EINA University School de Disseny i Art de Barcelona. Attached to the UAB

Teaching Staff

Elena Bartomeu Magaña

Girona, 1978.

Fine Arts Graduate from the Universitat de Barcelona (2001). She studied for a doctorate, being awarded the Advanced Studies Diploma on the “Research in Design” programme at the Universitat de Barcelona (Barcelona, 2005).

Teaching

She has been an IT and Typography teacher in the Higher Level Training Cycle of Advertising Graphics at the Escola Municipal d’Art de Terrassa since 2007.
She also held the post of Head of the Graphic Cycle Department from 2009 to 2011 at the Escola Municipal d’Art de Terrassa.
She was a collaborator on the Master's in Publishing Design course at the Institut d’Estudis Politècnics (IDEP, Barcelona, 2003-2009).

Professional / Research Activity

Founder of the Laidealista.com studio, where she has worked as a freelancer since 2005, she combines her project design work with communicative advice for online and offline projects.
She was Junior Art Director at the HetCetT studio (2003) and web designer with the MTM advertising agency (2002).
As part of the “Research in Design” programme, she conducted a research project in collaboration with the University of Girona (2004). She has been a member of the Research in Design Projects (Reprodis) group, linked to the Department of Design and Image at the Faculty of Fine Arts since 2008.

Publications

  1. Iconicity and entropy: The conceptual reality of visual message
    P&D. 8º Congresso Brasileiro de Pesquisa e Desenvolvimento em Design. Centro Universitário Senac / Campus Santo Amaro, Sao Paulo, Brazil. October 8th - 11th 2008.
    Authors: Elena Bartomeu Magaña, BA Dr Jesús del Hoyo Arjona.

  2. La Tabla de Equilibrio: Una herramienta para el análisis en el diseño de interfaces digitales.
    CISCI. 4ta Conferencia Iberoamericana en Sistemas, Cibernética e Informática CISCI, 2005. International Institute of Informatics and Systemics, Orlando, Florida, E.U.A.
    Authors: Dr Jesús del Hoyo Arjona, Elena Bartomeu Magaña.

  3. La Tabla de Equilibrio 1.0: Una herramienta para el diseño de interfaces digitales.
    CIDAE. I Congresso Internacional de Design dos Alunos da Estal "O Estado da Arte em Design". Outubro de 2005, Universidad de ESTAL (Escola Superior de Tecnologias e Artes de Lisboa). Lisbon, Portugal.

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