70’s
The pharmaceutical graphics of Enric Huguet

The pharmaceutical graphics of Enric Huguet

“A graphic designer is a poet and linguist of the visual images of the world. Poetry brings warmth and emotion to the message. The linguist logic introduces clarity through the correct articulation of the message. Every work must have emotion, feeling and clarity” said Enric Huguet in an interview with the Col.legi de Dissenyadors Gràfics...
Riera Rojas pen and ink sketches

Riera Rojas pen and ink sketches

Given his range of exceptional skills and talents, it is perhaps ironic that nowadays Roc Riera Rojas is one of the least well-known of Spain’s graphic design pioneers, despite the fact that his work is familiar to several generations of Spaniards. As a graphic artist, illustrator and painter, or painter, illustrator and graphic artist, or...
The press vignettes of Julián Santamaría

The press vignettes of Julián Santamaría

The vignettes created for magazines and newspapers in the 1970’s are an example of the many varied techniques of the designer Julián Santamaría. Santamaria used the forms, punctuation marks, ornamental frames and architectural symbols characteristic of dry transfer Letraset in collages, including his own photographs and illustrations to create a distinctive illustrative style with which...
CAU magazine: Enric Satué

CAU magazine: Enric Satué

CAU –  Construction, Architecture and urbanism – was the magazine of the official college of construction engineers and technical architects of Catalunya and the Balearic Islands. It was first published in 1970, and the initial 20 editions featured a section entitled ‘Visual Communication’ featuring design critiques written by Ferran Cartes. Manuel Vázquez Montalbán, José Miguel...
'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...