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16 October 2018

Graduation Ceremony of the class of 2018 in the Bachelor’s Degree in Design and the University Master's Degree in Research in Art and Design

On 23 October, the Graduation Ceremony of the class of 2018 in the Bachelor’s Degree in Design and the University Master's Degree in Research in Art and Design will be held, with discourses by Ariadna Valldeperas and Maria Viladomiu, recent graduates; and a lecture by Josep Bagà, designer, EINA alumni and current member of the Board of Trustees of the EINA Foundation; featuring the presence of Pilar Vélez, director of the Barcelona Design Museum, and Carlos Sánchez, vice-president of Institutional Relations and Culture at the Autonomous University of Barcelona.


With the collaboration of: Sauleda and Sumarroca

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16 October 2018

Luci Gutiérrez on the Postgraduate in Creative Illustration

Luci Gutiérrez, a Barcelona-based illustrator will be talking about her work in an open session on the Postgraduate Diploma in Creative Illustration and Visual Communication Techniques.

Gutiérrez has worked in illustration for advertising, publishing and the press both nationally and internationally and her work has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times and many more publications.

The books she has worked on include Kamasutra, with texts by Felipe G. Gago. She has also worked extensively with Italian publisher Orecchio Acerbo Miss Galassia, by Stefano Benni, La valigia delle carabattole, by Ljudmila Petruševskaja, and L’albergo delle fiabe by Elio Pecora. She is also the author of the book English Is Not Easy, published in a number of countries.

New Yorker Luci Gutiérrez
15 October 2018

Collaboration with Vitra through work space design

Students on the Work Space Design subject visited the Vitra Barcelona showroom with the aim of getting to know Vitra Citizen and the new working environments as a starting point of a project to be carried out at the central offices of the Electro Stocks group.

Vitra, one of the leading furniture manufacturers, and specifically its main national representative, Santiago Alorda, will be working with EINA as part of this subject.

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11 October 2018

Project in collaboration with the Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya "Design of a Family Space in the Museum”

Students on the 3rd-year course on the Bachelor’s Degree in Design Space Design Environments, with Anna Alcubierre, have visited the exhibition entitled "Gala Salvador Dalí. A Room of One’s Own in Púbol" at the Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya, where they began the collaboration project on "Design of a Family Space in the Museum”.

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9 October 2018

lectures by Andreu Balius and Albert Corbeto - Gutenberg 2018

As part of Gutenberg 2018, Andreu Balius, teacher on the Bachelor’s Degree in Design, will be giving the lecture entitled "Tipografía, la revolución silenciosa".

Albert Corbeto](https://www.eina.cat/en/eina/professorat/albert-corbeto), teacher on the Bachelor’s Degree in Design, on the Master's in Advanced Typography and the Master's in Graphic Design courses, will be giving the lecture entitled “Incunabula, from the codex manuscript to the modern typographic book”, where he will talk about the appearance of the printing press in the mid fifteenth century and the coexistence of printed material and manuscripts.

Gutenberg 2018
8 October 2018

Participation in the BCD intercluster conference

On 4 October, the Design Cluster, together with CIAC – the Car Industry Cluster of Catalonia organised an intercluster conference with the aim of exploring how design, seen as a discipline that places the user at the centre, can become a key tool in tackling the change of paradigm faced by the car industry.

Oriol Ventura teacher on the Bachelor’s Degree in Design, the Master in Design and Editing of a Product and the MURAD, took part in the conference, reflecting on the relationships between what is private and what is public, the hyperdomesticity of spaces, and the psychoacoustic and psychoclean concepts.

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8 October 2018

Júlia Valldolitx talks about “Endangered Heritage”, her final degree project on the Master’s in Graphic Design

Taking the specific case of El Prat de Llobregat, Júlia Valldolitx proposes the creation of a heritage catalogue within a context of social conflict, highlighting ruined, endangered or unlisted buildings and involving the population in the process of creation of this new catalogue.

The Master's in Graphic Design covers the specific features of graphic design, both in terms of objectives and the analysis, planning, resources and materials or management and direction of printed and online projects. The programme is comprised of two diploma courses: the Postgraduate Diploma in Graphic Elements Design and the Postgraduate Diploma in Web Design.

5 October 2018

EINA takes part in Utopia Markets Illustration

  • Friday 19 October, from 7 pm to 10.30 pm
  • Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 October, from 11 am to 10 pm
  • Utopia126, Barcelona

Once again this year, EINA will be at Utopia Markets Illustration with work by students on the Bachelor’s Degree in Design and former students on the Postgraduate in Creative Illustration and Visual Communication Techniques and the Specialisation Course in Illustration for Children's and Teenagers' Publications.

At EINA’s stand at Utopia126, visitors will be able to chat to and buy work by the participating creators: Alexia Adrover, Lucas Amaral, Queralt Anglada, Nastia Casteleiro, Berta Cervilla, Maria Coll, Karla Cuba, Edgar Duch, Laia Ebert, Santiago Gómez, Ines Lorenceau, Constanza Olea, Sarah Ortega, Adriana Páramos, Arantxa Rueda, Ariadna Veas and Shuang Zhang.

EINA teachers and alumni will also be at Utopia Markets Illustration, including: Laia Arqueros, Mariona Cabassa, Ferran Capo, Srita Cobra, Miquel Gallardo, Adrian Marques (el Marques), Jose Luis Merino and Berta Peiró.

