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Pedro Arturo Ruiz García.
© 2017

Pedro Arturo

Irapuato, Guanajuato, México, 1990

Understanding the world, its moment and context through Design.

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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 /

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.

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Generación DECODE / CONARTE / Monterrey, Mx.

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2013 /

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

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

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Generación DECODE / CONARTE / Monterrey, Mx.

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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2016-… / Global Consumer Design, Whirlpool Corporation
Industrial Designer

Product Design and development for global and regional brands and markets. International experience and tight relationship with other departments and key decision makers. All projects remain confidential until their release to market.

 

2014-… / PEDROARTURO
Independent Design Practice

Take on my own practice, sell projects, coordinate teams, capitalizing Design.

Design projects development for national and international clients of different sizes and sectors. Mostly furniture, object, product, decoration, accessories, textiles and packaging.

Brands’ Creative Direction and Strategy leading multidisciplinary teams by project (Product, Graphic and Multimedia).

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

 

2013 – 2016 / JD-E Industrial Design

Industrial Designer

Design consultancy, research, industrial design and development for leading companies such as Coca-Cola, Tupperware, Arca Continental, PM Steele, Casa Bosques, Diverza, Notwaste, Soriana, Billpocket and Provext, among others.

Intern to Project Lead development working close to Jorge Diego. Project coordination and execution, direct contact with clients and suppliers.

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

5th International Design
Biennial / Santiago, Ch.

 

PRINTED MEDIA

AD México

CHIC Haus

DMT Magazine

Folio

Glocal Magazine

Muros

Stilo

ONLINE MEDIA

ArchDaily
Architectural Digest México
Catálogo Diseño
Coolhunter Mx
Designaholic
Design Milk
Espacio Blanco
Product Design Served
Glocal
Revista Muebles
Trend Hunter
Yatzer