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Pau Garcia Sanchez // Human Research and Visual Design

A’Design Awards

Pleased to announce that together with the Product Designer Pol Trias Coca we won a Platinum A’Design Award in Communication and Graphic Design for the project Nankin Lab! www.bit.ly/1cvwfke


Behance Portfolio Review

The third Domestic Data Streamers intervention is a voting system for the candidates of the Behance Portfolio Review of Barcelona. By generating an ephemeral lab where data is literally turned into liquid, we are able to measure and visually perceive the votes made.



New Publishing!


Another publication this time with Dopress Books.


Promo Swingmaniacs

In exchange of a free year of Swing lessons I’ve done this little video for the school.

Taming The Wild


Human power exists in many ways, there is no better example than that which we exert on gardens, which is literally the taming of nature into ordered, symmetrical and static shapes.

Taming the Wild is an installation that reflects this dialogue between the natural course that leaves follow, and our ability to mould them into the forms that we wish.


Check the full project at Behance

Color Tracks Brand

Urban art has been from the beginning a way to interpellate the casual viewer, walls, banks or any surfaces with apparently no space for art were the target of this actions.

Color Tracks follows this philosophy, is the work that founds the spectator. The gallery can not be voluntary visited, must be the result of chance and there resides its value and impact.

View the full project on Behance

FAD Laus Awards

Two Bronze! The awarded projects has been Nankin Lab and Balance&Time projects developed in collaboration with Eva Vera and Pol Trias.


REcall Norway: Falstad Center

During this last days of June I’ve been working at Falstad Center on Norway for REcall Project, specifically in the area of forest. REcall seeks to formulate a new role of the architectural environment based on invigorated research on the cultural landscapes of WWI and WWII and strengthen the attention on the management, documentation and preservation of this heritage.The project group see that any cultural landscape – i.e. architecture- is characterized by its dynamism, temporality and changing priorities in social perception.We stress that the research we develop will generate the values to be protected tomorrow. On the strength of this account, our project proposes the development of sustainable and innovative architectural practices for reuse, valorisation and communication of the XXth Century European Conflict Heritage considered as Cultural Landscape.


Viction:ary, Small Studio Great Impact

The book has finally arrived! So1o 2uo 3rio gathers the thoughts and works of 30 award-winning design units such as Daniel Broskstad, Craig&Karl, Lo Siento, Astrid Stavro and much more from 18 cities from across the world. Pau Alekumsalaam has been selected as one of this small studios cases.

You can preorder the book by Amazon.

Nankin Lab Exhibition

Chaumont is located in the region of Champagne-Ardenne. For two weeks it becomes the location for the Festival International de l’Affiche et du Graphisme de Chaumont. A playground for creatives. Full of activities, lectures, exhibitions and workshops hosting great designers and future promises. A place characterized by good humour and constant activity.

We’ve been there with Nankin Lab, proposing a constructive system using destruction as a constructive weapon. It’s been a great success with a big feedback, whereas the participation of visitors has been overwhelming. We want to thank the entire organization who has proactively collaborated to make this project possible and to Elisava School of Design and Engineering of Barcelona, for all the support they have given us. We can only say one thing, hope to see you next year!

Check the whole adventure in France at our Under Destruction Blog and the behance project here.


Two nominations for the FadFest Laus Awards!

Check the nominated projects at Nankin Lab BehanceBalance&Time Behance.

Illustration for Redbull Art Collective

On the image also with Pnado, Jaikme, Mònica Castel and Miguel Olivera

Elisava Èxits Exhibition

Beers, geeks and great work at Elisava School of Design and Engineering.

Rebranding The Truth

A brand experiment. Just to practice my design skills in weird fields.

Check the whole project here

Common Ground Exhibition

common ground / ˈkä-mən ˈgrau̇nd / noun
a basis of mutual interest of or agreement

The city has defined itself, since its origin, as a double territory with two qualities: to form a delimited space and, within that space, to connect to other territories. The elements of the city evolve in time, allowing its territory to grow out of its geographical and tangible limits.  As a delimited space, it develops a public perception, not only visible (with the right to be overseen) but also accessible (with the right to be visited and experienced) by its inhabitants.

