Daniela is Founder & Creative Director at STUDIO MINERVA
Her aim is always to produce brand building, innovative and sales driven design. She is very passionate and enthusiastic about design and constantly thrives for excellence. She believes that brands aren’t just for buying they’re for feeling. With the hands, the eyes and the heart.
During her career she has won many awards including: D&AD (2001, 2002); Design Effectiveness (2000, 2007); NY Festival (2001, 2002, 2006); Wine & Spirit International (2001 Gold and Overall Winner, 2004, 2005 Gold); Communication Arts 2006 Award of Excellence; and Scottish Design Awards 2006 Chairman’s Award; Gold at the NY Festival 2008, and a Gold for Design Effectiveness in 2008 and 2013. Daniela’s latest additions for 2014 include: Design Week First Place; The Dieline First Place; NYC Festivals Finalist; Luxury Packaging Awards shortlisted. All for Penhaligon's Christmas tin boxes.
Daniela has been fortunate to work on some of the world’s biggest & best iconic brands which include: Bacardi, Budweiser, Mars, Waitrose, Courvoisier, Cockburn’s, The Macallan, Remy Martin Louis Xlll, OtimaPort, Rimmel London, Unilever, Jameson, Dulux,, Penhaligons, L'artisan Parfumeur, Space NK.
Jura & Half Hitch.
Daniela Graduated from Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College in 1996 with a BA Hons degree in graphic design. After graduating, Daniela joined Lewis Moberly where she worked for three years. In 1999, she joined Design Bridge as a designer and left in 2007 as a creative team head. In 2008 she became a Creative Director at Interbrand London. In January 2010-2014 Daniela was Creative Director at jkr. Daniela founded STUDIO MINERVA with her Strategy partner, SILAS AMOS in December 2014.