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London, United Kingdom
Industrial Designer from Caracas, Venezuela, living in London
Hand Made Renderings
Name: Luis Alicandú
Website: http://www.coroflot.com/caco (mini portfolio)
*EDUCATION & TRAINING*
2011- Naturopathic Nutrition Student
2000-2004 Industrial Design Degree. Instituto de Diseño de Caracas (Venezuela)
2003 - Six months course of 3d modeling and animation – AP Producciones
1999 – Intensive Workshop of Car Mechanics – Universidad Simón Bolivar
1998-2000 Basic Engineering. Universidad Central de Venezuela.
2009/2010 – Unlisted Design Group - London, UK
2008/2010 – Brodie Neill Studio - London, UK
2008 – Hubert Zandberg Interiors Ltd – London, UK
2008 – Contributing Editor for Europe Area – MocoLoco website (www.mocoloco.com)
2008- Top Shelf Toys – New Products Design – Designer/Consultant
2007 – Qurax Studio – Buenos Aires, Argentina – Senior Designer
2007 – Brion Arte Industrial – Buenos Aires, Argentina – Industrial Designer
2006 – Mall Marketing – Industrial Design Director.
2006 – Pkolino -- Child Furniture – Freelance Designer for new products.
2006- Kias Muebles -- Child and Teen Furniture –New Designs and Prototypes.
2006- Alternativas Visuales -- Merchandising Furniture and Exhibition Design -- Technical Production Department
2005- 3D Modeling and Animation for Coca Cola Soccer World Cup Theme Park.
2005- Interior Design for Chivas Regal.
2001-2006 Individual Furniture Projects.
2004-2005 P.S.S. Publicidad—Thermoforming and Plastic Injection Design. Art Department and Prototyping Direction of merchandising material for Nestle, Bigott (BAT Venezuela), Lucky Strike, Kent, Belmont and many other brands.
2002-005 Objetual--- www.objetual.com Redaction Team.
2004 Taller Creativo Guao.-- Theme Park Design, Exhibition Design. Exhibition stands for Nivea, LG. Theme Park Interactive Theatre for Sanitas.
2004—Arq. Lisandro Castro—3d Modeling and design collaboration. Project: Vitral fence for the Venezuela Symphonic Orchestra auditorium
2004 Tigermark Expotecnia.-- Exhibition Design. Exhibition stands for Petrobras, BP, Bayer. Custom made furniture.
2004 5imedia--. Design of touch screen directories for shopping malls.
*KEY SKILLS & ACHIVMENTS*
•Advanced 3d modeling and design CAD CAM .
•Experience working with several materials as wood, MDF, Melamine, Plastic, Acrilyc, Metals, Resins, Fiberglass.
•Experience in Thermoforming and plastic inyection design.
•Handmade Renderings Contest Winner ( 1* and 2* place) www.designer space.com
•”Designer of the Week” at Aedo-to (www.aedo-to.com)
•Products reviewed in several Magazines and Websites (MocloLoco, Designspotter, D.O. Design Only Magazine, Noithat Magazine, Casa Internacional Magazine, Clarin, ARCH Magazine)
•Invited as expositor to Buenos Aires Design Week Expo, Argentina, Design Connection by Cienporcientodiseño.
• Rhinoceros 4.0 (advanced)
. Flamingo 2.0
• AutoCad 2006
• Adobe Photoshop CS2
• Spanish (native)
• English (fluent)
Family, Furniture, photography, sports, travelling, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.
Instituto de Diseño de Caracas
•Designs reviewed in several design websites and magazines all over the world.
•”Designer of the Week” at Aedo-to.com
•Interviewed at several design magazines and websites
•International exhibitor at Design Connection Expo, Argentina