Designers Against AIDS

Designers Against AIDS is an international platform that aims to reach out to young people by using their favorite celebrities from the worlds of music, fashion, sports and art to raise their awareness on the importance to practice safe sex.

During his time as Creative Director for the organization Javier Barcala has worked on 50+ projects with over 300 artists, designers and influencers the world over. Through multiple successful collaborations with lifestyle brands such as MARC JACOBS, CALVIN KLEIN, COINTREAU, EASTPAK, PLAYBOY or JEAN PAUL GAULTIER... selling in renowned stores such as Colette and Dover Street Market, and through media coverage in lifestyle TV, glossy magazines and daily newspapers (International Herald Tribune, Vogue, Interview, i-D, Vanity Fair, MTV, Elle, Marie Claire, Le Monde, El País, New York Times...), DAA has gathered an international reputation as one of the leading youth-oriented organizations in the world today.

DAA's collaborators include JEAN PAUL GAULTIER, LEVI'S, H&M, KENZO, VETEMENTS, KENDAL JENNER, LADY GAGA, CALVIN KLEIN, RAF SIMONS, MARTIN MARGIELA, JEREMY SCOTT, GIGI HADID, CARA DELEVINGNE, MANOLO BLAHNIK, DRIES VAN NOTEN, ANN DEMEULEMEESTER, DITA VON TEESE, THE CURE, OLIVIERO TOSCANI, GIAMBATTISTA VALLI, LOVE MAGAZINE, NICOLA FORMICHETTI, JACQUEMUS, EASTPAK, AGYNESS DEYN, GARETH PUGH, KATHARINE HAMNETT, HOUSE OF HOLLAND, ROISIN MURPHY, PEREZ HILTON, ALEXANDRE VAUTHIER, HANNELORE KNUTS, BERNHARD WILLHELM, HENRIK VIBSKOV, WALTER VAN BEIRENDONCK, ERWIN OLAF, PEACHES, PRINCE MANVENDRA SINGH GOHIL and 300+ other influential artists, designers, musicians, sports figures...