2x4 Designs Graphics for Banco Santander HQ in Madrid

Banco Santander had already established excellent design cred by commissioning Kevin Roche John Dinkeloo and Associates for the headquarters in Madrid. A decade later, it was time to open an “innovation office” to focus on technological advancements—and to hire 2x4 to design a dynamic environmental graphics program for 16,000 square feet, to accommodate 50 people. Principal and creative director Jeffrey Ludlow drew pattern inspiration from Lanfranco Bombelli’s 1960’s graphics, updating them with abstracted symbols of apps, battery charging, and WiFi.

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