Design

Articles about design

Lucas Muñoz Muñoz

Feeling and sustainability

Designer Lucas Muñoz Muñoz, who reuses elements from recycling centres, factories, or shops, invites us to discover the creative and aesthetic potential of materials that we’re too quick to call rubbish.

Laura Meseguer

The power of typography

Have you ever stopped to think about the font you choose to write with and what it expresses? Laura Meseguer asked herself this question as a child and, over time, typeface design has become her life.

Reskate Studio

Meaningful spaces

María and Javier took the leap from design to public art with murals that have taken them to several cities around the world. Creations that, under the umbrella of Reskate Studio, seek to attract the public gaze and awaken consciences.

Del Hambre

Illustrator in all caps

Being an illustrator means more than drawing well, it means conveying an idea or telling a story in the simplest and most direct way possible. This goes beyond style, technique, or aesthetics, according to Del Hambre.

Antoni Arola

The master of light

Design found Antoni Arola, and not the other way around. He saw the light and started creating inspired by it until becoming one of the most relevant designers in the world. Usefulness, yes, but also beauty and essence are the keys to his work.

Manuel Estrada

The power of design

Veteran designer Manuel Estrada continues to face his work with the eagerness of a novice, but the time has come to look back: the exhibition ‘Leer libros, diseñar portadas’ [Read books, design covers] goes over his 30-year career.

Lacol and La Borda

Architecture for and by the people

La Borda, a collective housing building in Barcelona, won the Mies van der Rohe Award granted by the European Union in the Emerging Architecture category. We chat to Lacol, the studio that came up with the idea for it.

Valencia

World Design Capital

Valencia is the World Design Capital 2022 and Cristina Chumillas, arts and cultural manager, recommends some of the exhibitions that visitors to the city of the Turia river can find.

Ignasi Aballí

Filling the void

His work draws from Magritte, Duchamp, On Kawara and Michael Asher, among others. His elegant and minimalist conceptual art teases the audience to make them think. His latest project? The 'empty' Spanish Pavilion at the Venice Biennale.

María Hesse

A woman among paintbrushes

If there’s one essential in María Hesse’s life, it’s her paintbrushes. Through them she adds colour, sensibility, and passion to the pages of all her books.

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