Originally from Germany and living in Madrid since 2001, Gabor brings a unique mix of passion and rigor to brand expression projects in his role as Executive Creative Director at Saffron. He leads a talented multicultural design team across Saffron’s different offices in London, Madrid, Vienna and Istanbul, advising and guiding clients such as A1 Telekom Austria, Swiss Re, Belgacom, Rompetrol, Kässbohrer, Bankinter, Vueling Airlines and Coca-Cola through their respective brand challenges.
Working alongside the founders of Saffron, Jacob Benbunan and Wally Olins, he contributed to Saffron’s consolidation as a leading international brand consultancy and its international expansion. Gabor began his branding career in Berlin, where he worked on identity projects for major German automotive companies such as Daimler, Smart and ZF.
He studied design at the Bundesfachschule für Gestaltung in Stuttgart and the Akademie für Gestaltung in Ulm. Prior to that he was trained as a craftsman in sign making, screen-printing and restoration. Gabor is a lecturer at the Istituto Europeo di Design and the IE Business School in Madrid and is fluent in German, Spanish and English.