Having explored and experienced diverse aspects of the city during the three month residency program, Klaus Fruchtnis and Pau Garcia agreed to collaborate on a perception: forms that appropriate both time and space in order to create a new physical yet perceptual way to rediscover the city.Common ground: GPSme / Exitum, proposes flexible, simple volumes and continuous surfaces that translate their experience on the territory.

“The urban landscape, among its many roles, is also something to be seen, to be remembered, and to delight in.” The Image of the City, Kevin Lynch

Conference at Istituto Europeo di Design

Talk  at Istituto Europeo di Design with the artist Klaus Fruchtnis, about the new ways to construct subjective cartography.

Everything is Ending – 3D Neighbours

With 3D Neighbours we were thinking in the best way to say goodbye to the earth if finally this 2012 is the last year before apocalipse.

Winner of BusinessInFact contest

The brand video for BusinessInFact people!

Dos Rals

New graphic stories in collaboration with Daniel Llugany


also in Facebook and Twitter 

Smart Phones, Stupid People – 3D Neighbours

The biggest piece we have done as 3D Neighbours collective. Working again with the platform Murs Lliures over a huge wall in Tres Xemeneies of Barcelona.

Worclaw Biennal – 3D Neighbours

The last work of 2012 with 3D Neigbhours.

Arbusto Films coming to Italy

You Are Free – 3D Neighbours

Die Trying

Urban Wire Intervention

Fabrica Workshop for Benetton

This days I’ve been working with the graphic designer Eva Vera in a visual piece for the life windows of Benetton shops in Barcelona and Milan. We also have to thank the indispensable help of Bogidar Mascareñas and Lorena Martinez.

 You can check the final piece here: 



Promo Video 3D – 3D Neighbours


Arbusto Films Branding and Website

Jelly Type with Bogidar Mascareñas

Video shooting of the lettering of Bogidar Mascareñas. This is what happens when you play with jelly and typefaces. Take a look to the full project here: Ephemera.

Nankin Lab Full Project (Spanish)

Destruction Test #02

Check Nankin Lab Website

Informe Menstrual

Festival International Art of Benicássim

Our proposal for the artist intervention on the beach in Benicássim.

Destruction Test #01

City Burka

Sometimes I found myself thinking that I’m an awesome visual poet.


Hace unos días vimos esta pregunta perdida en un foro. Una tal Sandra quería saber como se libera un móvil. Una Sandra anónima, una Sandra que desde el 28 de diciembre del 2011 nadie le ha hecho caso. Nos hemos pasado toda la Semana Santa haciendo un vídeo para resolver esa duda anónima. ¿Como se libera un móvil? Aquí el vídeo.

Rebuilding Destruction


Rocking Stones

Revision of the logo, I always thought it could be better.

Four Roads Prision

We went to the prision of Quatre Camins with Persianes Lliures to do an art workshop with the interns. Amazing experience.

Smash Llongueras

Long time ago I had a few problems with a hairdresser, then I designed this gadget. We’ve all had a bad hair cut. We’ve all thought about pay back. Part hairbrush, part knuckle busters that seem to be straight out of Sweeny Todd’s kit. The gadget presumably sticks-it to Lluís Batlle Llongueras, a famous Spanish hair stylist whose chain of salons carry his name. It features wood-engraved artwork and the expression:
“God bless you.”

Edmond Stay

Edmon Stay is a guy with a huge problem, every time he blink, he appears in other side. Obviously that could bring you some problem on the ordinary life.

P-Art Urban Gallery 2011

After two months of hard work with my brother we are proud to show the result of the event P-Art.

Visit the website:


Dolorosa Typeface

Dolor means Pain. You can imagine the headache this project gave me. I have done the type, now I just need a baseball team to develope the brand.

Mahagonny, Elisava theater team

There are a few things on Elisava that I enjoyed 100% with no dark side. One is the coffe robot, that if you want it gives you more sugar for free, and the other is the Theater Team of Elisava School.

WTF are you doing?

A book that tries to give some light about this urban phenomenon called graffiti writing.

How to make a proper Porn Producers Brand

Some Lettering Works

Sometimes I travel, when I travel I take a pencil and a paper, and I draft words. After a while, I digest them and I transform them into vectors.

Press The Button Project

Press The Button Project was a project made in collaboration with Octavi Serra during our Erasmus in Slovenia in 2011.

Check the website: