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Guille Manchado / Shaking the hand of your reflection

Guille Manchado’s recent project for the City Council of Barcelona, Spain is an illustration on self-awareness. Manchado approached the assignment by completing this minimalist illustration of a man shaking the hand of his mirrored reflection.

Guille Manchado / A hug from the deceased on All Saints Day

Guille Manchado’s latest addition to his portfolio on the theme of All Saints Day, a Spanish tradition in which people visit their dead then meet them again the following day on November 1st. Manchado’s powerful image of a spirit hugging a loved one is a moving representation of the holiday.  

Guille Manchado / Sex after 65

Guille Manchado created an illustration to draw attention to the topic of seniors and sex. The latest addition to Manchado’s portfolio presents an older couple sharing a kiss. Manchado hopes people realize that acknowledging sexual interest is no longer seen as taboo when you’re 65 and beyond.

Guille Manchado / Tangled up in a desk chair

Guille Manchado recently created this sensational illustration on living a sedentary life.  This latest addition to Manchado’s portfolio presents a character tangled up in a desk chair. Manchado has created a character that seems to have no interest in changing his passive lifestyle.  Using shape, gesture and just two colors plus black and white, the […]

Guille Manchado / Interviewed by The Design Kids

Illustrator Guille Manchado was interviewed by The Design Kids, an online global resource for students and graduate graphic designers that aims to educate, inspire and connect people to the design industry. Manchado discusses his thoughts on failure and how to develop your own style as an illustrator. Guille’s colorful, graphic, signature style is easily-recognizable by […]

Guille Manchado / Politicians as chameleons

Illustrator, Guille Manchado, recently created a gif on politicians as an addition to his portfolio. He compares the fickle nature of politics and politicians to chameleons changing colors. The message of Manchado’s disappearing politician delivering his speech at a podium is that those in politics express opinions based upon upon the situations they find themselves in […]

Guille Manchado / Paper airplane for Travel + Leisure

Guille Manchado was commissioned by Travel + Leisure magazine to create an image for an article on cheap airline tickets. Manchado’s illustration of a paper airplane shadowed by a real plane brilliantly shows the illustrator’s art of creating a visual image from a simple yet bold concept.

Guille Manchado / A common future in programming for La Directa

Guille Manchado was commissioned by La Directa, a Catalan newspaper, to create illustrations on the topic of computer programming. In the article, ” A common future in programming,” the author claims that technological sovereignty is in service to the community. Manchado’s illustrates the two most-often used methods of saving our data online. The first illustration shows a matrix-like net […]

Guille Manchado / Being a member of the absolute minority

Guille Manchado created a recent addition to his portfolio on what it’s like to be a part of society’s absolute minority. Manchado asks, “Does being different from the masses make you go unnoticed or does it highlight you even more?”  

Guille Manchado / Books and flowers for Télérama

Guille Manchado was commissioned by Télérama, a well-known French cultural magazine, to create illustrations on literature and ecology. Manchado’s illustration of books that look like flowers opening and a second illustration of a man reading behind a green plant show simply how literature and nature play off one another.  Manchado’s minimalist, graphic style lends itself to a […]

Guille Manchado / An interview with Creative Digest

http://www.creativedigest.net/i-think-creative-people-have-to-learn-to-coexist-with-failure-illustrator-guille-manchado/ Guille Manchado was interviewed by Creative Digest, an online resource for creative professionals. Creative Digest is dedicated to supporting creative work and those who create it. Manchado’s colorful, simplistic style is easily recognizable for its strong imagery and simplified forms. The illustrator shares his vision for being creative as part of the interview. Guille also discusses how he became […]

Guille Manchado / Discovering an alternative path

Guille Manchado’s recent addition to his portfolio on discovering alternative paths in life. With a searchlight lighting the way, Manchado’s illustration begs the question: “Are you someone who follows the conventional path or are you open to an alternative route?”    

Guille Manchado / Corruption wears a gabardine coat

Guille Manchado’s recent addition to his portfolio presents corruption in the form of a man wearing a gabardine coat. What’s inside his coat? Deals that will be exposed as corrupt. Manchado’s cloak and dagger portrayal of what happens behind the scenes in business is a thought-provoking game of hide and seek perpetrated by those who gain to profit from dishonest business dealings.  

Guille Manchado / An interview with Guille Manchado

Guille Manchado was interviewed by Ballpit magazine, a publication dedicated to featuring interviews with well-respected artists.  The magazine is known for searching out artists of note. Manchado’s illustration of a man lifting a brick wall to see what’s behind it is an apt image to shine a light on what exactly is behind an artist’s work.    

We’re thrilled to welcome Spanish illustrator Guille Manchado to our Gang!

Originally from Barcelona, Guille Manchado had his first contact with art throught graffiti. He then studied illustration and graphic design in Barcelona. Manchado now creates conceptual illustration because he believes that illustration is a way to solve problems and to make people reflect and think. His characters are always anonymous, built from round shapes and plain colors.


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