Here is a style of Spanish graphic design that I call matador style. It is the Modernista style, akin to Art Nouveau, and a bit Circus-like, but with the hint of a prize fight poster. What a good-looking bunch. Olé, Olé, Olé!!!!
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Steven Heller is the co-chair of the SVA MFA Designer /Designer as Author + Entrepreneur program, writes frequently for Wired and Design Observer. He is also the author of over 170 books on design and visual culture. He received the 1999 AIGA Medal and is the 2011 recipient of the Smithsonian National Design Award.View all posts by Steven Heller →