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Amador Garrell: local design

Amador Garrell: local design

The graphic designer and printer Amador Garrell came from a long line of graphic arts professionals who were known for their experimental endeavours within the field. He began his career as a signwriter and cartoonist for the Catalan magazine “La Gralla”. In 1954, after completing his first few jobs in Barcelona, he returned to his...
Other bulls by Manolo Prieto

Other bulls by Manolo Prieto

June 16th 2012 marks the centenary of the birth of the graphic artist Manolo Prieto, author among many other works of the so popular silhouette of the Osborne bull. Manolo Prieto –artist, painter and illustrator as he liked to present himself– was born in El Puerto de Santa María (Cadiz, Spain) in 1912, the very...
'Plaquetas’: Ricard Giralt Miracle

‘Plaquetas’: Ricard Giralt Miracle

The ‘plaquetes’ were greetings cards created by the ‘Filograf’ studio of designer Ricard Giralt Miracle. Sent out between 1953 and 1989 at christmas, or in the summer, they represent the synthesis of Giralt Miracle’s graphic world; his most personal, and gratifying work. Employing texts by Cervantes, Dante Aligheri, Juan Ramón Jiménez, Maragall or Salvat Papasseit...