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16 June 2017

Article by Jordi Català "Ready for the Graphic Revolution"

Capçalera, magazine of the Col·legi de Periodistes de Catalunya, has published the article "Ready for the Graphic Revolution" by Jordi Català, professor in the subject Computer Graphics, of the fourth year of the Degree in Design.

"Computer graphics has been grounded in editorial work, but it is ready to be expanded beyond the journalistic scope"

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12 June 2017

Participation of Javier Nieto at Innovation And Product Development Management Conference

Between the 11th and the 13th of June Javier Nieto, professor of the Degree in Design and the Master in Design and Product Edition will participate in the 24th Innovation And Product Development Management Conference, at Reykjavik, Iceland.

It is a congress of professionals, academics, and international experts in the area of innovation and product development that pools the last tendencies of the sector on pen innovation, creativity in NPD, o innovation by design, among others. The participation of Javier Nieto addresses how the development of a product or an innovative service influences the interaction with potential users and the rest of the stakeholders that participate in the value chain of each product or service.

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© Javier Nieto
7 June 2017

EINA Presentation Ceremony 50 YEARS

  • Wednesday, June 21 at 19:30
  • CCCB Viewpoint, Barcelona
  • Act open to the public

The 50th anniversary of the foundation of EINA is an opportunity to promote celebration and meeting activities to everyone that has, at some point, been linked to EINA. It is also an opportunity to think about the future and strengthen our teaching and research project.

On Wednesday 21st of June, there will be a presentation ceremony for the 50 years of EINA, which will take place at CCCB's viewpoint (Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona). In the event, there will be a presentation of the project 50 graphic versions of EINA 50 YEARS, and the school's historical file. In terms of the graphic image project, there will be proposals from fifty different graphic designers, linked to the school - professors, former professors, and former students-, authors from several generations and different origins which represent the variety of graphical languages, some with long trajectories, and others who just started their career. As for the Archive, thousands of textual and visual, catalogued and described files containing information about the history of EINA since 1967 will be available online

The event will include the participation of Enric Steegmann, President of the EINA Foundation; Oriol Pibernat, Commissioner of the 50th anniversary: Rubén Alcaraz, Manager of EINA History File, and Anna Pujadas, Director.

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1 June 2017

Chat “Interioritats. Pensar, dissenyar i materialitzar” (Interiors. Think, design, and materialise)

Within the framework of the Master in Interior Design, there will be an open talk "Interiors. Think, design, and materialise" with Anna Alcubierre, set designer and teacher at EINA, Jordi Badia, architect, and Tomàs López, interior designer, former student and former professor at EINA. The session will have the reflexion on the interior design process from three different areas as a main theme.

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31 May 2017

Symposium Southern Perspectives On Transition Design

June 8th and 9th 2017

Transition Design is an emerging field of practice, study and research promoting an active role of design in the transition to more sustainable futures. Considering the complexity of challenges such as climate change, bio-diversity loss, depletion of non-renewable resources, rising inequality or migration crisis, it proposes to integrate different branches of knowledge together along with design’s culture in our response to them. It’s activity is centered in domains such as the relationship between stakeholders and transitions at a systematic level that are always assesed against the context and quality of everyday lifestyles.

The symposium Southern Perspectives on Transition Design aims to be a forum to advance the definition, knowledge, research and practice of the Transition Design with the contribution southern European and Latin perspective among others.

More information

PROGRAM

Thursday June, 8

Conference by Terry Irwin, director of the Design Carnegie Mellon University of Philadelphia, USA, on the Design for Transition. Interventions by Gideon Kossoff, researcher in Transition Design at CMU, and Cameron Tonkinhwise, director of PhD studies at CMU and professor at University of Technology of Sidney.

Friday 9, June, from 9.30h to 6.00h PM

EINA

Morning Session:

Local agents from different origins (design, housing cooperatives, art, sociology, citizens’ movements, philosophy) present experiences related to design for transition, in order to generate a collective debate, with the participation of Terry Irwin, Gideon Kossoff and Cameron Tonkinhwise.
Hosted by: Adrià Garcia i Mateu

Evening Session:

Itinerary A
Workshop with local stakeholders to take the praxis of the design for transition to the aspects learnt in the morning session.

