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October 21, 2014 - No Comments!

Series of interviews for Catalogodiseño (Chile)

I recently started collaborating with the Chilean website Catálogodiseño (Designcatalogue). The first one was a report of our participation with I Saw The Future at Designersblock 2014 (link to post in Spanish) and more recently a small series of interviews to some of my fellow designers whom I had the chance to share with the last two years in London.

The focus of these written pieces is to unveil part of the motivations and interests I consider to be key for their identity as designers. Each interview is made in English and it has tailored questions according to the designer, I then translate the piece to Spanish and Catalogodiseño publishes them on their website.

I will publish each one of these interviews in English in my blog in case you don't read Spanish : ) and the link to the published version in Spanish. It has been a lot of fun so far, I hope you enjoy them!

 

 

July 2, 2014 - No Comments!

NEW PROJECT – Pulse by Nissan

Last year (2013) in May I had the chance to present this exciting project at Nissan Design Europe as part of the MA Textile Futures (now Material Futures) course. I wasn't able to upload it before because of the privacy agreement but finally here it is.

The name of the project was Emerging Cities / Emerging Trends and the idea was, as the name indicates, to explore the emerging behaviours and scenarios in cities that are now witnessing accelerated growth.

Fulfiling a personal fascination with spies I chose Moscow between three cities (Lagos, Nairobi and Moscow) and you can see the results here.

Enjoy!

 

El año pasado (2013) en mayo tuve la oportunidad de presentar este interesante proyecto en las oficinas de Nissan Design Europe como parte del MA Textile Futures (ahora Material Futures). No podía publicarlo antes por motivos de privacidad pero finalmente acá está.

El nombre del proyecto era Emerging Cities / Emerging Trends (Ciudades emergentes / Tendencias Emergentes) y la idea era, tal como el nombre lo indica, explorar los patrones de comportamiento y contextos emergentes en ciudades que presencian un crecimiento acelerado.

Satisfaciendo una fascinación personal con los espías escogí Moscú entre tres ciudades (Lagos, Nairobi y Moscú) y los resultados los pueden ver acá.

Espero lo disfruten.

June 27, 2014 - No Comments!

IMMINENT BODY – TIMELINES

June 27, 2014 - No Comments!

This is the book I handed in as part of the final material for MA Textile Futures.

The cover is made of 100% linen fabric, screenprinted at Central Saint Martins in London and it has the wonderful logo designed by Comunas Unidas for the project in bright white paste.

The font used is Australis and the white paper is Monadnock 118 gsm.

The two copies were printed and bound in London by myself and they include two folding timelines that I will soon upload as larger images for you to see them.

Thanks to Hugo Fleming and Cristian Lorca and to Imogen at the dye and print workshop in CSM.