Janaina Baxevani Art Director and Senior Designer | The Dots

Janaina Baxevani

Art Director and Senior DesignerLondon, United Kingdom
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Janaina Baxevani

Art Director and Senior DesignerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Janaina Baxevani is a multidisciplinary communication designer. She holds an FdA in Fine Art from Central Saint Martins, a BA(Hons) in Fashion Promotion: Public Relations from London College of Fashion, an MA in Graphic Branding from the University of the Arts London, and an MPhil in Communication Design from the University of Westminster. She has worked for clients including Christie’s, Sotheby’s, Vogue, and Harper’s Bazaar, and her greatest expertise revolves around the worlds of art and exhibition design. Janaina designs for purpose and her design work attempts to tell stories and create meaningful experiences. She has worked for Halcyon Gallery, producing identities for exhibitions, client fine art volumes and promoting contemporary artists such as Andy Warhol, Dale Chihuly, Lorenzo Quinn and Bob Dylan. Her works are research driven, through intelligent enquiry and evaluation, they create a framework for a deeper insight into graphic design and its future development. Alongside her professional work, she is currently conducting research at the Royal College of Art. This project, entitled ‘The Storytelling of The Old Master Paintings in the 21st Century’, explores means of communicating historical significance through smells. With her research, Janaina aims to show the potential of communication design practice to contribute towards history of art education, preservation of heritage and curatorial practice. #communicationdesigner #exhibitiondesigner #museums #fineart #publishing #bookdesign #graphicdesign #curation #artdirection #galleries #auctionhouse #arthistory #branding #aestheticdesign #researcher #luxuryart #printdesign #bespoke #luxury #artdirector
Work history
    Graphic designerRoyal Collection Trust
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    Freelance Graphic Designer for Royal Collection Trust Exhibitions department: WORK IN PROGRESS • Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing (exhibition graphics) • George IV: Art & Spectacle (logo design) • Victoria & Albert: Our Lives in Watercolour (facsimile design and production)
    Exhibition DesignerHalcyon Gallery
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
    As a Multi-disciplinary Designer, I have been given the opportunity to re-develop the visual communication for the gallery, push boundaries in design, design brand identities, marketing material, spaces and bespoke prestigious books (catalogues) for upcoming exhibitions. Recent projects include: Bob Dylan, Andy Warhol, Lorenzo Quinn, Dale Chihuly, Santiago Montoya, Old Masters acquisitions.
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  • Fashion
  • Events
  • Marketing PR
  • Visual Arts
  • Print Design
  • Art Direction
  • Design
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop
  • Graphic Design
  • Public Relations
  • Creative Strategy
  • Branding Identity Design
  • Communications and Media
  • Fragrance
  • Exhibition Branding
  • Exhibition Design
  • Museum Design
  • Cultural Heritage
  • Hospitality Design
  • Graphic Communication
  • Creative Art Direction
  • Foreign Languages
  • Website Creation
  • Social Media
  • Digital Design
    MRes Communication DesignRoyal College of Art
     - London, United Kingdom
    Investigating the ‘Storytelling of The Old Masters’ and exploring means of how to communicate the historical significance through graphic design. Introducing communication design practice as a contribution towards history of ar t education, preservation of heritage & curatorial practice.
    Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) in Visual CommunicationUniversity of Westminster
     - London, United Kingdom
    Investigating novel technological means of integrating the senses of smell & touch into the graphic design process: identity design, typography, packaging, and print design.
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    The New Old Masters CourseChristie's
    The History of Floris Perfumers CourseChristie's
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