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Pedro Arturo Ruiz García.
© 2017

Pedro Arturo

México, 1990

AWARDS & RECOGNITION

2017 /

Selected project / FORMA – Cerámica La Mejor + Kickstarter

Fuente

2016 /

Honorific Mention / AHEC Design Awards México / Toon Category

Portal

Winner / National Design Prize – Diseña México / Decoration Category

Tactile Beats

 

 

EXHIBITIONS

2018 /

Circular / UANL FARQ / PolybionCONARTE / Monterrey, Mx.

Zona Maco Diseño / Shelf / Mexico City, Mx.

Fuente

Linterna / Campamento – Feria de Diseño / Guadalajara, Mx.

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2017 /

INÉDITO – Design Week México / Tamayo Museum / Mexico City, Mx.

Fuente

Hecho en FARQ / Antiguo Palacio Federal / Monterrey, Mx.

Tactile Beats, IO Collection

2016 /

National Design Prize – Diseña México / Franz Mayer Museum / Mexico City, Mx.

Tactile Beats

Where are they now? – DECODE / CONARTE / Monterrey, Mx.

Tactile Beats, IO Collection

2015 /

Milan Design Week – Fuorisalone / Promotedesign Din / Milan, It.

Corazón Moreno

Corredor Cultural Roma Condesa / Mexico City, Mx.

Corazón Moreno

2014 /

Abierto Mexicano de Diseño / Mexico City, Mx.

Melpa

Generación DECODE / CONARTE / Monterrey, Mx.

Melpa

2013 /

5th International Design Biennial / Estación Mapocho / Santiago, Ch.

Óceo

Abierto Mexicano de Diseño / Franz Mayer Museum / Mexico City, Mx.

Óceo

Generación DECODE / CONARTE / Monterrey, Mx.

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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2016 – 2018 / Global Consumer Design, Whirlpool Corporation
Global Brand Industrial Designer

Collaborated on Maytag, Indesit, Consul and Acros Brand Design Language visions, development and implementation cross-category.

International experience and influence working in Brands advanced design and strategy projects from USA, Brazil, Mexico and Italy. Specific tasks included vision creation, design language definition, sketching, 3D modelling, product visualization, strategy building, prototyping and building cross-function relationships.

Whirlpool’s Global Emotional Brand Language implementation in 20+ products.

 

2014 – … / PEDROARTURO
Independent Design Practice

Design consultant for a wide range of clients ranging from furniture, object, and textiles to packaging and brand creative direction. Some clients include Arch, Candor, Colibrí 3D, Dicali Manufacturing, Hecho y Derecho, Lo Esencial, MASISA, Polybion, RCano, Shelf and Torrey.

Personal projects with a more exploratory and expressive purpose, participation in design exhibitions and competitions.

Academic advisor for Design for Business (2017-’18) subject at FARQ UANL Industrial Design program. Conferences and design critique in Mexican Universities.

 

2013 – 2016 / JD-E Industrial Design

Industrial Designer

Intern to Project Lead development coordinating and executing design consultancy, research, industrial design and development projects for leading companies such as Arca Continental, Billpocket, Coca-Cola, Decimal, Diverza, PM Steele, Soriana, among others.

Internal projects eventually exhibited at Salone Satellite, assistance in special projects with Panorámica and Design DECODE.

 

2012 / MadDog StreetRods
Summer practice – Design assitant

Sketched, welded and painted car parts. A super fun hands on experience in this small car restoring workshop in central Mexico.

TALKS & LECTURES

I’m often invited to share and discuss Design topics with students and professionals through workshops and talks at schools, business and cultural venues.

 

2017 /

Advisory teacher / Design for Business / FARQ, UANL / Monterrey, Mx.

2016 /

VII Foro de Arquitectura y Diseño / UDL / León, Gto.

Información Clasificada / Leun’un Arte Habitación / Monterrey, Mx.
2015 /
Querétaro Design Week / Querétaro, Mx.

2014 /
DECODE + Fuera de Contexto / Discussion panel / Monterrey, Mx.

BOOKS

Pupil / Student Design / Nl.

5th International Design
Biennial / Santiago, Ch.

 

 

PRINTED MEDIA

AD México

CHIC Haus

DMT Magazine

Folio

Glocal Magazine

Muros

Stilo

 

 

CLIENTS & COLLABORATIONS

Bandido

Candor Home

Colibrí 3D

Metallic Mfg

Emerge Mx

Grupo TyFSA

Hecho y Derecho

Lo Esencial

Polybion

RCano

Serial

Shelf