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Juan Gatti

  • Juan Gatti © EFE

    Juan Gatti © EFE

  

Speciality

Design

 

 

Date of birth

1950
  


" Graphic designer and photographer. He is one of the pioneering figures in Spanish graphic design."

He was born in Buenos Aires (Argentina) in 1950. He studied art at high school in his hometown. He worked as an illustrator for different advertising agencies and magazines, and illustrated record covers. After a brief stay in New York, where he worked as a creative designer, he moved to Madrid in 1979. He started working as an art director for the record label CBS in 1980. He designed the first records by Miguel Bosé and Alaska, for example. Back then it was the decade of the countercultural movida madrileña movement, and graphic designed in Spain was developing. Gatti collaborated back then with important people in the culture and fashion scene. He has designed the graphic art for most of Pedro Almodóvar's films.

Awards

National Design Award (2004)
Gold Medal for Merit in Fine Arts (2009)

Highlighted works

  • Geografía de la moda española
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