Hello there! Describing myself: I am proficient in interior design, high level conceptualizing, sketching, rendering and key in hand projects. I am also proficient in advertising, websites design, exhibition design, and illustration. I can be part of multi-disciplinary project teams, this includes architects, project managers, urban planners, as well as artists, film-makers, musicians and others. As a plus, I have a strong interest in green design and sustainability. Enjoy my work!

Work Samples

  • New York City residence

  • Centro Ecotaller Project in Havana

  • Advertising and graphics

Work History

  • Senior Advertiser and Graphic Designer

    • Algadadiva Diseño
    • Jul 2012 - Present (3 years)

    Spanish Company specialized in advertising and printing. Private client. Part time. Commercial and advertising manager, and identity, packaging, digital art, multimedia & web design for a stomatology and ophthalmology Spanish franchises “Grandental, Prestigio, Ahorropticas and Optired”.

  • Senior Interior Designer and Advertiser

    • HAV Design Studio
    • Sep 2008 - Present (6 years 10 months)

    Freelance designer. Key in hand projects. Architecture, interiors and outdoors design. Furniture & Accessories. Exhibit design. High level 3D rendering. Graphics. Advertising revenue. Brand development & Strategy. Web & Media. Principal clients: Embassy of the Republic of Brazil in Havana. Embassy of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela in Havana. Private residence in Guitera´s neighborhood. Algadadiva Diseño, Spain. Soprema Company office in Havana. 3ra & 28 bar and puff. Lopez & Gómez private residence. Melform© Italian Company. RC and IRC Cuba groups. SIECSA & INEL Cuban entreprises. CNAE, Board of the Performing Arts of Cuba. MG Distilleries© in Havana. Gemmacor Jewelery & Watches© Canada. New York City private residence, USA. Pino Torinese private residence, Italy. Centro Ecologico Ecotaller in Havana Metropolitan Park. Cojimar Downtown. CdeCuba Magazine©, Spanish Journal of Contemporary Cuban Art.

  • Senior Editorial and Graphic Designer

    • Editorial Vicepresidency of Latin American Press Agency
    • Sep 2008 - Mar 2015 (6 years 6 months)

    Editorial and graphic designer. Guides: "Varadero. Products and services" and "Touring". “Guía Cultura Cubana 2010”, from Cuba. Newspapers: “Orbe Mexico”, to “La Jornada” from Mexico; “Orbe Colatino” for “Alba Latinoamericana” from El Salvador; “Orbe Bolivia” to “Cambio Internacional” from Bolivia. Magazines: "Siempre Santiago", from Santiago de Cuba gouvernment. “Sol Internacional”, from Mexico. “The Havana Reporter”, No. 12, addressed to the English community in Cuba.

  • Designer and professor. Instructor professor and interior, graphic and editorial designer

    • Havana Faculty of Architecture, CUJAE.
    • Sep 2005 - Jul 2008 (2 years 10 months)

    Designer and professor. Instructor professor— Subjects: Project Introduction, Project I, and Computing III. Designer— Indoors and furniture design for the Research Center of Electronic and Software Engineering CITI. Editorial and graphic design for “AU Architecture and Urbanism magazine”. Webpage design for “Centro de Estudios Urbanos de La Habana‐CEUH”; multimedia “3rd ALFA AURORA Network workshop” 2007, and “SeDUT 2006”.

Education

  • APTECH Limited Institute. New Delhi, India.

    • ITEC SCAAP Scholarship Awarded. Posgraduate course Dipl. Graphic and web designning.
    • 2013 - 2013

    Posgraduate trainning course. Certificate in Graphic and web designning. Students from around the globe: Central America and the Caribbean, Africa, Western Europe and Asia.

  • Higher Institute of Design of Havana (ISDi).

    • Master's degree Management and Innovation of Design
    • 2008 - 2011

    Master Degree in Management and Innovation of Design. Thesis project: “Management and design concepts for street furniture, considering the urban public space. Case study: Cuatro Caminos’s node, Centro Habana municipality. Havana”. Tutor: Prof. Dr. Arch. María Elena Martín Zequeira. Higher Institute of Design of Havana (ISDi). High qualification.

  • Higher Institute of Design of Havana (ISDi).

    • Bachelor's degree. Industrial and Interior Design.
    • 2000 - 2005

    Interiors: interior architecture, volumetric elements, flat overhangs, circulation, ventilation, lighting, niches, openings, celings, floors, space interactions, doors, air bricks and more. History of industrial design, furniture and accesosries. Materials and processes: ceramics, metals, plastics, fabrics, workable wood and fine wood, nanomaterials and more. Ergonomics. Products: mechanics, machines, robotic, hand made. Exhibit design: modular and free stands. Products interface. Furniture and lamps. Accesories. Environmental graphics. And more...

Specialties

Affiliations

MACDES Built Environment and Sustainable Development.

Awards

2011 Holcim Awards for Sustainable Construction 2011. “Centro Ecológico Ecotaller”. Qualified to competition phase. Project No.2, from 20 projects in Central America and the Caribbean. Certificates by Prof. Dr. Hans-Rudolf Schalcher (ETH Zurich). 2008 Holcim Awards for Sustainable Construction 2008. “Main axes in Centro Habana”. “New generation” section. Project No.3. Qualified to competition...
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