Itinerary B
Academic sessions with communication presentations and posters related to the fields:

  • Southern perspectives on Transition Design
  • New lifestyles for transition
  • Design, art and / or contemporary thought in transition / for the transition.
    Led by: researchers from EINA’s Research Group, Design Processes.

The deadline to submit the abstracts on the platform is May 25th.
A collection of articles and posters will be published in the next issue of EINA's GdR Design Processes.



Coordination:
Tània Costa, Adrià Garcia i Mateu

Collaboration

Symposium Southern Perspectives On Transition Design
25 May 2017

Talk "Progresa adecuadamente; la experiencia de enseñar a ilustrar" (Satisfactory Progress; the Teaching and Illustration Experience) with Gabriela Rubio and Pep Montserrat

On Tuesday 30th of May, the chat "Progresa adecuadamente; la experiencia de enseñar a ilustrar" (Satisfactory Progress; the Teaching and Illustration Experience) with Gabriela Rubio, illustrator and coordinator of EINA's Specialisation Course for Children and Youth Publications and Pep Montserrat, will take place.

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23 May 2017

Mariona Cabassa wins one of the Junceda Illustration Awards 2017

Mariona Cabassa, professor in the Postgraduate in Creative Illustration and Visual Communications Techniques has won the Junceda Awards for the best fiction children's book in 207, ‘El dia d’anar i venir’, edited by Fragmenta Editorial. The book has been awarded for its visual richness, vitality, and its narrative force.

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© Mariona Cabassa
19 May 2017

"The relationship between academic and professional skills in the profile of a graphic designer" Lluc Massaguer's article in the Graphic Journal (UAB)

The Revista Grafica has published the article "The relationship between academic and professional skills in the profile of a graphic designer" by Lluc Massaguer coordinator and teacher of the Master in Graphic Design.

The article points out the key aspects of his doctoral thesis, a case study at EINA Centre Universitari de Disseny i Art de Barcelona. It is formalized in the construction of a diagnostic system that identifies the level of adjustment between the skills taught in the university and the professional skills required in the professional field of graphic design. It is aimed to become a tool to help meet the demands of the professional sector as well as to update the skills in the Degree of Design.

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16 May 2017

EINA's Participation at the Barcelona Design Week

EINA will participate in the Barcelona Design Week, which will be open during the month of juny. We will organise the following activities:

###Exhibition "Runaways and other stories", by the students of the Postgraduate in Photography and Editorial Design

###Symposium Southern Perspectives On Transition Design

  • 08/06/17 and 09/06/17
  • The symposium aims to be a forum for debate for progress in defining, knowledge, research and practice of Design for the Transition from the contribution of local contexts in southern Europe and Latin speeches.

Conference Design & Research for Health

  • 09/06/17
  • Participation of Oriol Ventura, professor and coordinator of the Master in Design and Product Editing of EINA.
  • Research in design. From the model to the design project. Present in "From Greenland to Cottage" at Espai Famílies. It addresses a design project that comes from two research projects in the health field. The first aims to redefine and create a workplace model in which attendance is not needed, and the second one to generate and collect data from a participative process, addressed to decision taking and the implementation of a design project. Espai Famílies is a leading concept, developed within the Department of Planning and Patient Experience at Sant Joan de Déu Hospital in Barcelona
  • Disseny Hub Barcelona

EINA's Former students at Talent Show

  • 06/14/17
  • The 1st Talent Show will invite students to participate in the presentation of recent graduates of all design schools in Barcelona, ​​including former students from EINA. This event is aimed at professionals and companies eager to discover new talent. New ideas and innovative projects that stand out for their contribution in the transformation of society will be presented.
  • Barcelona Design Hub
Barcelona Design Week 2017
Barcelona Design Week
8 May 2017

Presentation of the restored version of "Primera Muerte"

On Thursday May 11 there will be a presentation, along with a documentary, of the new restored version of First Death (1969), considered the first video-art piece in Spain, conducted by Jordi Galí, Silvia Gubern, Antoni Llena, and Àngel Jové, artists strongly associated to EINA. The presentation, which will take place at COAC will have a round table Àlex Mitrani, professor in de Degree in Design and the Master of Research in Art and Design (MURAD).

