I'm both an Industrial designer - with degree from Instituto de Diseno de Caracas, Venezuela; and an Interior designer - with a Master degree from Scoula Politecnica di Design, Milano, Italy. Im very passionate about designing quality but affordable products that enhance our everyday lives; products that are useful and meaningful for people and friendly for our environment. I strive to make our world a little better with my design solutions, one product at a time. In 2012 my Master course-group project Ecordeon won a prestigious Australian Green Cites Award as a result of public voting on Australia’s largest and most influential conference for sustainability. Same year I have been extremely lucky to earn an internship in the studio of my favorite designer - Karim Rashid in Amsterdam! What an experience! You can find more information about me below. Thank you for your interest! <3

Work Samples

  • Industrial Desing

  • Interior Design

  • Retail Design

Work History

  • Design consultant

    • BoConcept
    • May 2013 - Present (1 year 7 months)

    BoConcept is a high-end Danish manufacturer of modern design & luxury furniture with more than 300 stores around the world. It's designers include names as Karim Rashid, Henrik Pedersen and others.

    Working in BoConcept Brand store in Caracas I'm providing design consultancy to clients who want to improve spaces they are living in.

    My responsibilities stretch from providing advices on single design pieces to designing complete interior solutions that meet specific client's needs and desires.

  • Industrial Designer

    • Karim Rashid Europe
    • Jun 2012 - Sep 2012 (3 months)

    Karim Rashid is one of the most recognisable and prolific designers of our time. Over 3000 designs in production, over 300 awards with around 20 permanent collections in art galleries world wide he has been my true inspiration.

    I held a position of an Industrial designer intern in his European office in Amsterdam contributing to a number of diverse commercial projects that the studio was involved in.

    My responsibilities included generation and sketching initial ideas continued by detailed developing and 3D modelling of functionality, forms and materials; and concluding with final 3D rendering and presentation.

  • Interior Designer

    • LAI Studio
    • Sep 2011 - Feb 2012 (5 months)

    LAI Studio is Milan based architectural, design and planning studio led by an inspiring architect Maurizio Lai.

    In LAI I was undergoing my Interior design internship straight after completing my Master course in Interior design in Scuola Politecnica di Design, Milano.

    I was engaged in various Interior design & Architectural projects ranging from apartments, offices to restaurants and retail spaces.

    My responsibilities included sketching out ideas, 3D modelling & presentation renderings, as well as taking part in all other studio's activities: sourcing materials, controlling construction progress and visiting suppliers.

  • Industrial Designer

    • Total Display 3500 C.A.
    • Oct 2009 - Sep 2010 (11 months)

    I was mainly occupied with visual merchandising projetcs as an Industrial designer in Total Display 3500, Caracas. I was responsible for developing proposals for clients (graphics + 3D digital/physical models), that would best meet the brief; and was overseeing the production process until the final outcome was in the store / exhibition.
    Brands I worked with: Pepsi, Colgate, Speed Stick, Swarzkopf, Oreo and many others.

Education

  • Scuola Politecnica di Design

    • Master's degree Interior Design
    • 2010 - 2011
  • Instituto de Diseno de Caracas

    • Diploma Industrial Design
    • 2006 - 2009

Specialties

Awards

Winner - Green Cities 2012, Extreme Green Competition (Ecordeon project), Australia, 2012 - as a result of public voting on Australia’s largest and most influential conference for sustainability. Video presentation of the project: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mOIjWvI1lXM

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