Astrid Stavro was born in Trieste, Italy and studied graphic design at Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design (BA Hons, First Class) and The Royal College of Art (MA) in London, graduating with Distinction. She is a member of Alliance Graphique Internationale (AGI).
Prior to founding Atlas with Pablo Martín, Stavro directed the award winning Astrid Stavro Studio for ten years in Barcelona. She has an international reputation for idea-driven graphic design across every discipline, applied with exquisite typographic sensibility and rigorous attention to detail.
Stavro’s wide-ranging expertise encompasses the design of books, magazines, brand identities, printed matter, exhibition design, signage, way-finding systems and packaging. She lectures all over the world and has chaired and judged some of the most prestigious global design competitions. Her work has been recognized with more than 200 international design awards.
She occasionally writes for some of the top international design Journals. Between 2014 to 2017, Stavro was the Design Director of Elephant magazine, helping to raise the title to international acclaim. In 2018 she joined Pentagram as a Partner.
External links: designbyatlas.com / pentagram.com