Approach

We are an independent graphic design and visual communications studio based in Madrid with a distinguished record of achievements in the fields of editorial design and creation of graphic communication systems.

Working closely with our customers, we carefully track every single one of the project stages.

We believe in clear ideas and uncomplicated solutions. Our execution is meticulous, and our focus is very much on typography.

We rely on a network of collaborators – photographers, illustrators, typographers, architects, industrial designers, digital media specialists and editors – who join our team if specific projects call for it.

We have developed projects for the AECID-Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation, the Ministry of Culture of Spain, the Musée d’Orsay, the Museo Arqueológico Nacional, the Museo Cristóbal Balenciaga, the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, the Museo Nacional del Prado and the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza.

Our works has been recognized by a number of national and international awards. We have taught specialist courses on editorial design and typography, and have given conferences on visual communications within the museum setting.

Clients
  • AECID. Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores y de Cooperación
  • Fundación Mapfre
  • Fundación María Cristina Masaveu Peterson
  • Fundación Telefónica
  • Grupo Planeta
  • Ministerio de Cultura
  • Museo Arqueológico Nacional
  • Museo Carmen Thyssen Málaga
  • Museo Cristóbal Balenciaga
  • Museo Picasso Málaga
  • Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza
  • Phaidon Press
  • Penguin Random House
  • Real Academia Española
Awards
2013
  • European Design AwardsGold
    Symposium Edward Hopper, Film and Modern LifeMuseo Thyssen-Bornemisza
  • D&AD AwardsNomination
    Symposium Edward Hopper, Film and Modern LifeMuseo Thyssen-Bornemisza
  • LausSilver
    Symposium Edward Hopper, Film and Modern LifeMuseo Thyssen-Bornemisza
2012
  • D&AD AwardsIn Book
    Africa.es: Seven African Views of SpainAECID. Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation
  • LausBronze
    Africa.es: Seven African Views of SpainAECID. Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation
2011
  • Premios Visual de Diseño de LibrosGold
    Miguel HernándezEditorial Espasa
  • Premios Visual de Diseño de LibrosBronze
    Imprenta Real. Fonts of Spanish TypographyAECID. Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation
  • Premio de Edición Lázaro Galdiano 
    Ismael Smith. Cuaderno de ParísFundación Mapfre
2010
  • European Design AwardsGold
    Imprenta Real. Fonts of Spanish TypographyAECID. Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation
  • Fedrigoni Top Applications 
    Imprenta Real. Fonts of Spanish TypographyAECID. Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation
  • LausSilver
    Imprenta Real. Fonts of Spanish TypographyAECID. Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation
  • Premios a los Libros Mejor EditadosMinisterio de Cultura
    Imprenta Real. Fonts of Spanish TypographyAECID. Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation
2009
  • Premios Visual de Diseño de LibrosBronze
    The Art of Making BooksArtes Gráficas de Madrid
2008
  • Graphis Design AnnualGold
    Swan DiveSiesta
  • LausSilver
    The OrchidsSiesta
2005
  • Premios Daniel Gil de Diseño EditorialGold
    José Ortega y Gasset. Obra completaTaurus/Fundación José Ortega y Gasset
2003
  • LausGold
    Bibliotecas Hispánica e IslámicaAECID. Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation
Lectures
2015
  • Instituto Europeo de Diseño Madrid
    Directors Intensive MA in Graphic Design
2014
  • Instituto Europeo de Diseño Madrid
    Directors Intensive MA in Graphic Design
2013
  • Universidad Carlos III de Madrid 
    Master in Cultural Management
    Litterae XVI. 
    The design of culture. The culture of design
  • Istituto Europeo di Design Madrid
    Master of Typography Design
2011
  • University of Porto
    Faculty of Fine Arts
    A Book is Born
    Master of Graphic Design and Editorial Projects
2010
  • Ministry of Culture of Spain
    Museums and Graphic Identity
2009
  • Spanish Association of Museologists/
    Ministry of Culture
    Building the Museum’s Graphic Identity
Team
  • Sonia SánchezCreative Director 
  • Paco LacastaCreative Director
  • María Aguilera AranazEditorial Project Manager
  • Adela MoránGraphic Designer
  • Jesús RabazasGraphic Designer
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