After the screenings, there will be an open discussion to ask questions on this key work that Alexandre Cirici called "el grup del Maduixer", which was not probably an artistic group but an intense and revolutionary moment.

Frame of "Primera Muerte" by "el grup del Maduixer"
28 April 2017

Book "Anuario Lletraferits 2017: Reflexiones en torno a la letra”

Andreu Balius, typographer and professor in the Degree in Design and the Master's Degree in Advanced Typography wished to publish "Anuario Lletraferits 2017: Reflexiones en torno a la letra", which collects articles on design and typography by professionals such as Balios or Albert Corbeto, among others.

You can help this publication come true by participating in his financing campaing.


"The texts have a general interest because they address topics ranging from design to new types of fonts, multiculturalism in typography's design, teaching, research, etc.

It is a remarkably eclectic publication from the editorial aspect, since each author has contributed, with their articles, in what they are interested in. Therefore, it's a collective element that reflects the diverse character of the whole collective".

"Anuario Lletraferits 2017: Reflexiones en torno a la letra" by Andreu Balius
28 April 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS Symposium Southern Perspectives on Transition Design

The symposium Southern Perspectives on Transition Design aims to be a forum to advance the definition, knowledge, research and practice of the Transition Design with the contribution southern European and Latin perspective among others.

ABSTRACT THEMATIC AREAS

  • Southern perspectives on Transition Design
  • New lifestyles for transition
  • Design, art and (or) contemporary thought in (for) transition
  • Transition Projects presentation

PRESENTATION AT THE SYMPOSIUM

  • Oral communications, free format, 10 to 15 minutes talk, in Catalan, Spanish or English
  • Posters, free format

###PUBLICATION

  • All abstracts, papers and posters accepted will be published in the symposium proceedings in the web Design Processes Research Group. Innovative Practices in Art & Design, EINA-UAB
  • Selected abstracts to be developed after symposium as articles will be published in the Journal of Design Processes (JDP), from the Design Processes Research Group, EINA-UAB, volume 2, monograph about the Symposium and Transition Design topics

More Information:

Symposium Southern Perspectives on Transition Design
24 April 2017

Presentation of projects by Martí Ferré, Rai Pinto, and Dani Rubio at IdN Magazine

The projects carried out by former students Rai Pinto and Dani Rubio, and Bildigrafiks, Martí Ferré's studio, are presented in the 23rd edition, num 5, of the IdN (2017) magazine, which is dedicated to graphic design projects from all over the world.

Presentation of projects by Martí Ferré, Rai Pinto, and Dani Rubio at IdN Magazine
7 April 2017

EINA’s Open Day

##April 21st- From 10 am to 6 pm

The Open Day is an open and participatory event, held at EINA. We give detailed information about our Degree in Design. During the day, students perform level design activities and seminars on every subject and discipline, and at the same time, teachers guide visits to the facilities and explain the methodology.

###Guided Tours From 10 am to 6 pm
Tours every 30 minutes
The teaching staff will guide you through the facilities of the centre as you discuss all the details of the university's Degree in Design we teach, and clarify your doubts and questions.

On this tour, you will see the work developed by the students exposed in different classrooms of the school, in relation to the various professional disciplines performed: Graphic Design, Interior Design, Product Design, Visual Culture and Design Creation.

###Activities
EINA

  • Walking on the board
    Creating large-scale cantilever structures that will support the weight of one of its designers.
    Applied Physics design.
    1st year with Raúl Oliva
    Front garden

  • Coating Project
    Models and Prototypes.
    2nd year with Ariadna Fábregas and Axel Legares
    EINA Campus

  • ExpoRevistes
    To discover first copies
    Library
    2nd Floor

  • Entrepreneurship Competition
    Presentation of projects in collaboration with Barcelona Activa
    Design and Management, 1st year with Georgina Curto
    1st floor

  • Freed Books
    Choose the book you want to take
    Different locations

  • Fundació EINA Fons d’Art
    Visits at 11 am and 1 pm with the art historian and professor Àlex Mitrani.

###Exhibitions TOOL became a great exhibition area for all the projects developed by the students. The distribution of the different fields of the Degree in Design this year will be:

  • Major in Interior Design: Ground floor.
  • Major in Graphic Design: 1st floor.
  • Major in Product: 2nd floor.
  • Major in Visual Creation: E1.
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