Gabriel Cañas is an Industrial Designer by Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana in Mexico. He has great interest in Interior Design, Furniture Design and Architecture. Gabriel has been recognized by Architectural Digest as part of the "new generation of designers that give identity to the mexican arts & crafts". His work, often seen as elegant and minimal is self described as “an infinite courtship between lines and curves”.

Work Samples

  • Tetris

  • Oclayos

  • Frame Living Room

Work History

  • Gerente de Proyectos

    • Sportmex
    • Mar 2012 - Present (3 years 2 months)

    Project management and local construction supervision, according to international guidelines, for openings and renovations of nationwide stores for the following brands: Lacoste, Harmont & Blaine, John Varvatos, Scotch & Soda and Eden Park.

  • Industrial Design Manager

    • Promored
    • Nov 2011 - Mar 2012 (4 months)

    Industrial Design managing. Design thinking and conceptualization for BTL campaigns.

  • Design Manager

    • Producciones Diseño Visual
    • Feb 2009 - Nov 2011 (2 years 9 months)

    Concept developing and rendering. Production coordinator of POP material, stand, retail design and furniture manufacturing.

  • Industrial Designer

    • Punto Rojo
    • Jul 2008 - Feb 2009 (7 months)

    Concept developing and rendering of POP materials.

  • Industrial and Interior Designer

    • Zebra Studio
    • Feb 2008 - Jul 2008 (5 months)

    Concept developing and rendering of stands and furniture.

  • Designer

    • TV Azteca
    • May 2005 - Oct 2005 (5 months)

    Sports TV Channel Rendering / Modelling, video edition and motion graphics.

Education

  • Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana

    • Bachelor's Degree Industrial Design
    • 2004 - 2008

Specialties

Awards

ENVASE ESTELAR 2007; DIMUEBLE 2008 (Finalist); EXPO MUEBLE INTERNACIONAL DE VERANO 2008 (Exhibition); MUSEE DU JEU VIDEO PARIS 2010 (Exhibition); PUBLICATIONS: Revista Hábitat, a+a, ELLE Decoration Greece, ELLE Decoration Slovenija, PIG Italy, Construir Brasil, FHM Malaysia, FFFFOUND!, MoCo Loco

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