Pilar Sola

Pilar Sola – Designer

Award winning designer and art director with extensive background in the publishing industry and good eye for production details.

Overview

Hi! I am an independent graphic designer and art director based in the sunny Barcelona. I have extensive management experience in my own company and I am specialised in product and editorial design. For more than 13 years I've been bringing to market businesses, brands and products while creating unique visual communication campaigns for national and international clients.

During my career I've been working on many different type of projects, from editorial design to visual identity or artworks for music albums. I love working together with editors, writers or artists to define the concept and, if needed, I could also take care of the production management. I am passionate about details. Choosing the right binding or the best paper is key for all my projects.

Layout and typesetting is part of my daily routine and I feel comfortable both designing the whole book or creating just the cover. I can assist with illustration or photography direction and also deliver assets or any other collaterals for promoting your project in social media or other marketing proposes.

I would love to hear about your project and help to bring your vision to life.
Services
Fiction
Children's Classics Literary Fiction Short Story
Non-Fiction
Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits Design Entertainment Music
Languages
English
Awards
  • Silver LAUS Award in the Art Direction category with Untangle The Roots Music Album
  • Bronze LAUS Award in Corporate Identity small and medium company with Kaleos Eyehunters Identity
  • 1st Prize TASCHEN CHALLENGE (Tablet Application Design Contest) Campus Party, Valencia
  • 1st National Prize Valencia Crea Category Corporate Identity with Berlin Export Identity

Work experience

Self-employed

May, 2014 — Present

Grup62 Publishing House

Sep, 2013 — May, 2014 (8 months)

Graphic design, project and production management for editorial projects for children's books in Catalan language.

Planeta Publishing House

Mar, 2012 — Jul, 2012 (4 months)

Graphic design and production management for editorial projects published by: Minotauro Editorial, Libros Cúpula, Esencia, TimunMas and Zenith.

Elisava

Nov, 2009 — Nov, 2010 (about 1 year)

Head of the in-house design department at the Elisava Design School. First experience managing teams and production, on branding and communication projects for the school needs and its network of studies and teachers.

Portfolio

¡Peligro! ¡Este libro tiene una apariencia muy seria pero, en realidad, es totalmente ridículo! Si un niño te propone leerlo, que sepas que te está jugando una mala pasada. Acabarás diciendo palabras tontorronas y ¡haciendo que todos los que están a tu alreded... read more
Un dia, algú que somiava fundar un nou país independent, va dir amb alegria i il·lusió: «Estic convençut que podríem estar al mateix nivell i ser comparables a Dinamarca». De debò?! Dinamarca?! Aquest és l’objectiu?! No fotem! Ja que ens hi posem, no podem fer... read more
«Creo en la moda como una forma de expresión y de cultura, pero no como algo que nos encasille y nos obligue a vestir lo que dictan las tendencias. Podemos buscar la inspiración en el estilo de otras personas, pero cada cual tiene que poder elegir con libertad... read more
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Un viatge màgic a través dels Estats Units, el Japó, l’Índia, Suïssa i Catalunya!El Mag Lari descobreix, a través d’aquesta travessa mundial, els diferents tipus de màgia, com ara l’il·lusionisme, la prestidigitació, la màgia oriental i les ombres xineses, i r... read more
"Hi ha uns guardians que protegeixen el poema; el mantenen quiet, moribund, deslluït.Som espavilats i suposem que, si el tenen tan ben resguardat, el poema deu tenir alguna gràcia.Sempre hem imaginat que alguna força secreta explicaria tanta atenció i tanta cu... read more

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