Danica Ricciardi is a graphic designer and illustrator living and working in Cape Town, South Africa.
In 2011, Danica graduated with a BTech in
Visual Communication Design from the Cape Peninsula University of Technology.
Immediately upon graduating, Danica commenced her design career in advertising and having spent three years at Radar Advertising, she spent the next few years honing her craft at a selection of Cape Town’s leading boutique design studios.
At the end of 2019, Danica decided to pursue a freelance career, focusing on collaborating with a small roster of clients for whom she has been developing bespoke design solutions and cultivating enduring relationships.
A highly versatile creative, Danica is equally comfortable illustrating children’s books or designing visual identities for corporate clients. In recent years, she has created a range of award-winning wine labels and has been responsible for the design of pop-up events for big brands including Jose Cuervo and Adobe.
Danica believes that good design starts with insightful ideas and enjoys bringing concepts to life with precision, flair and craft. Her varied skill set encompasses classic branding, packaging design, art direction and editorial design.
After hours, Danica may be found running with her two dogs in one of the many beautiful forests surrounding Cape Town.