Adriana Páramos
4 October 2018

Gold Colibrí 2018 for the album book by illustrator Joceline Pérez Gallardo

The album book "The Girl Who Hid Too Much", published by Muñeca de Trapo Ediciones and written by Joceline Pérez Gallardo, alumni on the Specialisation Course in Illustration for Children's and Teenagers' Publications, has been awarded the Gold Colibrí 2018 medal. These awards are organised by IBBY Chile.

"La niña que se escondía demasiado", by Joceline Pérez Gallardo
3 October 2018

Presentation of the book “Naixements bestials” (Bestial Births), by Aina Bestard

Aina Bestard, former student on the EINA Postgraduate Diploma in Creative Illustration and Visual Communication Techniques, is presenting her new book “Bestial Births”.

Published by Zahorí de Ideas, the book is a publication that uses illustrations and transparencies to reveal the gestation and birth process of different animals.

Aina Bestard is an illustrator and textile designer and has published three books in the What’s Hidden? collection (What’s Hidden in the Forest?, What’s Hidden in the Sea? and What’s Hidden in the Human Body?), with more than 250,000 copies sold in over a dozen languages.

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3 October 2018

EINA at BIG DRAW 2018 - Barcelona

On Sunday 28 October, a number of venues in the Ribera, Santa Caterina and Sant Pere neighbourhoods in Barcelona, including the EINA Barra de Ferro Arts Centre, will be taking part in BIG DRAW, the Drawing Festival.

“Group Fanzines” is an experimental workshop, led by the Colectivo Baricela, made up of former students on the Specialisation Course in Illustration for Children's and Teenagers' Publications at EINA. In “Group Fanzines”, visitors are invited to take part in the group creation of 7 fanzines on various topics that will be created as an exquisite corpse of self-publishing.

Participants will be able to choose one or more fanzines and provide their own content, with texts and drawings, following the stories already planned and preparing the ground for the next graphic intervention.

BIG DRAW 2018 - Barcelona
2 October 2018

Official Opening of the Barcelona Embassy of THE STATE OF PRINT

The State of Print is formed by a collective of artists surprised and intrigued by the catastrophe of current social political thought and the comedy of the established systems of government. Therefore, we have chosen to drift into a farce of our own impression - an impromptu non-geographic region built on a fluid state of ink and a constitutional base of recycled cardboard. A state that questions the current state of nations and the fact that everything that is formalized by a nation-state is printed: currency, maps, laws, passports, government, news and information, etc. At a time when the current state of the nation's power at the global level is inflexible and dogmatic, this project provides a creative and theoretical antidote to the current paradigm.

State of Print is an evolving project that has established temporary embassies in Ireland, Scotland, and recently in Santander. The opening of the next temporary embassy will be in Barcelona, at EINA Espai Barra de Ferro. Where the print state will become manifest through multiple impressions.

For more information on how to become a citizen of the print status or visit the SOP Embassy in Espai Barra de Ferro, between October 10 and 23.


In collaboration with Sumarroca

Official Opening of the Barcelona Embassy of THE STATE OF PRINT
1 October 2018

Presentation of “Metrópolis”, show jump created by Anna Milla

“Metrópolis”, the jump created by Anna Milla, student on the EINA Bachelor’s Degree in Design and winner of the Fourth “A Jump for the City” Design Competition, has been officially presented in the foyer of the Zona Universitària Metro station on Wednesday 26 September.

Made in the Reial Club de Polo de Barcelona (RCPB) carpentry workshop, the jump will be part of the course in the 107th edition of the CSIO Barcelona Jumping Nations Cup.

“Metròpolis” reflects the different lines in the city’s Metro system. At the presentation, the designer thanked the RCPB for the opportunity to make a project such as this come true, and admitted that adapting to the technical rules of show jumping was one of the challenges she had to overcome.

For the fourth edition of the “A Jump for the City” Design Competition, which strengthens the bond between the centennial sporting competition and Barcelona, as well as the international promotion of the city, the Barcelona Equestrian Challenge (BECH) chose second-year students on the EINA Bachelor’s Degree in Design, in the subjects of Space Design, coordinated by Judit Colomer and Octavi Rofes, and Mock-ups and Prototypes, under the direction of Ariadna Fàbregas and Amadeu Ventayol.

Presentation of “Metrópolis”, show jump created by Anna Milla
1 October 2018

Jordi Català at the Image and Experience Festival: Graphic Narratives in Colombia

Jordi Català, teacher on the Infography subject in the 4th year of the Bachelor’s Degree in Design, is taking part in the 1st Image and Experience Festival: Graphic Narratives, organised by the School of Architecture and Design at the Pontifical Bolivarian University in Medellin (Colombia).

Held on 8 October, the event brings together students, teachers and professionals in the fields of visual communication, design and architecture to discuss topics related to graphic design and information display as a discipline.

Jordi Català will be giving the lecture “From the Cutter to the Networks. Visual Communication and Strategies in Infography”, as wells as the central workshop “Infography and Graphic Narration”. As part of the festival, participants can also visit the exhibition “From the Cutter to the Networks”, which will be open from 1 to 12 October on the Laureles Campus of the Pontifical Bolivarian University.

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26 September 2018

Drawing folder designed and silk-screen printed by Mireia Banchs

This academic year, we’ve got a brand new folder for our first-year students, designed and silk-screen printed by Mireia Banchs in the EINA Barra de Ferro Arts Centre workshop.

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