Paloma Avila

Art Director

Madrid, Spain
Graphic designer, art director, and entrepreneur.

Founder of her own creative studio called Half & Twice, Paloma also hosts Ladies, Wine & Design in Madrid, collects beautifully designed products, which she later photographs and showcases on her inspirational blog The Garret, interviews a bunch of people she admires, and tries to get involved in as many side projects, collaborations, and networking opportunities as possible.

Services include: art direction, branding, graphic design, websites (Squarespace Specialist), social media campaigns, digital and print collaterals.

Work Experience

Half & Twice

Founder and Art Director

March 2016 - Present Madrid, Spain


Art Director and Graphic Designer

Freelance Art Director & Designer based in Madrid, Spain working with clients worldwide.
January 2013 - Present Spain

Showu Studio

Art Director

October 2014 - January 2015 Madrid, Spain


Graphic Designer

March 2014 - May 2014 Madrid, Spain

Fire Energy

Graphic and Web Designer

May 2012 - October 2012 Madrid, Spain

Zunder Collective

Founder, Co-Editor, Designer

February 2012 - September 2014 Spain


School Of Visual Arts (SVA)

Continuing Education Course, Editorial Design

January 2013 - May 2013 New York, New York, United States

School Of Visual Arts (SVA)

Continuing Education Course, Typeface Design

January 2013 - May 2013 New York, New York, United States

Escuela De Arte 10

Graphic Design, Bachelor’s equivalent

October 2008 - February 2012 Madrid, Spain

Aula Creactiva

Web Design Master Course

July 2011 - September 2011 Madrid, Spain


Digital Photography Course

October 2010 - February 2011 Madrid, Spain

I.E.S. Conde De Orgaz

High School Diploma in Art

October 2005 - June 2007 Madrid, Spain


Spanish (Native),
English (Fluent),
Italian (Beginner),
French (Beginner),


Adobe Creative Suit 6, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Photoshop LightRoom, Analytics , CMS, CSS, Detail Oriented, HTML, Keynote , Mac OS, Self Starter, SEO, Typography Sense, Use Of Color, Ux, Web Usability,