Watch: The Cuban Designers Behind Our Exhibition of Cold War Graphics

Our exhibitions team went to Havana to meet the artists whose extraordinary work features in our five-star exhibition.


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OSPAAAL’s designers were extraordinarily prolific, highly creative – and remarkably under-studied.

The lack of existing research on this fascinating design studio, along with the poor state of the Internet in Cuba, meant going out to do some on-the-ground research was an essential part of putting the Designed in Cuba exhibition together.

Curator Olivia Ahmad and Exhibition Associate Valentina Zunino went to Havana to interview the surviving designers – here’s a selection of those discussions.

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