Antonchu Solano

Rafa Sañudo

Cadiz, 1961

Graphic designer with more than 30 years of experience in the world of communication and promotion, especially in the area of ​​entertainment: film and television.

Specialist in creating brand image and identity, building and telling stories around it; to communicate it, to transmit its values.

After two years as art director at the East West Creative agency (New York), he became an associate graphic designer at the La Luna Design Team in Madrid until 2000 when he created Antonchu Solano Comunicación Gráfica.

Since mid-2016, he teamed up with Raro to develop audiovisual projects where design and graphic image are the main elements in their content.

Creator of credits and headings since the nineties. Among others:A Ciegas, París-Tombuctú, No te Fallaré, 7 Vidas, Periodistas, Aida, Águila Roja, Isabel, Ángel o Demonio, Carlos Rey Emperador, Via Vis, La Verdad, El Caso, Pulsaciones, La Catedral del Mar, El Accidente y Estoy Vivo. Ha desarrollado la imagen de programas como El Club de la Comedia, Noventa Minuti, Desafío Mental, Pool Fiction, Ninja Warriors and Del 40 al 1 de Los 40.

Creador de títulos de crédito y cabeceras desde los años noventa. Entre otros: A Ciegas, París-Tombuctú, No te Fallaré, 7 Vidas, Periodistas, Aida, Águila Roja, Isabel, Ángel o Demonio, Carlos Rey Emperador, Via Vis, La Verdad, El Caso, Pulsaciones, La Catedral del Mar, El Accidente y Estoy Vivo. Ha desarrollado la imagen de programas como El Club de la Comedia, Noventa Minuti, Desafío Mental, Pool Fiction, Ninja Warriors y Del 40 al 1 de Los 40.

New York, 1965

He is a designer and director who relates the different facets of his work through his great passion: illustration.

Bachelor of Arts in Film and Set Design from USC, Los Angeles, has worked as art director for Tim Robbins, John Cusack, Roger Corman, Catherine Hardwicke, etc.
Since his return to Spain in 1990, he has devoted himself to illustration in different print media such as La Razón, Siruela, El Mundo, Vogue, etc.

In 1996, he set up RaRo together with Roberto Huerta, a studio dedicated to design and art direction specialized in record and editorial issues, which has designed more than 400 covers, including artists such as Alejando Sanz, Miguel Bosé, Marlango, María Jiménez, etc. In addition, he has made more than 300 music video clips, winning in 2011 the award for Best Video Clip of the Year at the Music Awards and was a finalist in the last edition of the Latin Grammy.

He has shot advertising campaigns for El Corte Inglés, Línea Directa, etc., and created the corporate image of brands such as Fun & Basic and Grupo Gourmet. Among his most outstanding projects are the design of the Madrid Metro map, the institutional image of the Ministry of Culture of the CAM or the design of the commemorative collection that celebrates the 30th anniversary of the SM publishing house, but his work extends to very diverse disciplines such as the storyboards that he made for the Coen brothers in Fargo or the costume illustrations for The Big Lebowski.