Profile

Carles Murillo

Carles Murillo (Barcelona, 1980) is a freelance graphic designer based in Barcelona. During 13 years he has been the Project Director and Lead Designer in the Barcelona headquarters of the prestigious studio Bisdixit, specialized in graphic design for the cultural sector, among others.

As a member of Bisdixit, he has been awarded several times in Laus Awards, Daniel Gil Prize (Visual), Art Directors Club of New York, the Tokyo Type Director’s Club and the ADCE. His work has been also published in various national and international publications.

He understands design as a process that requires absolute passion and dedication. From a concept to a solid idea, C.M. seeks an optimal solution that must be always intelligent and surprising. Engaging on open dialogs with the client/collaborator in every step, he directs each phase of the process, from creativity to production.

He regularly teaches at IDEP Graphic Design School, participates in talks and lectures, workshops and masterclasses, and was a member of the Laus Awards jury. His work has been exhibited in Tokyo, New York, Rotterdam, Barcelona, Ljubljana, etc.

In 2005 he co-founded ‘Papermind’, an independent self-published artzine with more than 25 issues publishes around the world.

In 2010 he was awarded as a Young Gun at the 8th ADC Young Guns edition, the world’s premier showcase for professional creatives 30 years of age and under held by the Art Directors Club of New York.

In 2012 he created Pescao Fresco, a self-initiated illustrated/visual news bulletin, critical of various political and social issues.

In 2015 he starts to collaborate as art director, graphic designer and co-editor with the Colombian based magazine YUCA, a project by Juliana Gomez and Lina Rincón.

Awards

*Awards while at Bisdixit studio*

 

LAUS
Barcelona

 

2013
*Gold on Book Cover Collection
Art Jove 2010-2011
*Silver on Graphics Applied in Spaces
Contextos en Desuso
*Bronze on Poster Design
19è Jazz Costa Brava

 

2011
*Grand Laus on Editorial
Sala d'Art Jove Publications
*Gold on Editorial, Public Administrations
Sala d'Art Jove Publications
*Gold on Coordinate Elements
L.A. Invisible City
*Bronze on Covers Collection
Sala d'Art Jove Publications
*Bronze on Book Design
Se Busca Curator

 

2010
*Gold on House-Organ
TMB. Projectes Mirades i Somnis

 

2009
*Silver on Selfpromotional
Future is Unwritten 1
*Silver on Annual Report
CASM Vol.3
Silver on Cover's Collection
Papermind Fanzine (collective award)

 

 

PREMIOS VISUAL
Editorial design (Madrid)

 

2011
*Silver on Catalogue
L.A. Invisible City

 

2010
*Gold on Typographic Aplication
Se Busca Curator

 

2009
*Gold on Institutional Book Design
CASM Vol.3

 

2008
*Bronze on Art Book Design
Transart 6
*Bronze on Cover Design
Transart 6

 

 

ADC - ART DIRECTOR'S CLUB
New York

 

2011
ADC Young Guns 8 award

 

2010
*Bronze on Annual Report
TMB. Projectes Mirades i Somnis

 

 

TYPE DIRECTOR'S CLUB
Tokyo

 

2010
*Poster. On book
The Future is Unwritten 1
*Experimental work. On book
6 Arquitectes

Exhibitions

2016

 

Polster. El pols del cartell de carrer
Curators: David Torrents & Marc Martí
Design Musem, Barcelona 

 

2013

 

8th Leandre Cristòfol Art Biennale

Centre d'Art la Panera, Lleida

 

Kien se incendia. Una cabeza sin mundo

Curator: Txuma Sánchez

Centre d'Art la Panera, Lleida

 

2012

 

La Immaculada

Blanc Festival, Vilanova i la Geltrú

 

2011

 

ADC Cube

Art Director’s Club New York

 

ADC Young Guns

Art Director’s Club New York

 

ADC Young Guns

Art Director’s Club Tokyo

 

Type Director’s Club

Tokyo

 

2010

 

Poster Store

Galeria Ras, Barcelona

 

2009

 

Connected Project

Posters Exhibition in Rotterdam, Holland.

 

Chatarra Gráfica

Ciclic, Barcelona

 

2005–2009

 

Papermind. The After 8 Fanzine

Several Exhibitions in Barcelona (Loring Art, Galeria Ras, Heliogabal, Bingoshop, La Felpa, Escola Bau)

 


 

Teaching & Conferences

2016
Jury at Final Degree Projects presentation in BAU, Art & Desing School, Barcelona.

 

2015
Collage workshop “All You Need is Porn”, working in the cronstruction of the porn font family Super Super Grotesk.

 

2013-
Teacher of Graphic Design in IDEP School of Graphic Design, Photography and Fashion, in Barcelona.

 

2013
Jury at Final Degree Projects presentation in BAU, Art & Desing School, Barcelona.

 

2012
Jury at Laus Awards

 

2011
Teacher at Postgraduate in Apllied illustration in IDEP School, teaching with Sara Santos in Experimental Typography.

 

2009-2010
Teacher at Master's Degree in Communicational Design taught by Elisava Univesity, with Pere Àlvaro (bisdixit).

 

2008
Papermind Fanzine's Workshop in the "Festa del Grafisme" in Portbou. Organized by the collective GRRR.

 

Publications

BOOKS

 

Love Type (vol.1): I Love Futura

viction:ary

 

The Visual Dictionary of Graphic Design

Ava Book, Switzerland

 

Type Director’s Club Tokyo Vol. 21

ADC Tokyo

 

ADC Young Guns 8 Annual

ADC New York

 

Laus Awards annual

(Several years)

ADG-FAD

 

ADCE. Art Director Club Europe annual

Premios Europeos de diseño

 

Best Editorial in Spain

Index Books

 

Made in Spain 01

Index Books

 

Posters Made in Spain

Index Books

 

Basic: Posters

Index Books

 

Type at work

Index Books

 

Tempus Fugit. Calendar Design

Index Books

 

Chatarra Gráfica

Tintas alternativas

 

Esc. Enter spanish creativity

Actar

 

Visualizing Culture. Design for culture

A book about Bis

 

Select G. Diseño Gráfico Español

Index Books

 

Átomos Pornográficos

Ediciones Tintas Alternativas

 

No todo el Monte es Orégano

Ediciones Tintas Alternativas



 

MAGAZINES

 

id Pure

Switzerland

 

DPI Magazine

Taiwan

 

Gallery Magazine

UK

 

M-Real. Graphic Design

UK

 

La Mono

Spain

 

EME

Spain

 

Papermind Fanzine (in 18 issues)

Spain

 

Revista On Diseño

Spain

 

Experimenta Magazine

Spain

 

BCN Més

Spain

 

gràfica.info

Spain