States, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Ireland, England, Iceland, Denmark, Switzerland, Belgium, Germany, Turkey, Russia, Emirates, and China.
He has also developed projects for Amnesty International, International Federation of Organic Movements, Green Building Council, UNICEF, UNESCO, CLACSO, and the United Nations, among others. In 2008 he won the international competition to design the image of the Organic World Foundation (Bonn, Germany), and in 2009 the competition for the design of the slogan and logo for the Argentine Pavilion in the Frankfurt Book Fair, for which Argentina was host country in 2010.
Author of the graphical version of the Argentine National Emblem, Sebastian also designed the brand of CONICET, the image of the Museum of Natural Sciences of Argentina, and the visual identity of the nation’s Presidency, Ministries and Secretaries of State. Recently, the logo he designed for FIBA (the International Theatre Festival of Buenos Aires) colorfully adorned the streets of Buenos Aires.
He is currently teaching and tutoring students in the Master’s Degree of Design and Communication at Escola Elisava, and giving seminars at Blanquerna (Barcelona, Spain). Articles about his work were published in Mexico, the United States, Canada, South Africa, Japan, China, Australia, England, Italy, and Germany. ICOGRADA and AIGA have published his writings. Aside from his Studio http://www.guerriniisland/, you can read a collection of his thoughts on design and identity at http://www.sebastianguerrini.com/and his Ph.D. Thesis at http://www.guerriniisland.com/the-island/sebastian-guerrini/www.designingnationality.com
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