Working Medium: Silkscreens
Gregori was born in Barcelona in 1968. His professional career started in advertising at BDDP·Target as a junior copywriter. Afterwards, he worked in four more agencies as creative director: Pongiluppi & Guimaraes, Valverde/De Miquel, J.Walter Thompson and Lorente Euro RSCG.
In 2003, he went freelance to explore other disciplines like direction, illustration and design. As director he was selected by MTV for the MTV Load Project (2005), selected director by RESFEST 2005 (By Design section), selected as one of the 10 Best New Directors by WEBCUTS BERLIN (2005) and also prized as Best Director by BD4D (By Designers For Designers) in 2006. His video work has been exhibited and showcased in several festivals like Prixars (France, 2005), LOOP (Spain, 2005), Square Eyes Festival (The Netherlands, 2006), DiBa (Spain, 2009) and it is part of the permanent collection at the Austin Digital Art Museum (USA).
As an illustrator, Gregori Saavedra´s artwork has been published in numerous magazines including Dazed & Confused and Time. In 2007, the curators of ILLUSTRATIVE, selected him as one of the most relevant illustrators worldwide. In 2009, UNESCO granted its CODE prize to Gregori Saavedra as one of the 20 best illustrators of the year.
Gregori is now living and working in London.