MEET THE DESIGNER
Ana Romero is a visual artist, product and surface designer.
Born in Lisbon, Portugal, she graduated in Communication Design from the College of Fine Arts of the University of Lisbon and specialized in developing prints for the fashion and surface design markets.
First establishing herself as a textile designer in New York, she had her designs used by many brands in swim and sportswear, womenswear, stationary and gifts, furnishing fabrics, packaging and more.
Ana Romero also exhibited her work in the industry's major events and sold her designs to an extensive range of clients: Paperchase, Rip Curl, Lee Jeans, Macy's, Park and Ronen, Nicole Miller, Rebecca Taylor, Dolce Vita, Aeropostale, Crate and Barrel, PilyQ, TJ MAXX, American Silk, IZOD, Beals, Garnet Hill, Champions and many more.
The staple of Ana Romero's work is her unique use of color. Renowned for producing optical and kaleidoscopic designs in her vibrant signature style, she strives to produce fashion-forward designs that mix innovative concepts with a timeless graphic expression. Her work's influences span from optical and modern art to the work of artists such as Bridget Riley, Frank Stella, Andy Warhol and Victor Vasarely.
"I tell color stories. In my work color speaks louder than words."
- Ana Romero
Born from her desire to sublimate her signature style into everyday objects, Ana Romero launched her eponymous brand in NY in 2012. Other standout achievements include an exclusive collection for Barneys New York, becoming an associated artist of the Metropolitan Orchestra of Lisbon, a partnership with luxury stationery brand Fine&Candy presented at Harrods in London (2014), a feature of her work on Gossip Girl and collaborations with Anthropologie, as well as with Kerástase Paris in Portugal.
Ana Romero travels the world with her husband and currently lives in Geneva, Switzerland.